University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

English as a Second Language Certificate

Post-secondary Certificate - English as a Second Language


Core Courses16
Required Courses
Core Options
Elective Courses6
Total Hours22

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: This certificate is issued by the University upon the recommendation of the Linguistics Program and the Faculty Senate.

Core Courses

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories. 16 total credits required.

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
LING 470Linguistic Analysis3
LING 471Phonetics and Phonology3
LING 472Syntax3
LING 480Tchg Engl as For Lang3
LING 495ESL Practicum (may be taken on a credit/no credit basis)1
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Core Options

Complete one of the following courses:3
Learner Language
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Complete two of the following courses:6
Language and Culture
Bilingualism (if not taken as a core course)
Learner Language (if not taken as a core course)
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-