Bachelor of Arts in English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Concentration

The TESOL concentration in English acquaints students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to teach English as a second or foreign language. Courses offer a combination of advanced work in applied linguistics with training in current methods of language teaching. Students may take TESOL courses in several different forms. In addition to graduate and undergraduate degree programs on the Wright State campus, students can study and learn abroad. Internships are available in Japan and China, as well as in southwestern Ohio. Graduates of our program are teaching English all over the world, whether for the Peace Corps or in conjunction with international universities or English language programs. Domestically, TESOL graduates are teaching English in public schools, two-year and four-year colleges or in intensive English programs, others are administering ESL programs. The TESOL program collaborates closely with our LEAP Intensive English program, giving majors and minors extensive contact with Wright State's international student body.