Master of Arts in Teaching


6 courses in foreign language methodologies provide an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of foreign language teaching and learning at the elementary and secondary levels. These courses are:

Three ESOL-specific courses provide a comprehensive, theoretical and practical understanding of ESOL-related issues in the foreign language classroom, and are required courses to fulfill the state-required ESOL endorsement. These courses are:

Three courses provide the necessary foundations in measurement, classroom management, and understanding adolescent learning behaviors. These courses are:

A 6-credit hour internship provides an essential practical and evaluative exit to the program. It is highly recommended to complement it with a 2-credit hour Senior Seminar to debrief and enhance the internship experience.

A Comprehensive Examination must also be taken in the final semester in the program.

A description of these courses can be found in the USF Graduate Course Catalog.