Earn Your Integrated Language Arts Education Degree On The TU Campus!
Tiffin University has established an innovative partnership with Lourdes University that allows TU students to study and major in Education without leaving the Tiffin University campus. Within this unique program, students can enroll in a Bachelor of Arts program through Tiffin University and study either Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Integrated Language Arts/English, or Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Integrated Social Studies/History.
Lourdes University faculty teach all of the Education coursework on Tiffin University’s campus. Teacher credentialing and certification will be handled through the School of Education at Lourdes University. Meanwhile, the general education curriculum and the content specialization in English and History are taught by Tiffin University faculty.
This major will provide you with all of the coursework necessary for a Degree in Integrated Language Arts. You will also meet the Adolescent and Young Adult licensing requirements and teaching credentials for Integrated Language Arts, grades 7–12.
Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Education is a specialized field of study with a body of knowledge and research that recognizes the distinct developmental stage of students from ages 12-21 and grades 7-12. This program is designed to prepare you for a teaching career by providing an education that allows you the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and disposition necessary to teach and work with adolescents and young adults in grades 7-12.
The curriculum is based on contemporary research and the most current standard requirements of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Ohio Department of Education (ODE); the International Society for Teaching in Education (ITSE); the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS); and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).
Integrated Language Arts Education Curriculum
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hour|
|The following courses meet both the Integrated Language Arts Major and University General Education Requirements:|
|COM329||Writing for Electronic Media (Social Sciences-Communications) (w)||3|
|One of the following:|
|CUL448||Woman and Literature (w)||3|
|CUL449||Minority Experience in American Literature (w)||3|
|ENG141||Expository and Research Writing (Composition)||3|
|ENG142||Introduction to Literature and Criticism (Composition) (w)||3|
|Choose one of the following (Humanities - Literature):|
|ENG360||American Poetry (w)||3|
|ENG361||English Poetry (w)||3|
|THR222||Introduction to Theatre (Humanities - Fine Arts)||3|
|The following courses meet both the Professional Education and General Education Requirements:|
|EDU150||Introduction to Technology in Education (Technology)||3|
|EDU250||Educational Psychology (Social Sciences-Psychology)||3|
|EDU316||Multicultural & Social Issues in Education (Social Science.- Sociology)||3|
|Integrated Language Arts Major|
|CUL443||Comparative Mythology (w)||3|
|ENG221||History of the English Language||3|
|ENG291||British Literature I (Chaucer to Romantics) (w)||3|
|ENG292||British Literature II (Romantics to WWII) (w)||3|
|ENG293||American Literature I (Colonial to Civil War) (w)||3|
|ENG294||American Literature II (Civil War to WWII) (w)||3|
|ENG313||Theoretical Approaches to Writing and Reading||3|
|ENG422||World Literature (w)||3|
|ENG463||Literary Theory (w)||3|
|One of the following:|
|ENG348||British Novel (w)||3|
|ENG347||American Novel (w)||3|
|Professional Education Requirements|
|EDU100||Foundations of Education||3|
|EDU230||Survey of Special Needs in Education||3|
|EDU319||Classroom Management for Middle Childhood & AYA||3|
|Adolescent to Young Adult Requirement|
|EDA210||Teaching Adolescents and Young Adults||3|
|EDA235||Curriculum & Instruction for Adolescents to Young Adults||3|
|EDA250||General Teaching Methods and Field Experience||3|
|EDA353||Language Arts Methods and Field Experience II||3|
|EDA450||Adolescent to Young Adult Student Teaching||12|
|EDU312||Teaching Reading Through Literature for Young Adults||3|
|EDU329||Differentiated Instruction & Assessment||3|
|EDU330||Developmental Reading Through Content Area Reading||3|
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