2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Education, B.A. - Middle School English/Language Arts (Grades 5-9)

Students who wish to teach language arts in grades 5-9 at the middle school level enter the middle-level teacher preparation program. The program provides a major in education, involving extensive professional education courses in addition to content area coursework.  All teacher preparation programs also involve extensive experiences in partner schools.

Prior to acceptance, transfer students may need to pass the MoGEA and/or MoCA at 220 or higher, depending on the number of credit hours they are able to transfer into Maryville.  Please direct questions to Stacey Ruffin.


General Education Requirements

(51 credits)


(3 courses)

  • Fine Arts elective
  • Philosophy elective
  • Humanities elective


(7 courses)

General Education Required for Major

(4 courses)

Graduation Requirements

  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution