The undergraduate certificate in TESOL is designed for students who wish to further their education in the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages. The certificate helps prepare professionals planning to teach English as a second language (ESL) in the US or English as a foreign language (EFL) overseas. Applicants seeking admission should be undergraduate students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of study at ECU. Students must earn grades of C or higher in all certificate courses in order to remain in the program and successfully complete it.
The certificate requires 12 s.h. of credit as follows: