English/Language Arts EducationPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how to teach English grammar, composition and literature programs at various educational levels. This includes reading and speech teacher education. The program begins with courses specific to the subject matter. Upper level courses focus on lesson planning, instructional techniques, assessment and evaluation techniques, and supervision and discipline strategies. You will observe an experienced teacher work with students, who will also supervise your lesson plans. You will then teach those lessons to the students.
- A bachelor's degree, plus additional training in the particular subject, is required to teach at the elementary or secondary education level.
- A graduate degree may be necessary to teach in higher education, or to be a career or guidance counselor.