2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Major (BS)

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Majors: Biblical Studies, TESOL, also available as a minor

Major Mission: The TESOL major exists to prepare English language teachers with the professional skills and heart attitudes necessary to establish a credible witness and to build strong ministry relationships within an intercultural community.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Articulate and support a personal philosophy of second language education addressing biblical, theoretical, professional, and cultural concerns.
  2. Identify, articulate, and reflect upon areas of personal gifting and abilities in relation to relationships, ministry, and classroom teaching.
  3. Design, adapt, and implement effective instructional materials for English Language Learners (ELLs) within both English as a second language (ESL) and English as a foreign language (EFL) contexts.
  4. Interact intellectually and personally with non-western educational philosophies and learners in a respectful, sensitive, and teachable manner.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

ELT 101Introduction to TESOL

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

ELT 105Teaching Speaking & Listening

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

SOC 101General Psychology

3

ELT 205Teaching Reading & Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:16

MAT Core: Choose MAT 201, MAT 211 or MAT 216.

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

SCI ____SCI CORE (100/200 Level)

3

ICS 240Wayumi

3

ICS 301Second Language Acquisition

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THE 320

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

PHI 201Introduction to Philosophy

3

CML 350ETESOL Internship

3

LAN 310Linguistics

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

BOT ____Bible Old Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

ELT 302Context, Cultures & Values in TESOL

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Summer/Winter

ICS 331Cross-Cultural Communication

3

CML 450ETESOL Practicum

3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (400 Level)

3

HIS ____HIS Core (100/200 Level)

3

____ ____Major Elective

3

CML 421Balancing Life and Ministry

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Bible/Theology Focused Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

ELT 440Course Design

3

Total Credit Hours:12