Dec 11, 2023  
2022-2023 LSUA Catalog 
2022-2023 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English with a Minor in Education Leading to Secondary Education (6-12) Certification, BA

The Bachelor of Arts in English with a Minor in Education Leading to Secondary Education (6-12) Certification provides students majoring in English with the opportunity to complete the course work required for certification to teach grades 6-12 in English.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will write clearly and effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.

  2. Graduates will interpret texts critically and analytically, taking into account cultural and historical contexts as well as theoretical approaches to interpretation.

  3. Graduates will produce original scholarship that follows MLA guidelines.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university. The Bachelor of Arts in English has no separate or special admission requirements. The Minor in Education Leading to Secondary Education (6-12) Certification has special admission requirements that can be found here .

Degree Requirements

  1. Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to baccalaureate degrees as specified in Degree Requirements .

  2. Students must take at least 36 hours at the 3000-level or above and at least 9 hours at the 4000-level.

  3. Students are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in each course applied toward Major Requirements.

Degree Audit

A fillable degree audit for students and their academic advisors is availble here.

Total Credits: 120

Courses with asterisks are not required by the minor but should be taken by students who wish to pursue Secondary Education Certification upon degree completion.

General Education Requirements

See list of approved courses in the General Education  section of this catalog.

Total Credits: 6

Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 6

Natural Sciences

Students must take either six hours of biology and three hours of physical science or six hours of physical science (in a single discipline) and three hours of biology.

Total Credits: 9


Total Credits: 9

Fine Arts

Total Credits: 3

Total Credits: 39

Major Requirements

Total Credits: 39

Additional Requirements

Total Credits: 42

Suggested Sequence of Courses