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TESOL and ESOL Information - Columbus State University

Department of English

TESOL and ESOL Information

Please see the Academic Catalog for current program of study and course descriptions!

Please see the Academic Catalog for current program of study and course descriptions!

Please see the Academic Catalog for current program of study and course descriptions!

TESOL Certificate (18 credits)

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate is designed to prepare students to teach English as a second or foreign language, either in the United States or abroad. The Certificate requires the following six courses:

  1. ENGL 5147 U/G: Language Acquisition
  2. ENGL 5148 U/G: Sociolinguistics
  3. ENGL 5165 U/G: Introduction to Linguistics
  4. ENGL 5168 U/G: TESOL Methods
  5. ENGL 5167 U/G: English Grammar
  6. ENGL 5169 U/G: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Practicum

  • Current CSU students should send an email to tesol@columbusstate.edu indicating the specific program they are interested in and what courses they are hoping to enroll in. Students are invited to consult the course catalog first.
  • Students who have not attended CSU will fill out an application form, pay a $50 application fee, and provide transcripts.
  • CSU alumni should also fill out an application form, but they are not required to pay an application fee.

Faculty Program Coordinators

Dr. Kyongseon Jeon

Dr. Carolina Pelaez-Morales

Virtual Advisor