BS in AYA Integrated English Language Arts – Description, Outcomes, Course List

BS AYA Integrated English Language Arts

Students completing this licensure program are certified to teach grades 7th – 12th English Language Arts courses in public or private schools in the state of Ohio.  Extensive coursework addresses English content and literature.  Courses in this degree program prepare teacher candidates by emphasizing theory of student development and practical application of teaching methods.  Methods courses utilize the Common Core State Standards.  Our goal is to help teacher candidates become caring, competent, and highly qualified educators.

Expected Outcomes

  • Our graduates know WHAT to teach in their licensure area. Through their course work and experiences at CCU our students acquire a breadth of knowledge which serves as a platform from which to teach. ED1

  • Our graduates know HOW to teach in their licensure area so that learning is attainable to each pupil in terms of addressing developmental needs and using a variety of teaching strategies appropriate to the context. ED2

  • Our graduates demonstrate caring teaching and advocacy skills through their extensive fieldwork with children of diverse backgrounds, needs, and abilities and through the completion of advocacy projects. ED3

  • Our graduates are qualified as educators to teach. As delineated by: University and program requirements to be recommended to apply for licensure and State of Ohio requirements to be approved for licensure. ED4

Biblical & Theological Studies Core (30 hrs)

History & Literature of Israel (3hrs)

Jesus & The Church (3hrs)

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (3hrs)

Modern Ethical Problems (2hrs)

Basic Bible Doctrines (4hrs)

Philosophy of Religion (3hrs)

Introduction to Evangelism (3hrs)

Seminar on the Bible & Culture (3hrs)

Teaching as an Act of Love (3hrs)

Theological Themes in Film (3hrs)

General Education Core (39 hrs)

College English 1 (3hrs)

College English 2 (3hrs)

Survey of Multicultural Literature (3hrs)

History of Christianity (3hrs)

History of the Restoration Movement (3hrs)

Public Speaking (3hrs)

Math Elective 110 or 111 (3hrs)

Natural Science Elective 200s (3hrs)

Instructional Technology (3hrs)

Introduction to Psychology (3hrs)

Human Development & Learning (3hrs)

US History Elective (3hrs)

Literature Elective (ENGL 221 or ENGL 321, 3hrs)

Education Core (44 hrs)

Introduction to Teaching (3hrs)

Theory & Practice in Educational Settings (3hrs)

Teaching AYA Composition (3hrs)

Teaching AYA Literature (3hrs)

Foundations of Reading (3hrs)

Phonics & Linguistics (3hrs)

Teaching Students with Diverse Needs (3hrs)

Youth Health, Safety & Nutrition (1hr)

Reading Evaluation & Diagnosis (3hrs)

Classroom Management (4hrs)

Reading for the Older Child (3hrs)

Student Teaching (12hrs)

Language Arts Content Core (27 hrs)

Creative Writing: Non-fiction or Creative Writing: Poetry, Fiction, & Drama, 250 or 251 (3hrs)

Shakespeare (3hrs)

English for Teaching & Editing (3hrs)

Journalism Elective 160 or 261 (3hrs)

Drama Production & Performance (3hrs)

Introduction to Poetry (3hrs)

Introduction to Short Fiction (3hrs)

Survey of Dramatic Literature (3hrs)

Literary Theory & Criticism (3hrs)

Total 140 hours