About the Language Arts Program
The language arts (group) major and minor within the School of Education are designed for students certifying to teach at the elementary level. Visit the teacher certification page for more information on certification requirements.
Courses, Requirements and Four-Year Plan
The courses for the 37-hour language arts major include such subject areas as multicultural literature, English language, story telling, oral interpretation, creative writing, writing for children, world literature and creative nonfiction. A 26-hour language arts minor is also available.
View the course requirements, layout, and course descriptions as well as learn more about the language arts program at Spring Arbor University in the language arts catalog taken from the undergraduate catalog. You can also view a sample four-year plan at the School of Education.
On campus, there are a wide range of opportunities for students to get involved, apply what they’re learning in the classroom in a practical way, and meet students who have similar passions. Here is a list of just some of the opportunities available that might interest language arts students:
- The Pulse (news magazine) – Spring Arbor students can practice their free speech and show off their writing, editing and graphic design skills by joining The Pulse, Spring Arbor’s student-led news and opinion magazine, published bi-monthly. To read the latest edition, go to www.saupulse.com.
- Sigma Tau Delta – Like English and want to rub shoulders with those who share your love of idiom? Consider joining this international English honors society.
- Ink Blots – In the mood to get creative? Ink Blots is the SAU student creative writing group, which meets every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in White Library.
See a full list of the various activities and organizations available to students at Spring Arbor University.