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B.A. in English & B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education - Combination Program

  • Total Credit Hours: 126
  • Degree Format: Traditional

Two bachelor's degrees in one program! Complete a B.A. in English and a B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education in as little as 126 credit hours.

About this field

Combining a content-rich Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a clinical-based Bachelor of Science in Education degree equips graduates with literary knowledge and writing expertise as well as extensive experience teaching that material in local schools under the guidance of professional educators.



The Valdosta State Difference

This innovative program -- accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation -- enables graduates to earn two degrees with as few as 126 hours (only 6 more hours than the minimum needed for any bachelor degree). Graduates receive initial teacher certification, enabling them to be hired in Georgia and setting them on the path to earning their professional certificate after three years of successful teaching.



What You'll Learn

Combining content, pedagogy, and experiential learning, Valdosta State’s BA/BSEd program produces graduates who can be immediately successful in the classroom and who are prepared to pursue graduate education in either English or Education!



Career Outlook

Interested in a successful career as a high school English teacher? Consider Valdosta State’s double major program to earn a B.A. degree in English and a B.S.Ed. degree in Secondary Education!



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