MA-TESOL (48 Credits) Requirements
This degree requires students to complete the 48 credits of coursework listed below with an overall average of B or higher. The MA-TESOL (48 Credits) planner is attached here.
In addition to the minimum Graduate School requirements, the following are required:
A. Professional Preparation
CEE 505 Education: Theory & Practice
CEF 547 Principles & Practices of Special Education
CEE 565/PSY 595 Human Development
LIN 524 TESOL Pedagogy: Theory and Practice (Methods I) & LIN 579 Field Experience N-12
LIN 529 TESOL Pedagogy: Language & Literacy Development Through Content Areas (Methods II) & LIN 579 Field Experience N-12
LIN 578 (1 credit) Field Experience in Educational Contexts
LIN 574 Managing Instruction, Assessment, and Resources (this course is taken during Student Teaching)
LIN 581 Supervised Student Teaching grades N-6 (taken in conjunction with LIN 574 and 582)
LIN 582 Supervised Student Teaching grades 7-12 (taken in conjunction with LIN 574 and 581)
B. Linguistics & Foundations
LIN 522 Phonetics
LIN 527 Structure of English
LIN 530 Introduction to General Linguistics
LIN 532 Second Language Acquisition
LIN 541 Bilingualism
C. And two of the following:
LIN 526 Analysis of an Uncommonly Taught language
LIN 542 Sociolinguistics
LIN 555 Error Analysis
LIN 571 TESOL Pedagogy: Curriculum Design and Evaluation
LIN 572 Course Design: Theory and Practice
Any other TESOL-related course approved by the Program Director
D. Two years (12 credits) of language other than English at undergraduate or graduate level.
A. All teacher candidates must complete the following: (these do not expire)
NCE 600 Child Abuse Identification and Reporting
NCE 601 Identification & Referral of Substance Abuse
NCE 602 School Violence Prevention and Intervention
NCE 603 Fingerprinting or https://uenroll.identogo.com/workflows/14ZGQT (fee of approximately $100 applies)
NCE 604 DASA- Dignity for All Students Act (Training in Harassment, Bullying & Discrimination Prevention & Intervention)
B. All teacher candidates must complete the following NYS Teacher Certification Exams
• Educating All Students (EAS)
• Content Specialty Test (CST) - ESOL
For registration and information go to: www.nystce.nesinc.com
Students must achieve an overall grade point average (GPA) of B (3.0) or higher in all graduate courses taken at Stony Brook in order to receive this degree.
For more information on the program application process, contact Michelle Carbone at firstname.lastname@example.org (Graduate Program Coordinator).
For advising, contact Tatiana Luchkina at email@example.com (MA-TESOL Program Director) or Mariann Coogan at firstname.lastname@example.org (Director of TESOL Teacher Preparation and Certification).
For information on student teaching, contact Denise Hannaoui at email@example.com (Director of Field Experience and Clinical Practice).