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MA, TESOL, Grades K-12, Initial Certification (44 points)

Content Core (6 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

LANED-GE 2003

Linguistic Analysis

 3

TESOL-GE 2205

Structure of American English

 3

General Pedagogical Core (8 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

TCHL-GE 2005 Field Work in Schools and Other Educational Settings

 0

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III

 3

TCHL-GE 2515

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

 2

SPCED-GE 2162

OR

BILED-GE 2103

Educating Students w/ Disabilities in Middle Childhood & Adolescent Settings           

OR

Bilingual Exceptional Child

 3

Electives / Pedagogical Content Knowledge Core (8-11 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

TESOL-GE.2204 Teaching Second Languages across Content Areas  3
LANED-GE.2060 Second Language Evaluation and Assessment  3
LANED-GE.2040 Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society  3
FLGED-GE.2914 Workshop in Teaching Foreign Languages 1-3
TESOL-GE.2810 Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs  3
FLGED-GE.2223 Teaching EFL in International Settings  3
BILED-GE.2110 Methods of Teaching Language Arts and Literacy with a Bilingual Approach (Summer only)  3
Specialization Pedagogical Core (13 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

TESOL-GE.2002 Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice (Fall only)

 3

LANED-GE.2201 Second Language Classroom: Elementary and Secondary Schools(Spring only)

 4

BILED-GE.2001

OR

LANED-GE.2005

Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice

OR

Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Multicultural Education (study away option)

 3

LANED-GE.2206 Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research  3
Student Teaching (6 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

TESOL-GE.2901

Student Teaching in TESOL: Elem. and Secondary (1)

 3

TESOL-GE.2902

Student Teaching in TESOL: Elem. and Secondary (2)

 3

Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

TCHL-GE.2999

Drug and Alcohol Ed/Child Abuse Id/School Violence Prev/DASA

 0

Terminal Experience (3 Credits)

Course #

Title

Pts.

LANED-GE 2039

Advanced individual project in MMS

 3

All students must pass the following examinations to be eligible for NY State teacher certification:

  • EdTPA Portfolio - English as an Additional Language (EAL)
  • Educating All Students Test (EAS)
  • Content Specialty Test in English to Speakers of Other Languages

Additional New York State requirements for TESOL certification:

  • GRE scores
  • Liberal arts major or 30 semester hours in a single liberal arts concentration
  • 3 semester hours of mathematics (including statistics)
  • 3 semester hours of natural or physical sciences
  • 3 semester hours of social studies
  • 12 semester hours of a language other than English

Up-to-date certification requirements can be found at www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/teacher_certification