Bachelor of Science Degree
Leading to Certification for Grades 6-12
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of English
This single field program is designed to prepare English teachers of adolescents, largely at the secondary school level (grades 6 through 12). It leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of English/Language Arts in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in English/Language Arts and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching English/Language Arts.
The English Education program aims to prepare teachers who have a broad, rich knowledge of the discipline of English (including courses in British, American, and world literature, language theory, and writing) and who enact an integrated, reflective, and theoretically informed pedagogy for English/Language Arts.
This program is fully accredited by CAEP (the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), is nationally recognized by NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English), and is fully approved by Georgia's Professional Standards Commission for teacher certification.