Minor in Educational Linguistics

The Minor in Educational Linguistics is an 18-credit hour program. Its objective is to introduce students to the main aspects of linguistics as these relate to language education. Courses offered include Introduction to Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition & Teaching, teaching English for Specific Purposes, Teaching Adult Learners, and Language Testing.

Program Objectives

  • to introduce students to central aspects of linguistics as these relate to language education.
  • to provide students with an in-depth understanding of theoretical issues in the field of Educational Linguistics.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • explain the nature & scope of Educational Linguistics & the key concepts in the field
  • develop the technical vocabulary necessary for discussion of key issues in a range of relevant subfields including Second Language Acquisition, English for Specific Purposes, and Language Testing.
  • demonstrate acquaintance with contemporary theoretical approaches employed in a range of relevant subfields including Second Language Acquisition, English for Specific Purposes, and Language Testing.
  • distinguish the theoretical principles that underlie the key skills, strategies & techniques required for effective teaching of foreign languages, with particular reference to the teaching of English.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Educational Linguistics


Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
TSL110Introduction to Applied Linguistics3.000
TSL321Secondary Language Acquisition & Teaching3.000
TSL431Skills & Strategies3.000

Elective Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
TSL220Pedagogical Structure3.000
TSL230Development of Second Language Literacy3.000
TSL360Discourse Analysis3.000
TSL240Teaching Adult Learners-TA3.000
TSL331Teaching Eng for (ESP)3.000
TSL351Language Testing-TA-3.000
TSL442Second Language Methodology3.000
CURR316Teaching Methods of English for Young Learners3.000
CURR358Content and Pedagogy Development of ENGL-EL3.000

 

 
 
20-Aug-2017