TESOL Education Minor (Elementary and Secondary)


The Humanities Division offers the TESOL Education (Elementary and Secondary) minor.

What can I do with this minor?

English as a Second Language (ESL) is an area of teaching in which the teacher helps students from other countries learn English as they attend a public or private elementary or secondary school.

Interesting classes I may take?

ENG 319 - Advanced Grammar
LIN 372 - Sociolinguistics
LIN 465 - Methods of Teaching Foreign Language

What are grads doing now?

The program to become certified for this area is called TESOL or “Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages”. Teachers who become certified can teach in both public and private schools in the United States.

Cornerstone offers TESOL instruction leading to Michigan Certification. It is a minor program, which means that the student will also major or minor in another academic area in addition to TESOL.