To receive a BA degree from Luther, you need to complete 128 semester hours of credit. For an English major with teaching certification, those hours will include the following:
For more detailed information about certification in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, click here.
In the first semester of your first year, register for the January course, Education 185: "Clinical Experience in the Schools." This course will provide your initial experience in the classroom. For people starting an Education Minor their sophomore year, register for Education 115. At the end of the course, you will receive an application to enter the education program.
If you are already a second-semester Sophomore, or beyond, and are interested in English education, contact Nick Preus for application information.
If you decide to enter the English education program in the beginning of your Sophomore year, you can complete the degree and teaching certification in a total of four years.
Contact Nick Preus, Associate Professor of English and Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 563-387-2207.