English with Teaching Licensure (5-12)

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40 Credit Hours
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This program prepares future educators to teach English to young adult learners grades 5-12. Through a program of study that includes world literatures, writing in various genres, linguistic theory and development and critical perspectives, you'll develop a keen sense of the power of language.

The English program guides students through surveys and advanced courses in classical and modern literatures, studies of language and various forms of genres of composition and creative writing. As an English major seeking 5-12 teacher certification, you can look forward to gaining:

  • A mastery of written communication which is fundamental to professional success, self-expression, and personal growth
  • Extensive and varied field experience opportunities and the knowledge and skills needed to be a high quality educator
  • Certification to teach grades 5-12 from the State of Iowa
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  • Creston
  • Denison
  • Estherville
  • Fort Dodge
  • Marshalltown
  • Mason City
  • Ottumwa
  • Sioux City
  • Spencer
  • West Burlington

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