Bachelor of Arts in Broad Field Language Arts: 4-12 Education


63 in Major 120 to Degree

$319 per credit

The University of Wisconsin-Superior was founded as a teacher education college in 1893. That strong heritage of innovation and quality has guided our education programs for more than a century. Today, UW-Superior is still regarded as a front-runner in PK-12 education programs. Our graduates are leaders in their field, making a lasting difference in students’ lives. The need for dedicated and highly skilled educators has never been greater and with a degree from UW-Superior, opportunities abound.

As a broad field language arts major, you will be prepared to teach English and language arts classes such as creative writing, public speaking, and communication. The program leads to grades 4-12 licensure in the State of Wisconsin and requires completion of the instruction minor and a full semester of student teaching.

Program Description

Students follow a course of study approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, including an array of courses in various literary focuses and genres as well as coursework specific to media studies and English education. Additional coursework is completed through the teacher education program.

Upon graduation, you will have gained an understanding of the central concepts, institutional practices and assessments of English/language arts. Coursework for the major includes a range of literary periods and genres, as well as courses in writing, film, and rhetoric.

Through electives, you can also choose to explore topics such as:

  • Acting for theatre
  • British, American or world literature
  • Literature by women
  • Nonfiction literature
  • Spanish language

Career Opportunities

There is a well-documented nationwide shortage of teachers, and licensed teachers are in high demand. The vast majority of our graduates find teaching jobs upon graduation, and many have multiple opportunities to choose from.

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