TESOL: After DegreeTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Add a degree in Applied Linguistics: TESOL to your pre-existing training.
This after degree program is a great option for students who are looking to enhance their qualifications with in-depth training in TESOL.
A degree in TESOL from Briercrest opens up exciting teaching opportunities in Canada and across the world. Transfer seamlessly into this after degree program with a bachelor’s degree in virtually any other discipline and enjoy one of the most comprehensive undergraduate TESOL degrees in North America.
Get the training and experience you need to teach with confidence. With over 400 hours of TESOL-specific instruction, this program is one of the most comprehensive TESOL undergrads in North America.
Take advantage of a seamless transfer pathway into this program. If you have a Bachelor’s degree in virtually any other discipline, you can transfer into this program.
Pathway to an MA
Take advantage of connections that work for you. Our articulation agreement with Biola University in California allows our BA TESOL grads to go on to complete their Masters in TESOL in just one year.
The BA Applied Linguistics: TESOL (After-degree) is a 63 credit hour program for students who already possess an accepted baccalaureate degree from an institution other than Briercrest College. Applicants may have a baccalaureate degree in virtually any other discipline. The program is accredited at Professional Standard Two by TESL Canada, the national accrediting body for TESOL.
I. Applied Linguistics Requirements (33 credit hours, including 15 credit hours at the 300+ levels)
COMM 200 Intercultural Communication
LING 105 Introduction to TESOL
LING 120 TESOL Practicum I
LING 220 Linguistics: English Grammar
LING 221 Language Teaching Methodology
LING 222 Second Language Acquisition
LING 320 TESOL Practicum II
LING 321 English Language Skills in TESOL
LING 322 Linguistics: Phonology
LING 323 Materials Development
LING 429 Professional Issues in TESOL
II. Cognate Modern Language Requirements (3 credit hours)
3 credit hours of a modern language
III. Free Electives (to bring credit hour total to 120 credit hours)
PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit)
SL 1-2 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit)
LING 427 TESOL Internship is optional in the After-degree
Students must complete 27 credit hours of elective coursework, including 15 credit hours at the 300+ levels. This elective coursework is intended to reflect the Briercrest College mission and education philosophy. Coursework is chosen in consultation with the Registrar’s office and will vary depending upon the academic background of the student. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details or if you have questions.
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics: TESOL
Practicum Supervisor in Applied Linguistics: TESOL
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and Modern Languages