English Language Arts Education

The English Language Arts Education degree is a four-year program that prepares students to teach English to grades 6-12. The program includes an internship at the middle or high school level during the fall semester of the senior year. Graduates are licensed to teach by the state of Kansas after successfully completing the degree and passing the Principles of Learning and Teaching Exam (PLT). Other requirements for a degree include a cumulative 2.75 grade point average with no ā€œDā€ grades in the major. Professors in the Division of Education emphasize the best and latest methods for instructing older children in the areas of composition, creative writing, dramatic readings and interpretation, literature, poetry, and reading comprehension. Friends University boasts successful relationships with the middle and secondary schools of Wichita and the surrounding areas.

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