Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Minor

Why minor in TESOL at CIU?

The ability to speak English is in demand around the world. People understand that they can travel, study and work abroad more easily if they can speak English. That’s where you come in. The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) minor develops knowledge and skills necessary to teach English as a second or foreign language in a wide variety of cross-cultural and educational settings, offering a variety of ministry opportunities, as well.

Your Next Step

Review our course requirements and find out how a minor in TESOL can round out your bachelor's degree from CIU. 



Career and Ministry Opportunities for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduates

The TESOL minor complements many of the other programs offered at CIU such as English, Intercultural Studies, and Teacher Education, opening doors of opportunity as you invest in the lives of people interested in learning the English language.

Degree Program Faculty

Tina Winchester, Adjunct Professor at CIU

Tina Winchester

Adjunct Professor, Practicum and Internship Supervisor, TEFL/ICS

M. Ed., Clemson University, TEFL Certificate, Columbia International University


Joe LeTexier, TEFL Coordinator

Joe LeTexier

TEFL Coordinator

B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div. Columbia International University


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