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    Jun 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a Secondary Teacher Certification

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Program Overview

The certification program in Literature and Secondary Education allows students: to complete a baccalaureate literature degree in English, and to become certified to teach English in Georgia secondary schools. Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive a Secondary English Instructional I teaching certificate. Course work is required in both English and education, and students complete a teaching apprenticeship before certification to acquire valuable experience in the classroom.

Program Coordinator
Rhonda Armstrong, PhD
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression and Graduation Requirements
  • Courses completed in Area C as part of the Core Curriculum cannot be duplicated in Area F.
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Major Concentration courses.
  • English post-baccalaureate initial certification students must submit an exit portfolio acceptable to the appropriate portfolio committee to complete their English requirements.

Core Area A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Pre-1500 Literature: 3 Hours

Choose one upper level course from the following:

1500-1800 Literature: 3 Hours

Choose one upper level course from the following:

American Minority:

At least one of the courses taken to satisfy the above requirements must be selected from the following:

English Course: 3 Hours

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 131 Hours

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