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English Secondary Education with Initial Teacher Licensure


Within our English studies major you can pursue initial licensure as a middle or high school English teacher. This program provides you with a both a broad introduction to middle and high school teaching and specific instruction in the theory, research, and practice of secondary English teaching.

Throughout the program, you will engage in field-based experiences in the school setting supervised by our faculty, culminating in a formal teaching practicum.

If you're planning to teach you will have many fine models to emulate and will gain a solid grounding in both literature and in secondary school teaching methods. For practical teaching experience, you will be placed with some of the best high school teachers in the region, many of them graduates of our Bachelor's or Master's level programs.

Requirements and Curriculum

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Art

BS in English Studies

This program is available for students who choose not to fulfill the requirements for foreign language proficiency at the second-year level. All other requirements are the same as for the Bachelor of Arts in English studies.


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