Integrated Language Arts (Grades 7-12)

Bring your love of language and literature to life for the next generation of high school students.  

In Ashland University’s Integrated Language Arts program, you will learn from published authors and literary scholars in the English Department and receive teacher training through AU’s College of Education.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment prospects for teachers are expected to increase 6 percent between 2012 and 2022.

Why Major in Integrated Language Arts at Ashland University?

  • Teaching Placement Variety: We offer opportunities for students to teach in other states and countries, such as Florida, South Carolina, Germany, and France.
  • Expert Faculty: Students learn from professors with extensive classroom teaching experience.
  • Great Job Preparation: The curriculum includes preparation in content that is both broad and deep, coupled with extensive classroom observations and student teaching.
  • Broad Skill Set: Graduates teach a variety of subjects including literature, composition, creative writing, speech, debate, journalism, and digital media.
  • Excellent Job Placement: Graduates hold positions throughout Ohio, across the United States, and in other countries.

Here is a sample of schools where recent graduates have landed full-time teaching positions:

Ashland City Schools

Bellalago Academy, Kissimmee, FL

Brunswick City Schools

Chippewa High School, Doylestown

Clearfork High School, Bellville

Focus North High School, Columbus

Granville City Schools

Holy Name High School, North Olmsted

Kettering Fairmont High School

Loudonville High School

Medina City Schools

Notre Dame - Cathedral Latin High School, Chardon

Ohio Connections Academy

Poinciana High School, Kissimmee, FL

St. Paul High School, Norwalk

Triway High School, Wooster

West Lake City Schools

West Holmes High School, Millersburg

Willow Bend Academy, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX




Major's Department

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