B.A. in English – Secondary English Education

College of Arts & Sciences

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3 State Teachers of the Year, Virginia

Lead From the Classroom

Take your first step toward a fulfilling career in teaching. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in English—Secondary English Education will prepare you to teach at the middle or high school level. Learn practical skills in English composition, literature, language and adolescent development—all from a Christian worldview.

JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER

Teach in public, private and Christian education as a professional educator.

GAIN LICENSURE

Teach in the Commonwealth of Virginia and reciprocal states.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Online & On Campus

8-Week Course Sessions

130 Credit Hours


On Campus

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 130

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.A. in English—Secondary English Education you will be able to:

  • Learn how to manage your classroom effectively.
  • Understand technology used by educators.
  • Develop curriculum fundamentals.

Career Opportunities:

  • Teaching
  • Missions
  • Education tutoring & consulting

8% Projected growth in high school teachers employment from 2016 - 2026. -Bureau of Labor Statistics

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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Requirements

Majors seeking initial licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia with an endorsement in Secondary English Education need to complete the following English and communications courses. Students will also need to be formally admitted to the  Teacher  Preparation  Program  and therefore  complete  UIS  200—Orientation  to  Teaching  and  pass  the  Praxis  I (Reading, Writing, Mathematics) Examination, preferably during their freshman year. Before being admitted for student teaching, teaching candidates should complete the required education courses and all required major courses, maintain a minimum  of  2.7  GPA  cumulatively  and  in  the  major,  and take  and  pass  the  Virginia  Communication  and  Literacy Assessment  (VCLA)  and  Praxis  Test: English  Language,  Literature  and  Composition: Content  Knowledge  (Test  Code 0041). Students should meet with an academic advisor once per semester to stay on track with licensure program requirements.

B.A. in English – Secondary English Education