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 about licensure requirements.


From the General Education Requirements

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

or


Concentration in Major

or

or

or

or

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
One course in World Literature which is not American or British
One seminar chosen from the following:

One course in Shakespeare:

One writing course at the 200 or 300 level
Prospective teachers are strongly encouraged to take one course in communication or theatre.


Professional Education Requirements

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)

Studying English at Meredith College

Learn more about studying English at Meredith and how an English degree can prepare you for a career in any field.


Learn more about studying English at Meredith and how an English degree can prepare you for a career in any field.

Contact Information
Laura Fine
Head, English Department
120 Lux Hall
(919) 760-8507
finelaur@meredith.edu
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