BS English/Language Arts Education
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Meet a critical need for English/Language Arts teachers
If you have a love for works like The Great Gasby, A Raisin in the Sun, or Their Eyes Were Watching God, the Bachelor of Science with a major in English/language arts education at Trine University can help you share that love while making a difference in the lives of middle and high school students.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s most recent Occupational Outlook Handbook, “From 2014 to 2024, a significant number of older teachers will reach retirement age. Their retirement will create job openings for new teachers.”
The degree: Classroom readiness on day one
The Bachelor of Science with a major in English/language arts education seeks to provide, upon graduation, highly effective practitioners prepared to teach English and language arts in a grade 5-12 setting.
Trine University offers special education licensure programs for preschool through 12th grade, allowing certain secondary education programs, like English/language arts, to add special education licensure to an existing content area within their four-year degree program at Trine. If you are interested in pursuing special education licensure, talk to your faculty advisor.
The experience: Strong English foundation with extensive classroom time
The Bachelor of Science with a major in English/language arts education at Trine University includes courses in composition, literature, creative writing, reading, mythology and communication. The Franks School of Education program includes rigorous learning experiences guided by faculty in both the arts and sciences as well as in the school of education.
The result: Be prepared for your teaching career
Graduates from the Franks School of Education have demonstrated high levels of success, including:
- 100 percent of recently surveyed principals indicated the Franks School of Education provided teacher training that was relevant, effective, and improved P-12 student learning.
- 100 percent of recently surveyed graduates indicated the Franks School of Education provided teacher training that was relevant, effective, and improved P-12 student learning.
- 100 percent of graduates shared they would recommend others coming to Trine University to become a teacher.
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