2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

TESL/Language Studies M.A.

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(32 credits minimum)


  • At least 27 credits from graduate courses in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, 12 credits of which must be at the 600-level or above.

Other Requirements:

  • “Non-native language requirement: At least two years of a non-native language at the university level as evidenced by academic transcripts with a grade of C or better in the culminating intermediate-level course; results on the Indiana State University placement test beyond the 202 level; or, when those are unavailable, independent testing arranged through the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.”

Culminating Experience:

Successful completion of the following components: written essay and content comprehensive exams, demonstration of advanced oral proficiency, and successful experiential teaching component.


No more than 9 transfer credits will be accepted for the M.A. program. A minimum of 23 credits must be taken within the department.


Courses in the 500 series are open to undergraduates as *400 series. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature. A course taken at the 400 level may not be repeated at the 500 level.

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