2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2023  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English, B.A. leading to the M.A. in Education

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(with an area of concentration in Education / Leading to English certification)

Maryville students who wish to teach English in grades 9-12 complete the English major with specific certification requirements in English and complete the M.A. in Education in their fifth year. A student may enter this program while an undergraduate at Maryville University through the Early Access Program. See the School of Education: Secondary Education Bridge  section for details.

General Education requirements:

  • One course in art, music, performance, or aesthetics
  • One course in Philosophy
  • Two other courses in English, art, aesthetics, foreign language, humanities, philosophy or religion
  • One course in American history or government
  • Two courses selected from two of the following disciplines: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology
  • One science course
  • One additional course in science or mathematics

Education Minor for Secondary Teaching

The Education Minor provides early access to the M.A. in Education Secondary Teaching and Inquiry (MA/STI). Students must maintain an overall 2.75 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the content area. Students enrolled in this program are advised by a School of Education adviser and Arts & Sciences adviser in their content area. Candidates apply for the Master’s program in the fall of their senior year. Early access does not guarantee acceptance into the MA/STI. Acceptance into the MA/STI requires 3.0 GPA, Praxis II passing score, graduate school application, and successful interview with the mentoring team. See the School of Education: Secondary Education Bridge   section for more details.

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