Course Schedule

Course Schedule

The sample course schedule below provides an overview for planning purposes. For the most accurate information about Yonsei courses, please speak with your Yonsei admissions representative.

Year 1

Fall Semester at Yonsei (9 units)

One of the following courses on “Applied Linguistics”(3 units)
  • Studies in Language Acquisition
  • Studies in Applied Linguistics
  • Studies in Contrastive Linguistics
  • Intro to Korean Linguistics as a Foreign Language
Two of the following courses on “Theories of Language Learning and Teaching” (6 units)
  • Seminar in Korean Language Education
  • Teaching Method of Korean Language Listening and Reading
  • Teaching Method of Korean Language Speaking and Writing
  • Korean Teaching Skills
  • Seminar in Korean Language Education
  • Teaching Method of Korean Grammar
  • Teaching Method of Korean Discourse
  • Teaching Method of Korean Language Curriculum
  • Korean Textbooks
  • Teaching Method of Korean Vocabulary
  • Seminar in Korean Language Discourse

Spring Semester at USC (8 units/10 units credential track)

EDUC 639 | (4 units)

Approaches and Strategies of Language Teaching

Overview of approaches, models and strategies in language teaching, topics include lesson planning, implementation of the lesson for language and content area instruction.


EDUC 655 | (4 units)

Social Foundations of Language Education

Examine learner behavior, ability and language to access strategies to differentiate, scaffold and assess learning.

EDUC 660A| (2 units) CREDENTIAL TRACK ONLY

Clinical Practice Seminar A

Examine learner behavior, ability and language to access strategies to differentiate, scaffold and assess learning.

Year 2

Fall Semester at USC (10 units/12 units credential track)


EDUC 649 | (4 units)

Teaching Practice to Support Language Learners

Introduction to components of effective teaching, including lesson and unit planning, creating a classroom environment conducive to learning and classroom management strategies.

EDUC 596 | (3 units)

Technology Enhanced Language Instruction Design and Instruction

Build on previous teaching and learning experience in the MAT —TESOL program to establish and enhance skills to become a more creative, competent and professional instructor.

EDUC 521 | (3 units)

Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Language Learners

Assess practices and strategies in English language instruction with special attention to learner differences (social, cultural, physical and intellectual) that influence academic performance.

EDUC 660B | (2 units) CREDENTIAL TRACK ONLY

Clinical Practice Seminar B

Second of two-course series focused on helping you translate theory to practice. Part B also facilitates preparation for and submission of the EdTPA.

Spring Semester at Yonsei (6 units / 9 units – Korean Language Teaching certification track)

Required course (3 units)
  • Studies in Korean Traditional Culture
One of the following courses on “Teaching Korean to Speakers of Other Languages” (3 units)
  • Seminar in Korean Language Education
  • Teaching Method of Korean Language Listening and Reading
  • Teaching Method of Korean Language Speaking and Writing
  • Korean Teaching Skills
  • Seminar in Korean Language Education
  • Teaching Method of Korean Grammar
  • Teaching Method of Korean Discourse
  • Teaching Method of Korean Language Curriculum
  • Korean Textbooks
  • Teaching Method of Korean Vocabulary
  • Seminar in Korean Language Discourse
CREDENTIAL TRACK ONLY (3 units)
  • Practice in Teaching Korean

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