Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    Dec 08, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Secondary English/Language Arts Licensure Program: B.A. English

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The Secondary English/Language Arts Licensure Program graduates earn a B.A. in English. This program is 120 credit hours and offers supervised clinical practice experiences in both middle and high school settings. Upon program completion, the candidate has met all requirements for an institutional recommendation for an Initial Colorado Teacher License with an Endorsement in English Language Arts.

The Secondary Education English/Language Arts Licensure Program requires a major in English and completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education Core (36 credit hours)
English Major Core (39 credit hours)
Secondary Education Professional Core (39 credit hours)
General Electives (6 credit hours)

General Education Core (36 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (3 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Electives (6 credit hours)

Teacher candidates in the Secondary English Licensure Program may choose 6 general elective credit hours in a subject area of their choice, or use these electives to transfer approved credits into their CCU program. Teacher candidates are required to work directly with their Life Directions Center Advisor regarding choice and enrollment of elective credits.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Colorado Christian University offers several academic programs which lead to professional licensure in the state of Colorado and, in some programs, prepare students for a national exam. All students should be aware that states vary in their educational and professional requirements depending on the profession. Some states require specific educational requirements, clinical requirements, accreditation requirements, or exam requirements. See professional licensure disclosures for details.

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in English with Secondary Education Licensure

The faculty recommends students in the B.A. in English with Secondary Education Licensure to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, English major, and secondary education professional core requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in all CCU coursework, and a C- or better in all professional education courses.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams (e.g., PRAXIS Exam), as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.

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