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English Education - Grades 6-12, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The program features English courses in world, British and American literature, grammar and linguistics. Students also receive training in general methods for teaching as well as discipline-specific methods for teaching English content. Students have an opportunity to practice and apply these methods during field experiences in local schools. Students who complete the degree program will be certified to teach English/Language Arts in secondary schools (grades 6 through 12).

Program highlights:

  • Students receive personal attention in literary and pedagogical training and field experience
  • Faculty in a wide range of specialties, including traditional areas such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, the Brontës, Lawrence, Faulkner, Hemingway and Creole Literature as well as more recently developed fields such as interdisciplinary studies in literature, digital humanities, film studies, animal studies and performance studies
  • Faculty in creative writing and writers in residence offer personalized instruction by renowned poets, fiction writers and playwrights
  • Faculty/student research opportunities in digital humanities and publishing
  • Common Read Program brings internationally acclaimed writers to campus for direct contact with students

Career options:

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)teacher
  • Teacher
  • Tutor
  • Learning centers
  • Secondary schools (grades 6 through12)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Courses in linguistics, history of language and literacy; history and criticism of film, performance and gender studies; and professional writing and publishing studies, offering professional credentials and internships

  • Southeast Louisiana site of the National Writing Project that hosts institutes for teachers and in-service activities in teaching of writing

  • Faculty have been recognized on regional, national and international levels as creative writers and scholars, and numerous faculty received university honors for teaching

  • Honors curriculum available

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

To be eligible for full admission to Southeastern, international beginning freshmen students must meet ALL of the following criteria:Must have completed a recognized secondary school program with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.35.Must have taken the TOEFL or IELTS *:

  • Minimum IELTS score required - 6.0 overall band
  • Minimum TOEFL scores required - 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, and 61 internet based
  • Minimum TOEFL scores required - 500 paper-based, 173 computer-based, and 61 internet based 
Must have taken the ACT or SAT:
  • Minimum Verbal SAT of 450 or minimum 460 in Math (old format)
  • Minimum Writing and Language of 25 or 500 in Math (new format
  • Minimum English ACT of 18 or minimum Math ACT of 19

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3850 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Hammond

  • 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.

Funding

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