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English Education

The English education program at Washburn will prepare you to teach English/language arts in grades 6-12. Through a combination of English courses, education courses, field experiences in schools, and a semester of student teaching, you will graduate well-prepared to teach students in writing, reading, speaking, and listening.

You'll take a variety of courses in literature, including American literature, English literature, and young adult literature. You'll learn about modern English grammar and critical writing. 

To prepare for teaching, you'll take courses in the education department and student teach. You will graduate prepared to take the Kansas teaching licensure test to teach middle school and high school.

See the program requirements for a list of the courses required for this emphasis.

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