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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English/Teaching English as a Second Language 4+1 (BA/MA)

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Course Requirements for English/TESL 4+1

Exceptionally well qualified University of Delaware undergradute English majors may apply for the 4+1 program which would culminate with the student earning a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language within five years. English majors who have a minimum overall GPA of 3.2 with a minimum 3.0 in their major may apply to the M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language in the fall of their junior year by completing the University’s graduate application. One of the three reference letters that is required as a part of the application must come from their English department faculty advisor. The M.A. inTESL is a competitive program and not all students who meet the minimum admission requirements will be admitted. Students admitted to the 4+1 program will be allowed to enroll in the following four graduate courses as an undergraduate and count them towards their bachelor’s degree: EDUC 672, EDUC 740, EDUC 741, and LING 677. Once admitted to the 4+1 program, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and earn a grade of B or higher in the four designated TESL courses they take as an undergraduate. During the fifth year, students will take the remaining 21 credits of graduate coursework required in the TESL program.

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