ENGLISH PROGRAM ONE-ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING CERTIFICATE (6-12)/BACHELOR OF ARTS
Total Credit Hours: 128 Major Credit Hours: 38
The Department of English features a fully approved English Language Arts program that prepares candidates to teach grades 6-12 in Illinois public and private schools. The program is approved by the State Teacher Certification Board, in conjunction with the Illinois State Board of Education, and includes all the requirements for a major in English Language Arts.† English majors specializing in Program One: English Language Arts must declare a minor in Secondary Education.† See advisors in the Department of English and College of Education for specific approval and a list of required courses.
Teacher Candidates seeking a Type 09 Teaching Certificate in English Language Arts must complete the following coursework in the content area as well as professional education courses.† For a detailed description of the courses please click on the appropriate link.