Dec 08, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English Education, B.S.

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-6297

Program Description

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.

Admission Retention and Graduation Requirements

Admission to teacher education is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the admission, retention and graduation requirements outlined in the Teacher Education Admission Requirements  catalog page to pursue this degree program.

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the catalog.


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. 

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

General Education Core Curriculum  

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Register for an account with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission ( as soon as possible. Apply for Teacher Education Program (TEP) through Owl Express while taking EDUC 2110 (with teacher recommendation), acquiring a 2.75 GPA, and earning at least 45 hours of accredited college coursework.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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