Students seeking to qualify for the TESOL Multi-Age Licensure only (without earning the Master of Arts degree) must complete the following courses - 36 credit hours.
Transfer credit may be accepted, but at least five courses, including TSL 500, TSL 540, TSL 560, and TSL 590L, must be taken at ODU.
Before applying for a license, the student must pass the appropriate Praxis II / Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) examinations.
|Required Courses ||Credits |
|TSL 500 TESOL Foundations |
|TSL 510 Descriptive Linguistics ||3 |
|TSL 520 Language Acquisition & Development |
|TSL 530 The English Language |
|TSL 540 Cultural Diversity & Education |
|TSL 560 Instructional Methods in TESOL |
|TSL 570 Resources for ESOL & Content Instruction |
|TSL 580 Assessment of ESOL Learners |
|TSL 590L Student Teaching ||9 |
|EDU 518 Content Area Reading & Writing ||3 |
|Total Credits Required ||36 |