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 

From the General Education Requirements

 

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

or

The major courses of study requires variable hours.

English Major Concentration Courses 

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(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

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

One seminar chosen from the following:

One course in Shakespeare:

One writing course at the 200 or 300 level

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

Professional Education, General

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

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)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

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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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Graduate Program Manager & Admissions Counselor for Education
(919) 760-8316
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