Teaching English as a Second Language (M.A.)

Teaching English as a Second Language (M.A.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
ENGL 664English as a World Language3
GLST 600Cultural Anthropology3
MLAN 519Second Language Acquisition3
TESL 600Introduction to TESL3
TESL 601Methods and Materials for TESL3
TESL 602Curriculum, Testing, and Assessment3
TESL 603Teaching Grammar, Lexicon, and Pronunciation3
TESL 630Applied Linguistics I3
TESL 633Applied Linguistics II3
TESL 699Internship3
Total Hours30

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 664 English as a World Language 3
GLST 600 Cultural Anthropology 3
MLAN 519 Second Language Acquisition 3
TESL 600 Introduction to TESL 3
Second Semester
TESL 601 Methods and Materials for TESL 3
TESL 602 Curriculum, Testing, and Assessment 3
TESL 630 Applied Linguistics I 3
Second Year
First Semester
TESL 603 Teaching Grammar, Lexicon, and Pronunciation 3
TESL 633 Applied Linguistics II 3
TESL 699 Internship 3
 Total Hours30
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