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English, BA, Secondary Education

The Secondary Education concentration gives students the robust background of the English degree, with the additional training and preparation through the School of Education required for teaching at the secondary education level. The teacher education program is designed to prepare students to be engaged, critical educators and highly effective professionals that will make a difference in our changing world.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate works of texts that reflect diverse genres, time periods, and cultures.
  2. Analyze the ways in which language and literature are related to class, culture, ethnicity, gender, histories, race, and sexuality.
  3. Interpret texts from various perspectives by using close readings supported by textual evidence and informed by critical theory.
  4. Produce a variety of materials, including oral presentations, for a range of creative writing and/or rhetorical contexts.

Conduct effective research and writing as it relates to the field of English studies by using a variety of technological and information sources.

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Mary Lamb

Dr. Mary Lamb
Department Chair