The secondary education in English/Language Arts teacher licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of high school students studying English/Language Arts. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the secondary grades teacher education program and earn licensure in English/Language Arts for grades 9-12, students must complete the requirements for general education and their chosen major, as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information.

English/Language Arts (9-12) Licensure 

Grades 9-12 Program Requirements

Concentration 37-30 hours

From the General Education Requirements

 

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:

or

(Students must take EDU 323 prior to EDU 345.

The major courses of study requires variable hours.

English Major Concentration Courses 

or

or

One course in foundational British depth

or

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 764.

One course in Foundational British depth (3 cr.)

One course in World Literature which is not American or British (3 cr.)

One Seminar

One writing course at the 200 or 300 level (3 cr.)

One seminar
One writing course at the 200 and 300 level
(Must have completed most ENG requirements and be admitted into teacher education to enroll in ENG 764.)

Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education Licensure (9-12) 

Professional Education, General

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 305, EDU 434, and EDU 436.)

Professional Education, Methods

3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration

Internship – last semester of Teacher Education Program

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 460, EDU 490)

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Contact Information
Heather Bower
Assistant Professor; Department Head, Education
207-B Ledford
(919) 760-8061
bowerhea@meredith.edu
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