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MAT: Chinese as a Second Language

To be considered for admission to the MAT in Chinese as a Second Language, native speakers of Mandarin Chinese must submit scores of Advanced Low or higher on the ACTFL test of Mandarin Chinese (OPI or OPIc and WPT). Preference will be given to applicants who majored or minored in Chinese language. Applicants who are non-native speakers of Mandarin Chinese must have completed an undergraduate major in Chinese language and submit ACTFL test scores of Advanced Low or higher. ACTFL test information and applications can be accessed from www.languagetesting.com.

Chinese as a Second Language 45 hours

I. Pre-Student Teaching, 33 hours

  • EDUC 533, Educational Technology, 3 hours
  • EDUC 558, Foundations of Education, 3 hours
  • EDUC 560, Classroom Management, 3 hours
  • EDUC 566, Issues in Human Development, 3 hours
  • EDUC 630, Educational Research, 3 hours
  • SPED 508, Survey of Persons with Exceptionalities, 3 hours
  • TESL 565, Language and Culture, 3 hours
  • TESL 568, Language Acquisition, 3 hours
  • TESL 581, Language Teaching Methods I, 3 hours
  • TESL 582, Language Teaching Methods II, 3 hours
  • TESL 583, Evaluation of Language Learning, 3 hours

II. Student Teaching, 9 hours

  • TESL 667, Student Teaching: Placement 1, 4 hours
  • TESL 668, Student Teaching: Placement 2, 4 hours
  • TESL 669, Seminar in Student Teaching, 1 hour

III. Post-Student Teaching, 3 hours

  • EDUC 600, Integrating Research and Learning, 3 hours

Graduate and Adult Studies
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760
1.800.678.9061
865.471.3223
adult@cn.edu

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