Academic Catalog


Bachelor of Arts English with a Major in Secondary English Education (6-12) (BA)

Heather Weddington, Chief Departmental Advisor

This program leads to eligibility for teacher licensure in Virginia. Licensure in English prepares students for a full range of secondary school teaching assignments. The program is accredited by the State of Virginia; in addition, Virginia has licensure reciprocity agreements with thirty other states, should the student leave Virginia.

The program combines the usual requirements of a college major and minor. Students take courses in the English department (ENGL) of the College of Arts and Letters and special education courses and courses from the Teaching and Learning department of the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies. Students receive a Bachelor of Arts in English.