English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Stony Brook University has determined that the SPD courses on the list below meet the NYSED guidelines for professional license in this certification content area. Courses from the Linguistics Department or linguistics courses taught through foreign language departments are also valid for the content area. At this time, all of these courses are offered only on campus.
You may request review of any course that is not on this list.
CEC 536/LIN 532 Second Language Acquisition* (prerequisites: permission of the instructor and LIN 530, or LIN 531 & 523)
CEC 544 English as Second Language (ESL) Students in the Mainstream Classroom
CEL 541/LIN 541 Bilingualism*
CEL 542/LIN 542 Sociolinguistics*
LIN 530 Introduction to General Linguistics*
*Requires the permission of the instructor to enroll .
Note: The information contained on this page is valid as of 5/15/13.
of Student Responsibility
Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. (SPD’s Non-matriculating [non-degree] Graduate Students [GSP] are responsible for adhering to the guidelines related to non-matriculated status.) All SPD students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and complying with University and SPD regulations, policies, and procedures, as described in all official publications, the University website, and the SPD website, including, but not limited to, SPD’s online references, the SPD Bulletin and SPD Academic Calendar.