Teaching English as a Second Language - B.A. Program Requirements
Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
|I.||DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)|
|US||10097||Destination Kent State: First Year Experience||1|
|II.||MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)* Courses count in major GPA|
|Great Books I (3)
Great Books II (3)
|31001||Fundamental English Grammar||3|
|31002||History of the English Language||3|
|31003||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|31005||Child Second Language Acquisition||3|
|31007||TESL Pedagogy I||3|
|41002||Computers in Second Language Teaching||3|
|41092||ESL/EFL Practicum I||3|
|Choose from the following:||3|
|ENG||30062||Principles of Technical Writing (3)|
|30063||Business and Professional Writing (3)|
|30064||Argumentative Prose Writing (3)|
|30065||Expository Prose Writing (3)|
|Choose from the following: Language and Thought in World Perspective Elective (one course must fulfill the writing-intensive requirement)||6|
|DG||COMM||35852||Intercultural communication (3)|
|WIC||ENG||31006||World Englishes (3)**|
|WIC||41001||Sociolinguistics in Schooling (3)**|
|DD||PSYC||22221||Multicultural Psychology (3)|
|III.||ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (84 credits)|
|Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories)||6|
|Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory)||6-7|
|Kent Core Composition
|Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
|Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning||3-5|
|Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines)||6|
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Basic Sciences)****
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Social Sciences)*****||3|
|General Electives (minimum 12 upper-division credit hours)
Credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours
* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.
** Students must complete ENG 31006 or ENG 41001 with a minimum C (2.0) grade.
*** Fulfills College General Requirement.
****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Basic Science courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Biological Sciences (BSCI), Chemistry (CHEM), Geography (GEOG), Geology (GEOL) or Physics (PHY). Students may take the courses listed in the "introductory" sequences with the restrictions noted above in the Kent Core Basic Science section. The course may not be from the student's major.
*****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Social Sciences courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Applied Conflict Management (CACM), Geography (GEOG), Criminology and Justice Studies (JUS), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC). The course may not be from the student's major.
One Kent Core course must also satisfy the diversity (global or domestic) requirement. If COMM 35852 (global diversity) is taken in semester 6 or 8, then take a Kent Core–domestic diversity course. If PSYC 22221 (domestic diversity) is taken in semester 6 or 8, then take a Kent Core–global diversity course.
Students may earn the TEFL Certificate by replacing ENG 41092 with ENG 41292 Teaching English as a Foreign Language Practicum in Dresden, Germany.