Special offer: For a limited time, receive up to a 15% tuition grant when you enroll for Fall 2 (October 10, 2017) online. (apply now)

* 15% tuition grant up to $750 per semester. That’s up to $6,000 over the life of your program.

online teaching degree in english language arts and reading

Online Teaching Degree in English, Language Arts and Reading (Middle and Secondary Education)

The SAGU online bachelor's degree in teaching education leads toward Texas teacher certification.


As part of this program, you have access to the following courses.

Core Studies

  • American Literature I
  • American Literature II
  • English Literature I
  • English Literature II
  • World Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Teaching English as a Second Language and Diversity I
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Creative Writing in Middle/Secondary
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • Adolescent Literacy I
  • Adolescent Literacy II

Combination Area

  • Instructional Technology
  • Educator Assessment
  • Theories and Principles of Learning

Professional Development

  • Foundations of Education
  • Special Issues and Populations
  • Teaching English Language Arts
  • Advanced Strategies for Teaching
  • Student Teaching Middle/Secondary


This SAGU degree is available 100% online. Access classes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in the world. Login and learn.


When you learn through SAGU online, you have access to all of our on-campus support and resources.


For a limited time, SAGU is offering a 15% tuition grant if you begin your bachelor's degree. The grant carries through the life of your degree if you remain continuously enrolled.

Combined with maximum credit for prior learning, you could save up to 40% on your online bachelor's degree from SAGU.


Save up to $25,000 toward your bachelor's degree through Experiential Learning Credit. By enrolling in a single 3-hour course, you have the opportunity to earn up to 45 hours of credit by demonstrating knowledge and work experience.


You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized across the country.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Southwestern's Teacher Education Program is approved by the Texas Education Agency.

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