Undergraduate study in TESOL

What can you study in TESOL?

A Bachelor of Arts majoring in TESOL will equip you with concepts and skills that you can later develop through a teacher training qualification.

TESOL is designed to give you a good understanding of English and second language learning from a language teaching perspective. You will first develop your skills and knowledge in language analysis, language teaching and learning.

At a more advanced level you will learn about the principles and practices of designing and delivering language teaching tasks, lessons and courses.

Structuring your major in TESOL

You can take a major in TESOL as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.

For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.

For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in TESOL. You would normally take Stage I courses in your first year, Stage II in your second and Stage III in your third.

Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the TESOL major:

  • LANGTCHG 101, 202, 301 and 302

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying TESOL, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.