English Education for Teacher Licensure
See the College of Education and Health page for additional requirements.
For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education. For further requirements see Admission and Retention to Teacher Education and also the Criteria for Internships located on the College of Education home page.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2All minimum college hours (at least two semesters) should be in one language. Students with previous study in a foreign language should refer to Foreign Language Advanced Placement and Credit under Credit by Examination
3Any 2-4000 level English courses excluding ENGL 2003 Introduction to World Literature, ENGL 2013 Introduction to American Literature, ENGL 2173 Introduction to Film / JOUR 2173 Introduction to Film, ENGL 2881 Practicum-Literary Journal Publication, and ENGL 4881 Practicum-Editing Literary Journal.
4At least 40 of the 120 hours required for graduation must be earned in 3000-4000 level courses.
5Juniors admitted to the Accelerated B.A. in English Education to MA in TESOL Program should substitute two of the following courses as electives: TESL 5023 Second Language Acquisition/ENGL 5023 Second Language Acquisition, TESL 5703 Teaching English as a Second Language/ENGL 5703 Teaching English as a Second Language, TESL 5713 ESL Assessment/ENGL 5713 ESL Assessment, and TESL 5723 Teaching People of Other Cultures/ENGL 5723 Teaching People of Other Cultures, ENGL 5083 Seminar: English Language (seminar: no repetitive topic).