University Bulletin 2022-23

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Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language Graduate Certificate

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The TEFL/TESL Certificate provides a credential to individuals who plan to teach English as a Foreign Language (EFL) internationally or English as a Second Language (ESL) in adult/intensive English programs in the United States.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Teaching English as a Second Language (TEFL/TESL ) Graduate Certificate (15 Hours)

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELT 530 Methods and Materials for ESOL 3 hrs
ELT 545* Cross-Cultural Understanding 3 hrs
LNG 500 Introduction to Applied Linguistics 3 hrs
LNG 510 Applied Linguistics 3 hrs
IDE 597 Internship 3 hrs
  Total Hours 15 hrs

* EDF 515 Education in a Diverse Society may be substituted with permission of the program coordinator if ELT 545 is not offered.

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Interim Chair James P. Van Haneghan
Professors Getch, Stefurak, Van Haneghan           
Associate Professors Billingsley, Fregeau, McDermott
Assistant Professors Ding, Gaston, McCarty, Moore, Upton, Zha

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Department of Counseling and Instructional Sciences

The Department of Counseling and Instructional Sciences offers the Master of Education degree in Educational Media (leading to certification in Library Media), and in  School Counseling leading to certification as a school counselor, and the Master of Science degree in Educational Media & Technology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Instructional Design. The department also offers the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Instructional Design and Development.  The department collaborates with the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences to deliver the Ph.D. degree in Combined-Integrated Clinical & Counseling Psychology. Finally, the department offers the B.S. degree and minor in Instructional Design & Performance Improvement.

Interdepartmental education

Faculty within the department offer foundational coursework in Education Technology, Educational Psychology, Educational Foundations, and Educational Research. These courses are offered for students in the undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the college and are designed to broaden and strengthen degree-area preparation.