MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Programs of Study

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Programs of Study

Complete your graduate studies in TESOL by studying full or part time. Take summer courses in New York City or abroad, gaining a global perspective on language and learning, or add a January intersession course.

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

Course #

Title

Pts.

Content Core (6 Credits)

LANED-GE 2003

Linguistic Analysis

 3

TESOL-GE 2205

Structure of American English

 3

General Pedagogical Core (8 Credits)
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)
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)
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)

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 Credit)

TCHL-GE.2999

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

 0

Terminal Experience (3 Credits)

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

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MA, TESOL, College and Adults, Non-Certification (30-34 points)

BILED-GE. 2250 Observation and Seminar in Second LanguageTeaching MUST be taken before LANED-GE. 2035 Seminar and Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Language Education
May be waived by advisement: LANED-GE.2035 Seminar and Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Language Education or Multilingual Multicultural Studies Elective

Course #

Title

Pts.

Foundation (9 Credits)

TESOL-GE.2002

Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice (Fall only)

 3

LANED-GE. 2003

Linguistic Analysis

 3

TESOL-GE.2205

Structure of American English

 3

Language, Culture & Education (3-9 Credits)
BILED-GE.2001 Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice

 3

LANED-GE.2005

Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Education

 3

BILED-GE.2110

Methods of Teaching Language Arts and Literacy with a Bilingual Approach (Summer only)

 3

Specialization Elective (3-9 Credits)
FLGED-GE.2914 Workshop in Teaching Foreign Languages 1-3
LANED-GE.2040 Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society  3
LANED-GE.2060 Language Evaluation and Assessment  3
TESOL-GE.2204 Teaching Second Languages across Content Areas  3
LANED-GE.2206 Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research  3
FLGED-GE.2223 Teaching EFL in International Settings  3
TESOL-GE.2810 Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs  3
Classroom Practice (4 Credits)
LANED-GE.2202 The Second Language Classroom: College and Adults (Spring only)

 4

Field Experiences (3-6 Credits)
BILED-GE.2250

Observation Seminar in Second Languages

 3

FLGED-GE.2918

Field Experiences & Seminar in Foreign Language Teaching

 3

LANED-GE.2035 Seminar and Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Lang Ed (Fall only)*

1-3

Terminal Experience (3 Credits)

LANED-GE 2039

Advanced individual project in MMS

3-6

LANED-GE 2099

Culminating Experience Seminar in MMS (Fall Only)

 3

*Must obtain adviser's approval.

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MA, Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12 and TESOL, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification (50 points)

Course #

Title

Pts.

Content Core (12 credits)

LANED-GE 2003

Linguistic analysis (required)

 3

TESOL-GE 2205

Structure of American English (Required)

 3

FLGED-GE 2128
OR
FLGED-GE.2427
OR
FLGED-GE.2422

Advanced Spanish for teachers of Spanish (Spring only)

Spanish Syntax for Teachers of Spanish (Spring only)

Spanish Pragmatics for Teachers of Spanish (Spring Only)

 3

FLGED-GE 2419

Applied linguistics in Spanish (Fall only)

 3

FLGED-GE 2129

Advanced French for teachers of French (Spring only)

 3

FLGED-GE 2027

Applied linguistics in French (Fall only)

 3

FLGED-GE 2124

Advanced Chinese for teachers of Chinese I (Spring only)

 3

FLGED-GE 2125

Advanced Chinese for teachers of Chinese II (Spring only)

 3

FLGED-GE 2417

Applied linguistics in Chinese (Fall only)

 3

Grad Sch of Arts/Sci

Italian courses are offered in Graduate School of Arts and Science

3-6

General Pedagogical Core (8 credits)

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 with disabilities in middle childhood & adolescent settings

Bilingual Exceptional Child

 3

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Core (8-11 credits)

TESOL-GE 2204

Teaching second language across content areas

 3

LANED-GE 2060

Second language evaluation and assessment

 3

FLGED-GE 2914

Workshop in teaching foreign languages

1-3

TESOL-GE.2810

Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs

 3

BILED-GE.2110

Methods of Teaching Language Arts in Literacy with a Bilingual Approach (Summer only)

 3

Specialization Pedagogical Core (13 credits)

FLGED-GE 2069
OR
TESOL-GE 2002

Teaching foreign languages: Theory and practice (Fall only)

Teaching second languages: Theory and practice

 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 abroad option)

 3
LANED-GE.2206  Second language acquisition: Theory and Research   3
Student Teaching (6 credits)

TESOL-GE 2901

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

 3

FLGED-GE 2922

Student Teaching in FL: Middle and High School (2)

 3

Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 credits)

TCHL-GE 2999

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

 0

Terminal Experience (3 credits)

LANED-GE 2039

Advanced Individual Project in MMS

 3

Extension to Grades 1-6 Teacher Certification in FL (Additional 3 credits)

FLGED-GE 2018

Teaching foreign languages to elementary school children (Summer only)

 3

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

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

Additional New York State requirements for FL/TESOL certification:

  • GRE scores
  • Major in the target language or 30 credits of study of the target language at college level or officially recognized equivalent (e.g., ACTFL test results)
  • Liberal arts major or 30 semester hours in a single liberal arts concentration
  • 3 semester hours of English
  • 3 semester hours of mathematics (includes statistics)
  • 3 semester hours of natural or physical sciences
  • 3 semester hours of social studies

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

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