What will I learn?

Our department offers two versions of the English degree for undergraduates: (1) a Bachelor of Arts and (2) a Bachelor of Arts with a secondary education emphasis, which is for students interested in teaching high school English and language arts.

Students with a secondary education emphasis must enter the Teacher Education Program. The program can be completed in four academic years. Student teaching is arranged with public schools within 30 miles of campus.

Degree requirements:

  • Prerequisites are ENGL 1211, 1212, 1221, and 1222. Six of these hours will also satisfy the general education humanities requirements for the B.A.
  • 24 hours of English course work at the 2000 and 3000 levels, including English 2002 Critical Approaches to Literature and English 4290 Texts and Contexts
  • Of these 24 hours, a minimum of fifteen hours must be at the 3000 level. Only nine hours at the 2000 level may count towards fulfilling the major requirements

SECONDARY EDUCATION EMPHASIS AREA

Degree requirements:

  • 46 hours of general education, including nine hours of communication, 12 hours of humanities, 15 hours of social sciences and 10 hours of natural sciences/mathematics
  • 78 hours of English education, including 26 hours of professional courses, 16 hours of clinical experience and 36 hours of English

Which department am I in?

College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$33,728.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected June, November 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

118 Fulton Hall, 301 W. 14th Street,

ROLLA,

Missouri,

65409, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have high school and/or college transcripts. Minimum English proficiency test score requirements are 79 for TOEFL, 6.0 for IELTS, or 53 for PTE.

For international students

Applicants must have high school and/or college transcripts. Minimum English proficiency test score requirements are 79 for TOEFL, 6.0 for IELTS, or 53 for PTE.

Application Deadlines: Fall Semester - June 15; Spring Semester - November 15; Summer Semester - April 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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