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Bachelor of Arts
English Education Composite (B.A.)
In the English Education Composite degree, the focus is to educate students in both classroom instruction and the English field. Students focus completely on English Education as their course of study. As a student in this degree, you will become certified to teach in grades 6-12, and you will deepen your learning in literature, language, and writing.
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The English Education Composite Degree focuses on educational theories and methods for teaching literature and composition in public schools, grades 6-12. Unlike the English Education degree, which certifies you to teach a second subject, the English Education Composite degree certifies you to teach English. With more English classes available to you, this degree allows a greater focus on English literature, language, and writing.

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Graduates with a degree in English Education Composite have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
English Teacher
Earning an English education bachelor’s degree will qualify you to teach various English language arts subjects to all grades from 6th to 12th. You’ll learn the skills required to plan, teach, and assess units of instruction, manage the learning environment, and prepare students for state exams. In everything you do, you will teach your students how to think critically, write competently, and communicate effectively.
Publishing & Editing
Do you sit in sacrament meeting and silently correct the speakers’ grammar? Can you spot the difference between a comma splice and a run-on sentence? Would you love to help good writers become even better? Do you think it would be fun to correct a best-selling writer’s manuscript or to discover the next great American author and help her get published? Or perhaps helping geeky scientists explain their discoveries and innovations in language the public can understand is a secret dream you’ve always had. The editing and publishing field may be your cup of tea hot chocolate!
Technical & Professional Writer / Communicator
The demand for technical and professional writers and communicators is high and the opportunities are many and varied! Use your knowledge and skills in writing, editing, and software/apps to get involved with everything from E-Learning & Corporate Training to Technical & Strategic Communication to Social Media & Advertising. Create web-based media campaigns, write podcast scripts, plan out storyboards, design book trailers, write and edit training documents and press releases, be the creative force behind marketing campaigns, write speeches for business, political, and community leaders, collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) to bring innovation and knowledge to the general public, advise businesses and government agencies in crisis communication—the opportunities go on and on. Get in on the action!

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