Linguistics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

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Core Courses

LING 306 General Linguistics (Mason Core) 3
LING 307 English Grammar 3
LING 521 Applied Linguistics: Teaching English as a Second Language 1 3
LING 523 English Phonetics 1 3
LING 582 Second Language Acquisition 1 3
Total Credits 15
1

Students must have approval from the linguistics director to register for 500-level courses.

Elective

Select one elective course from the following: 1 3
 
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Mason Core)  
Foundations of Intercultural Communication (Mason Core)  
Introduction to Cultural Studies  
Introduction to Sociolinguistics  
Semantics and Pragmatics  
Syntax I  
Generative Phonology  
Independent Study  
Practicum in ESL 2  
Total Credits 3
1

Other relevant courses may be applied to the minor with the prior written approval of the director. 

2

Students must have approval from the linguistics director to register for 500-level courses.

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