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TESOL Undergraduate Certificate

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The undergraduate TESOL certificate is a 15-credit program that gives students a solid foundation in English as an additional language (EAL) teaching. The American University TESOL Certificate is a recognized credential for teaching English outside of the United States, and provides a pathway to employment for students of any major — and please find complete requirements for the certificate below.

Majors easily combined with the TESOL Minor include

  • SIS: International Studies
  • SOC: Communication, Language, & Culture; Journalism; PR & Strategic Communications 
  • SOE: Elementary Education; Secondary Education
  • SPA: CLEG; Justice & Law; Political Science
  • CAS: American Studies; Anthropology; Arab World Studies; Asia, Pacific, & Diaspora Studies; Chinese Studies; French Studies; German Studies; Graphic & Visual Communication Design; Japanese Studies; Language & Area Studies; Psychology; Russian Studies; Sociology; Spanish Studies

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