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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

TESL Non-Licensure Minor

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The TESL non-licensure program prepares students to teach English as a Second Language in situations where licensure is not required, such as in Peace Corps schools abroad. The Non-Licensure Minor will not prepare students to work in K-12 schools in the U.S.


GPA: A grade of “C” or better must be earned for minor credit or for licensure.
P/N Grading: Work done for the minor or for licensure must be done for a letter grade above the 200 level.

Required for Minor (24 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 381 Intoduction to English Linguistics 4
ENG 482 English Structure 4
ENG 484 Pedagogical Grammar and Academic English 4
ENG 485 Language and Culture in TESL 4
ENG 486< Theories in Teaching ESL 4
ENG 487 Methods in Teaching ESL 4

For more information about the undergraduate TESL Minor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, please contact:

Dr. Sarah Henderson Lee
TESL Program Director
Department of English
Minnesota State University, Mankato
230 Armstrong Hall, AH 229-C
Mankato, MN 56001