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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Language Arts Teacher Education, B.S.

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Drawing on work in linguistics, literature, writing and communication studies, prepares students to teach secondary-level language arts.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply linguistic principles, composition theory/practice and methods of literary analysis.
  2. Relate oral and written communication, literature and linguistics content to secondary-level pedagogical best practices.
  3. Analyze the rhetorical power and aesthetic potential of language.

Core Courses

Complete Gen Ed writing requirement before taking LIT or WR courses

Recommended Gen Ed Literature Course:  LIT 201  

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Choose Two

  • Upper Division writing courses, at least one non-creative writing course, WR 440  recommended.


Total Credits: 63


This major does not lead to a language arts degree but may lead to an education degree following the completion of the professional education core in the College of Education. Requirements for admission into education programs can be obtained from the College of Education.

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