Monterey Institute of International Studies

The LPA specialization can be completed as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with a MA in Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (MATESOL) or MA in Teaching a Foreign Language (MATFL) degree.

LPA Specialization + MATESOL Sample Curriculum

Fall 1 Spring 2 Summer Options Fall 2 Spring 2
Principles & Practices of Language Teaching (3) Curriculum Design (3) Potential TESOL classes Second Language Acquisition (4) Practicum (3)
Introduction to Observation (1) Structure of English (3) / Pedagogical Grammar (4) Summer teaching jobs

Applied Linguistics Research (2)

Portfolio Preparation (2)
Language Analysis (3) Language Assessment (3) Electives (2) Language Teacher Supervision (2) Finance Functions (4)
Sociolinguistics (3) Introduction to LPA (2) Survey of Accounting (3) Marketing Management (3)
Educational Research (3) Language Teacher Education (2) LPA Elective (1)
TESOL Electives (2) TESOL Electives (2)

 

LPA Specialization + MATFL Sample Curriculum

Fall 1 Spring 2 Summer Options Fall 2 Spring 2
Principles & Practices of Language Teaching (3) Curriculum Design (3) Potential TESOL classes Second Language Acquisition (4) Practicum (3)
Introduction to Observation (1) Structure of English (3) / Pedagogical Grammar (4) Summer teaching jobs

Applied Linguistics Research (2)

Portfolio Preparation (2)
Language Analysis (3) Language Assessment (3) Electives (2) Language Teacher Supervision (2) Finance Functions (4)
Sociolinguistics (3) Introduction to LPA (2) Survey of Accounting (3) Marketing Management (3)
Educational Research (3) Language Teacher Education (2) LPA Elective (1)
TESOL Electives (2) TESOL Electives (2)

One year (Fall, Spring, Summer) 30-credit Advanced Entry MA programs are available with prior coursework in TESOL, language teaching, or applied linguistics.