Description of the Program

This program is intended for individuals with at least a bachelor's degree in an English or an English-related field who intend to become a secondary English educator (6-12). The program leads to the completion of the graduate degree but also fulfills the requirements for an Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Alternative-A Teaching Certificate in Secondary English (6-12). 

Admission Requirements

  1. Unconditional admission to UAH and major department (if applicable)
  2. Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
  3. Passing score on required Praxis II Content Area Exam
  4. Program of Study (POS) on file in Education 

Program Requirements

ED 501INTRO TO EDUCATION1
ED 604CONTRIBUTION PSY TO EDUC3
ED 609CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT3
ED 521SECNDRY ELA INSTR WRIT TO READ2
ED 531SEC ELA METHDS READING2
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 608EXPAND RDG ABIL CONT AREA INST3
ED 520COMPUTER BASED INSTRUCT'L TECH3
ED 607EDU LEADER AS EVALUATOR3
ED 593ED EXCEPT CHILD & YOUTH3
ED 698HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIP3
English Content Courses
EH 500COMPOSITION STUDIES TCHRS3
or EH 601 ACTION RESCH WRITING STUDIES
EHL 505SURVEY OF GENERAL LINGUISTICS3
or EHL 507 ADV ENGLISH GRAMMAR STUDIES
English 500+9
Students are required to complete 200 hours of field experiences throughout the program before their internship.
Total Semester Hours44