Broad Field Language Arts Secondary Education
TYPE: Concentration of English
DEPARTMENT: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department
Fulfill the licensure requirements for a Wisconsin EA-A (grades 5-12) license to teach Broad Field Language Arts, with a focus on English literature and composition.
Study literature and multiple media, strengthen your writing abilities, and expand your language skills through the communicating arts.
Learn how to think, read, write and speak with clarity and depth in a supportive and intellectually-engaging atmosphere through courses such as:
- Multi-Ethnic American Literature
- Hemingway's Artistry
- Studies in the Short Story
- History of the English Language
- Nonfiction Literature and Literacy
- Philosophy and Film
- News Gathering and Reporting
- Language, Culture, and Society
- Creative Writing
Students also learn how to support middle and/or high school students in the Broad Field Language Arts classroom through courses such as:
- Teaching high school English
- Middle level language and literature
- Content area literacy
- An array of courses offered through the teacher education program
Through a comprehensive major in Broad Field Language Arts education at UW-Superior, you will be able to:
- Thoughtfully analyze and interpret literary texts
- Clearly express critical interpretations of literature
- Read literary texts closely and parse out unclear meaning
- Comprehend major texts and traditions of language and literatures
- Analyze and compose multiple forms of media
- Support students’ continued learning and expression in the English language arts
A degree in Broad Field Language Arts education can lead to rewarding careers in the classroom and in education-related fields such as communications, business, industry, government and the public sector.
Work toward a career as a:
- Middle school teacher
- High school teacher
- Publications coordinator
- Curriculum planner
- University professor
- Education consultant
- Community education specialist
- Technical writer
- Magazine writer
- Book reviewer
- District attorney
Did You Know?
- UW-Superior offers scholarships specifically for English and education majors.
- Students majoring in English education also benefit from UW-Superior's highly regarded teacher education program, providing multiple opportunities to work with teachers and students in school settings.
- Students can interact outside the classroom through the English Club, The Stinger newspaper and the Nemadji Review – a student-published yearly journal.
- Multiple faculty members are published author.
* Are programs where you can also earn certification to teach at the K-12, elementary or middle/high school levels.