English (B.A.) with Teacher Certification
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Concentration: Teacher Certification
Total Hours: 120
Bachelor of Arts in English - Teacher Certification in Language Arts and Reading 8-12 120 hrs)
Bachelor of Arts in English with Teacher Certification
To become certified to teach in Texas, students must complete an undergraduate degree, pass state exams in both a subject area and in pedagogy, and must comply with other state requirements. Students wishing to teach English in Texas must choose either the teacher certification program for English Language Arts/Reading Grades 4-8 or for English Language Arts/Reading Grades 7-12. The Grades 4-8 certification program is offered only in the College of Education and Human Development. The Grades 7-12 certification program is offered only in the Department of English and Modern Languages.
Students wishing teacher certification in English must fulfill all requirements for the major as listed above, specifically those requirements listed under the Teacher Certification plan. In addition, these students must complete all required courses in professional pedagogy, including student teaching, must comply with all current departmental/university state preparation/remediation policies, and must pass appropriate local and state qualifying examinations.