Share Your Love of Language

Teaching English to others who primarily speak another language is rewarding and in high demand in today's academic, private and corporate environments. Our minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) develops your practical and theoretical skills for English instruction. This minor is not an ESL endorsement for K-12 teachers. Earning the TESOL minor enhances your major course of study and prepares you for pursuing linguistics at the graduate level.

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Admission Requirements

If you are a current undergraduate student pursuing any major at A&M-Commerce, you can easily add this minor to your course of study.

Minor Requirements

This minor consists of 18 credit hours that prepare you for teaching students whose primary language is not English.

Required courses include:

  • ENG 301 Modern Grammar
  • ENG 331 Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENG 358 Language and Society
  • ENG 457 Teaching English as a Second Language
  • ENG 462 Language Acquisition and Processing

Required support courses include:

  • 3 credit hours of a foreign language

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