Integrated Language Arts [AYA 7-12]
Integrated Language Arts is an education-based licensure program at Wright State University that prepares you for a career in teaching ILA (English, Communication, Journalism, and Theatre) in grades 7-12 in the state of Ohio, also known as Adolescent/Young Adult Licensure (AYA). This program requires that you complete your undergraduate program with a B.A. in English: Language Arts Education, and upon completing a fifth year graduate program, receive licensure and a Master's in Education. While other universities require two years for completion for an ILA AYA license, Wright State instead requires one intensive year of graduate school to do so. Please view other menu links for a complete guide to courses and further requirements.
In ILA, you'll be expected to learn and teach the fundamentals of:
- Visually Representing
Please note that though ILA is housed within the English Department it is NOT a declarative concentration for a degree in English; it is a separate, distinct program. If you feel you've chosen the wrong major in confusion, contact your advisor immediately.