B.Ed.Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL Elementary and Secondary; Teaching Greek Language and Culture Option

This program prepares students to become specialist teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Greek Language and Culture. TESL preparation is for both the elementary level (including regular and intensive ESL) and the secondary level (including regular ESL and EESL – Enriched English as a Second Language). Teaching Greek Language and Culture preparation is also for the elementary and secondary levels at Hellenic schools. This integrated 120-credit program (150 credits for out-of-province students) consists of academic and professional components. The academic components provide students with opportunities to develop in-depth understandings of Greek language and culture and to study language and language learning from linguistic, social, cultural, and psychological perspectives. The professional components revolve around school-based field experiences, which are supported by studies in pedagogy and educational foundations.