Global Studies (M.A.G.S.) - Teaching English as a Second Language

Global Studies (M.A.G.S.) - Teaching English as a Second Language

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. 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
GLST 500Global Studies Survey3
GLST 525Introduction to Islam3
or RLGN 681 World Religions Survey
GLST 600Cultural Anthropology3
GLST 605History and Theory of Global Engagement3
GLST 650Intercultural Communication3
GLST 655Orality - The Power of Story3
GLST 675Contextualization and Global Thought3
GLST 699Global Studies Internship 13
Global Studies Elective 23
Total Hours27

Students should begin working with the MAGS internship coordinator one year prior to the desired internship date


Choose a 500-600 level GLST course for which prerequisites have been met

Teaching English as a Second Language Cognate
MLAN 519Second Language Acquisition3
TESL 600Introduction to TESL3
TESL 602Curriculum, Testing, and Assessment3
or TESL 603 Teaching Grammar, Lexicon, and Pronunciation
Total Hours9

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 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

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