May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor

Coordinator: Katya Koubek
Phone: (540) 568-6760

The minor in TESOL is designed for students in various fields who wish to acquire professional knowledge related to teaching English to speakers of other languages. Students will gain skills in cross-cultural competence, understand and implement equitable, evidence-based ways of working with multilingual learners, and become familiar with the processes of first and second language acquisition. Students will acquire a foundational knowledge of effective teaching practices to assist and assess multilingual learners. The TESOL minor requires a minimum of 19 credit hours; 16 credits are required core courses and 3 credits are electives selected in consultation with a program advisor.


Total: 19 Credit Hours


1 This course has an additional one credit practicum, TESL 385 .