Briercrest College

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics: TESOL

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School:Briercrest College
Faculty:Briercrest College - Christian Ministry
Field of Study:Foreign Language Teacher Education
Description:This four-year degree offers comprehensive training in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The goal of the program is to train and equip aspiring teachers of English as a Second Language to become competent and confident teachers. Graduates from the program serve in various English teaching capacities all over the world. The program is accredited at Professional Standard Two by TESL Canada, the national accrediting body for TESOL. Standard Two is the highest level of accreditation for undergraduate degrees meaning that graduates are eligible to receive the qualification of choice of employers here in Canada and a de facto rubber stamp of training quality elsewhere in the world. At almost 500 hours of TESOL and TESOL-related instruction, the Briercrest degree is one of the most comprehensive undergraduate TESOL degrees in North America.

The BA Applied Linguistics: TESOL requires 45 credit hours of major requirements, including 6 credit hours of cognate language requirements. Like most Briercrest programs, the BA Applied Linguistics: TESOL requires 39 credit hours of 300+ course work within the context of a 120 credit hour degree.
URL:Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics: TESOL at Briercrest College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,976

1 class = 3 credit hours.
$996 per 3 credit hour course ($332/credit)
$5976 is the cost of 18 credit hours

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

In addition to the regular application process the applicant is required to successfully complete: - The Language Awareness Test (LAT) - The Applied Linguistics:TESOL application essay - An interview with the program coordinator of the Applied Linguistics: TESOL program. This portion of the application will take place after the regular application process. Your admissions adviser will notify you when the program specific application can be started.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    I. Required (39 credit hours): COMM 200 Intercultural Communication, LING 105 Introduction to TESOL, LING 120 TESOL Practicum I, LING 220 English Grammar, LING 221 Language Teaching Methodology, LING 222 Second Language Acquisition, LING 320 TESOL Practicum II, LING 321 English Language Skills in TESOL, LING 322 Linguistics: Phonology, LING 323 Materials Development, LING 420 Ethics in TESOL, LING 427 TESOL Internship, LING 429 Professional Issues in TESOL Note: You must achieve a minimum of 65 per cent in each required LING course in order to progress in the program. II. Cognate Modern Language Requirement (6 credit hours): 6 credit hours of a modern language III. Free Electives (to bring credit hour total to 120 credit hours): PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit), SL 1-6 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit) In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 02, 2017

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