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Education Integrated Language Arts - English Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #45 (BCR) Columbus, OH, United States
The Education Integrated Language Arts - English Education major from The Ohio State University is one of seven undergraduate programs in Ohio State's Department of Teaching and Learning that provides students the training needed to become a teacher.
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Overview

The structure and content of the Education Integrated Language Arts - English Education major from The Ohio State University are designed to assist students in developing the knowledge, skills and disposition needed to become effective leaders and advocates for social justice in the field of education. Each program is led by world-renowned faculty, staff and graduate associates who oversee the progress of each individual pre-service teacher as he or she progresses through an intense program of study. Upon completion of the program, students will also obtain initial licensure  to teach grades 7–12 in English/language arts. This major is offered only on the Columbus campus.

Program objectives

Through their course and field work, students will:

  • use their understanding of children’s and adolescents’ characteristics and needs and of multiple interacting influences on children’s and adolescents’ development and learning to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging for all children and adolescents
  • know about, understand and value the importance and complex characteristics of children’s and adolescents’ families and communities
  • know about and understand the goals, benefits and uses of assessment
  • integrate their understanding of and relationships with children/adolescents and families; their understanding of developmentally effective approaches to teaching and learning; and their knowledge of academic disciplines to design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all children and adolescents
  • identify and conduct themselves as members of the English education teaching profession

Possible careers

Graduates of the English education program may seek teaching positions in grades 7–12 at public and private schools. Since the state of Ohio has high standards for teacher preparation, graduates could potentially be hired as teachers anywhere in the United States. Many opportunities also exist within the community and public sector.

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 include:

  • Adolescent Learning and Development in School Contexts    
  • American literature course    
  • British literature course 
  • Developing Discipline for Effective Teaching    
  • Inclusion: Philosophy, Society and Practical Issues of Secondary Education    
  • Issues in Language, Literacy and Culture in Equity and Diversity    
  • Journalism and New Media in 7–12 Classroom  
  • Lab Experience in English Education    

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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:

    550

    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.

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

  • Successful completion of university preparatory courses
  • High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA 
  • Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores 
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
  • Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service) 
  • Status as a first-generation university student 
  • High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34989 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32061 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11084 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 940 - 1520 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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