You may take online and classroom courses in any combination to earn the 120-hour certificate.
TESOL Online - Linguistics covers immersion in the elements constituting language: phonology, morphology, phonetics, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and how language is learned across age levels.
Research, discussions, group projects and reports are all part of the coursework in the Linguistics class for TESOL Online.
Textbook is required and is available at KSU Center Bookstore: “An Introduction to Language,” 10th Ed, Authors: Fromkin, Rodman and Hyams. Heinle/Cengage Publishers, ISBN: 9781133310686. Also available as an eBook from the publisher.
Class runs six weeks, Monday to Sunday. Content and curriculum are communicated at the beginning of each week from the Learning Management System called Moodle. Attendance is gauged by participation in Discussion Boards and submission of weekly assignments.
For a concise description of all 4 TESOL Certificate courses, please read this document: