Bachelor of Science Education in English Education


Northeastern State University seeks to empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery. The Department of Languages and Literature serves as an educational partner collaborating with the College of Education preparing English Education majors to be educational leaders, teaching scholars, and creative developers of human potential who regard the whole person.

We employ critical inquiry, interdisciplinary studies, collaboration, creativity, respect for diversity, cultivation of research and scholarship, pursuit of excellence, and written competence in our literature, composition, and language usage courses. Our students gain a solid foundation of knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for becoming professional educators who can serve with integrity their communities as well as their classrooms. As citizens they will continue to pursue personal and professional excellence by advancing honesty, human dignity, and accountability in their efforts to promote educational and economic success. The English Education major is a unit of the Department of Languages and Literature.

For more information about degree requirements, visit the NSU catalog.


Admission requirements to the College of Education for Bachelor of Arts in Education English Education major (4251).

  • Maintained an overall grade point of 2.75
  • Completed an application and statement of understanding
  • Achieved a passing score on the Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET)
  • Received a Professional Habits Inventory (PHI) evaluation
  • Been recommended by the Professional Education Interview Committee
  • Successfully completed Portfolio Checkpoint #1
  • Submitted an official degree plan

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Programs at Northeastern State University that prepare students for initial licensure as educators are designed to meet the licensure standards set by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Students seeking licensure in another state are advised to contact the appropriate licensing board in that state to determine specific requirements of guidelines for reciprocity. Northeastern State University cannot confirm whether a particular licensure program meets requirements for licensure outside of the State of Oklahoma. For a list of the state departments of education that oversee professional teaching licensure, see the U.S. Department of Education website - State Contacts page

For questions related to licensure, please contact Lois Buttress (

Degree Available at

  • Tahlequah
  • Broken Arrow

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