Certification Area: English Language Arts and Reading (8-12)

Requirements for the English Language Arts and Reading (8-12) teaching certificate include the professional education courses listed above, the content course requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and the guided electives listed below. See an advisor in the Department of Languages and Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences for specific degree requirements.

Guided Electives—Required for teacher certification.

JOUR 2307 or JOUR 3385

JOUR 2311

SPCM 4301

SPCM 4331

SPCM 4326

READ 4364

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all specialization courses, including a 2.0 at UT Tyler is required. Prospective teachers must achieve a grade of "C" or better in all courses leading to certification. For further information regarding certification, see an advisor in the School of Education.