Education Programs and Courses

For a complete listing of the current Logo: Term-Based Term-Based and Self-Paced Logo Self-Paced courses please click here.

Key:

 Term-Based online courses follow the quarterly schedule and require internet access. Students access course information through Canvas and have weekly interaction amongst instructors and other students.

 Self-Paced courses are available on your schedule and start anytime. Students access courses online through Canvas but do not require online interaction.

TESOL Certificate Program

The following courses are part of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program. Select coursework is available to students who have not applied to the TESOL Program (TESL 401, 410, and 420). For additional information on trialling a TESOL course, contact the TESOL program for an override.


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages*

TESL 401: Intro to English Linguistics for TESOL (4 credits)
Students may enroll in this course prior to being formally admitted to the program.

TESL 401 Course Description

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TESL 404: English Grammar for TESOL (3 credits)

TESL 404 Course Description

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TESL 405: Methods for Teaching English Grammar (2 credits)

TESL 405 Course Description

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TESL 410: Second Language Acquisition Theory for TESOL (4 credits)
Students may enroll in this course prior to being formally admitted to the program.

TESL 410 Course Description

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TESL 420: Methods and Materials for Basic Communication (5 credits)
Students may enroll in this course prior to being formally admitted to the program.

TESL 420 Course Description

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TESL 421: Methods and Materials for Academic Language Proficiency (5 credits)

TESL 421 Course Description

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TESL 432: Seminar in TESOL (4 credits)

TESL 432 Course Description

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TESL 435: TESOL Practicum (4 credits)

TESL 435 Course Description

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Certificate/Minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Western’s interdisciplinary TESOL Certificate Program is designed to provide training in linguistics, grammar, second language acquisition, and methodology. Participants receive hands-on experience with language learners, culminating in a mentored teaching practicum, which students can complete in their home community or internationally.

Human Services B.A. Program

B.A. in Human Services

The Human Services program prepares professionals to work in a variety of settings as case managers, advocates, grant writers, youth workers, volunteer coordinators, human resource specialists, fundraisers, trainers, paraeducators or advocacy specialists for victims of child abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, or other social issues. The human services profession promotes improved service delivery systems by addressing not only the quality of direct services, but by also seeking to improve accessibility, accountability, coordination, and collaboration among professionals and agencies to attain the highest quality of life with the least amount of intervention.

Selected Course Offerings

Anthropology

ANTH 481: Childhood and Culture (5 credits)

ANTH 481 Course Description

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Education

EDUC 309: Storytelling: Oral Narrative in History, Culture and Society (4 credits)

EDUC 309 Course Description
GUR Attribute: BCOM

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EDUC 405: Children's Literature - Pre-K to 12 (4 credits)

EDUC 405 Course Description

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English*

ENG 347: Studies in Young Adult Literature (5 credits)

ENG 347 Course Description

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ENG 436/LING 402: The Structure of English (5 credits)

ENG 436 Course Description
LING 402 Course Description

Image: Self-Paced Icon Available Anytime | View abbreviated ENG 436/LING 402 course syllabus

*English majors/minors may apply up to 10 credits of distance learning to their major/minor course of study. Contact your degree advisor for guidelines.


Health Education

HLED 350: Nutrition (3 credits)

HLED 350 Course Description

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History

HIST 391: History of the Pacific Northwest (5 credits)

HIST 391 Course Description

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Registration Information

Please Note: this list is provided for informational purposes only. Course offerings and availability varies varies from academic year to academic year. Check ClassFinder for up-to-date Image: Term-Based Icon Term-Based online class offerings.

Current Western Students

Non Western Students

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WWU students with a registration appointment may enroll thru Web4U.

Academic Year Term-Based Course Registration form for non WWU students

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WWU students with an active MyWestern account may register using the IL Registration E-Form. Upon registration tuition charges will be added to your student account and is due immediately.

Self-Paced Course Registration form for Non-WWU Students

Programs

See program web site for more information.

Tuition for courses run through Extended Education will be on a self-supporting basis. Check tuition amounts on ClassFinder and in Web4U. This tuition is separate from WWU Main Campus tuition and is not included in the 10-18 credit banded amount. Self-sustaining courses are not eligible for Western Grant or tuition waiver funding; please consult Financial Aid for additional information. For information on your student account and for billing related questions, please contact the Student Business Office.

Page Updated 07.15.2015