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Integrated Language Arts Education Program Overview

Complement your desire to teach with your love of language and literature in the Integrated Language Arts program. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for teacher licensure in Integrated Language Arts (reading, writing, speaking and listening) for grades 7–12.

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Delivery Format

In Person

Credit Hours


Time to Complete

4 years


Learning Experiences

When you study Integrated Language Arts, you’ll learn from published authors and literary scholars and receive extensive teacher training. This program provides you with a well-rounded education in language arts, along with invaluable teaching skills.

You’ll have:

  • Opportunities to teach in stateside and international classrooms in Florida, South Carolina, Germany, France and other locations
  • Guidance from expert faculty who have extensive classroom teaching experience
  • Excellent career preparation - broad and deep content, plus extensive classroom observations and student teaching 
  • A broad skill set, perfect for teaching subjects such as literature, composition, creative writing, speech, debate, journalism and digital media
  • Unparalleled job placement; graduates of this program have teaching positions throughout Ohio, across the U.S. and around the world
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Learn more about the Integrated Language Arts program by reviewing the four-year curriculum guide or the course rotation.

Employers of Recent Graduates

Graduates of AU’s Integrated Language Arts program currently work at these schools:

  • Ashland City Schools
  • Bellalago Academy (Florida)
  • Brunswick City Schools
  • Clearfork High School, Bellville
  • Granville City Schools
  • Holy Name High School, N. Olmsted
  • Horizon Science Academy of Lorain 
  • Kettering Fairmont High School
  • Loudonville High School
  • Lucas High School
  • Medina City Schools
  • Ontario High School
  • Poinciana High School (Florida)
  • St. Paul High School, Norwalk
  • St. Peter’s High School, Mansfield
  • Triway High School, Wooster
  • Westlake City Schools
  • W. Holmes High School, Millersburg
  • Willow Bend Academy (Texas)
  • Wooster City Schools
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Contact Information

Hilary Donatini
Hilary Donatini, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Languages and Literatures; Professor of English
306 Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
Maura Grady
Maura Grady, Ph.D.
Director, English Composition Program; Associate Professor of English
316 Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall