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Language Arts Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Norman, OK, United States
Students who are passionate about teaching literature, writing and speaking will find the University of Oklahoma College of Education’s nationally recognized Language Arts Education program a stimulating blend of English literature and writing courses and diverse hands-on classroom experiences. The Bachelor of Language Arts Education program is offered at the University of Oklahoma.
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Beginning with the first course taken in the education curriculum, students complete 100 hours in middle and high school classrooms tutoring and observing before they begin student teaching.

These field experiences prepare students for student teaching internships during either the certification or graduate portion of their education. During these internships, students observe, prepare lesson plans and teach. The student teaching programs typically last 16 weeks. The Language Arts Education curriculum is designed so that students can receive a Bachelor of Science degree in four years, from University of Oklahoma, though this can vary depending on when the student becomes a fully admitted student to the college.

Interests and Skills

Most language arts education students have interests in literature, writing, or speech. They enjoy working with adolescents and are comfortable in school settings. High school preparation should include working to strengthen writing skills through personal and literary work and tutoring or working with middle and high school students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Learning, Development, & Assessment for Teachers
  • Teaching Grammar and Composi ion in Middleand Secondary Schools
  • Schools in American Cultures
  • Learn ingwith Educational Technologies
  • Literature for Adolescents & Young Adults
  • Motivation & Classroom Management for Teachers

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An interview is required for admission into the teacher education programs in this department.  
  • Interviews for summer and fall admissions are held in April and August.  Interviews for spring admission are held in November and January.  Interviews for summer are held in April.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27727 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27727 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Norman

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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