English - BA, Middle School Teacher Certification

The Department of English offers a degree and certification program in English language arts/reading for prospective middle-school teachers. This program requires hours of major coursework in English, and hours of supporting specialized coursework in specific areas of educational planning and teaching. This certification is a field-based program that requires students spend extensive time in middle schools. Students in the degree program specialize in teaching-specific subjects, cultivate excellent communication skills, and develop an understanding of the social and intellectual development of children.

All students seeking certification should consult an undergraduate English advisor for additional information.