The Secondary English/Language Arts Licensure Program graduates earn a BA 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)

Secondary Program Courses With Corequisites and/or Prerequisites

  • course Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (3)

  • course Field 2 Secondary Classroom and Behavior Management (3)

  • course Assessment of Learning and Critical Thinking (3)

  • course Secondary English Student Teaching and Seminar 1 (3)

  • course Secondary Curriculum and Instruction (3)

  • course Secondary Student Teaching and Seminar 2 (12)

  • course Adolescent Development and Culture (3)

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.