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B.A. On Campus


California State University, Dominguez Hills

48 months
9504 USD/year
9504 USD/year
5742 USD/year
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Students who complete the English program from California State University, Dominguez Hills the following will earn a B.A. in English: English Education Option and also satisfy subject matter preparation Program in English (SMPP) requirements.  

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The SMPP is designed for students interested in a career in teaching English at the secondary school level (grades 6-12).  

This English program from California State University, Dominguez Hills  satisfies the requirements set by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for demonstrating substantive preparation in the subject matter field of English.  

Completion of this approved program or passing a comprehensive examination in English fulfills one part of the requirements leading to the Single Subject teaching Credential in English.  

Students interested in pursuing a teaching career at the secondary level should meet regularly with their departmental advisors.

All English Education option majors must complete the 41 upper division units of core requirements given below.  

In addition, all students must select one of the four fields of extended Studies (Communications, Literature, Teaching English as a Second Language, Theatre Arts) and complete the 15 units worth of requirements in that field.  The English Education Option is a single-field major.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Composition for Teachers
  • Practice in Literary Criticism
  • Poetry
  • Readings in World Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Literary, Media and Culture Studies
  • English Literature to 1642
  • English Literature: 1642-1832
  • English Literature: 1832-Present
  • American Literature to 1865
  • American Literature: 1865-Present
  • African American Literature
  • Latino/a Literature
  • Literature of Ethnicity and Gender

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Students applying to a bachelor’s degree program with no previous coursework at a college or university are considered first–time, first-year (freshmen) university students.The application requirements are different for students coming from a High School in the United States or outside of the country:

  • Applicants from a U.S. High School
International students who have completed only coursework from the United States, or have a combination of international and U.S. coursework, must meet the minimum Admissions Requirements to be considered for admission. 
  • Applicants from an International High School
First-time, first-year applicants must have completed the secondary education/high school in their own country or the equivalent in another country. Good academic standing with a “2.5” grade point average (on a scale of A, B, C, D, F) or better for all the courses taken, including Math/Science, at the secondary school is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9504 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9504 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9504 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Carson

1100 - 1600 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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