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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Education

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages leads to a K-12 license. This program prepares students to teach English to students who have another native language. 

Program Sheet

Interested in changing your major to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Education? Current EHE students interested in switching their major to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Education can call the Undergraduate Student Services Office at 614-292-9261 to schedule an appointment. Non-EHE students who are interested in changing their major to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Education must complete an information session prior to meeting with an academic advisor. Complete the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Education information session here.

TESOL is a competitive program. Students should complete nearly all of their GE and pre-major courses before applying to the major.

There is no guarantee students will be accepted into the full major by completing the minimum requirements successfully.

  • 2.75 or higher CUM OSU GPA
  • Variety of pre-major courses
    • To create a plan for completing the pre-major courses, please consult with your assigned UGSS advisor.

Application Deadline: January 15th of every year