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TEFL Certificate Sample Plan

Department of Education

Year One
Fall SemesterSpring Semester
LING 1811 (3 cr.; also offered Spring and Summer) 
Year Two
Fall SemesterSpring Semester
EDUC 3100 (3 cr.; pre-req LING 1811)EDUC 3330 (3 cr.; pre-req EDUC 3100)
Year Three
Fall SemesterSpring Semester
EDUC 3211 (3 cr.; pre-req EDUC 3100)
EDUC 4099 (1 cr.; pre-req EDUC 3211 or EDUC 3311 or concurrent registration and instructor consent)

Time to Completion: three academic years; minimum of four semesters

Ready to Begin?
Apply now. You must have at least 30 credits to apply to the certificate program. Complete your TEFL Certificate application once you have completed EDUC 3100, Bilingualism & Biliteracy Development: Foundations of Second Language Acquisition. Ideally, you should apply to the certificate before you register for the remaining courses in the certificate program. The latest you can apply is before your last semester.

Finishing up your TEFL Certificate?
Apply to graduate. Once approved for graduation, you will receive a diploma in the mail. The diploma will arrive within one to two months.