English, BA 9-12 Secondary Education Certification Preparation

To fulfill the academic requirements to be certified to teach English at the secondary level (Grades 9-12), students must complete a major in English (with or without a Creative Writing Emphasis). Students should consult with their English and Education advisors to make sure they take courses in fulfillment of their major that also satisfy Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requirements for teacher certification. Students will also need to take a minor in secondary education (Grades 9-12), and EDU 33400. See the description of the minor in secondary education (Grades 9-12) in the School of Education section of this catalog.