Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with Secondary Education Option - Enroll now!
The Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with Secondary Education Certification program stresses literary analysis, diversity and critical thinking and written and oral communication skills through a rigorous curriculum of literature, composition, language and linguistics and a communication studies. This program prepares candidates for professional work as secondary teachers in a changing cultural and economic environment.
Students who wish to teach in a secondary school setting may earn a baccalaureate degree in English combined with secondary teaching certification. Methods courses in content areas along with secondary methodology courses provide the basis for pre-student teaching and student teaching at the secondary level. Students interested in an English degree with a certification in secondary education take 39 credits in the English major and 39 credits in education requirements, including a pre-student and a student teaching practicum.