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Spanish & Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Pre-K - 12 Overview

Communication is an essential skill that students need to succeed throughout their lives. Teachers have the chance to prepare non-native speakers, helping students improve or master their English. 

With the combined Spanish & Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Pre-K - 12 students will be able to complete a bachelor's degree in Spanish and their education courses quickly. Students are able to start their graduate coursework while still completing their B.S. degree. Each education course includes 10-15 hours of fieldwork, culminating in student teaching. 

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Career Opportunities

TESOL graduates typically teach in K-12 grade public schools, in English language institutes, in private schools or for corporations around the world.

What You'll Get
The Mercy Advantage

  • Our programs are NCATE/CAEP accredited
  • TESOL portion of the program is available 100% online
  • Get a jump start on your graduate degree and start earning credits while still an undergrad

Program Details & Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

General Liberal Arts and Science
General Liberal Arts and Science: 60 credits 

Spanish and TESOL
Undergraduate Courses: 30 credits
Open Electives: 15 credits
TESOL Graduate Courses: 15 credits

Total completed for B.A. Degree: 120 Credits 

Master of Science in TESOL, PreK-12

Coursework completed during B.A. degree: 15 credits
Course work completed during M.S. degree: 21 credits
Total: 36 credits

Total combined program: 141 credits 

Academic Sequence Maps