Area V – English/Language Arts Education: Middle/High School



The following guidelines and restrictions apply to the degree in English Language Arts Education.

Common AGSC Requirements
Students who plan to transfer into English Language Arts Education should take into consideration the following requirements as they plan their course selections. It is required that students select:

Area III – Sciences must be taken as a sequence (e.g., BIO 101 & BIO 102)

Area IV – HIS 101 Western Civilization I and HIS 102 Western Civilization II OR  HIS 121 World History I and HIS 122 World History II 

AU Specific Requirements for Area V
No more than 19 hours may transfer in Area V for this 127 degree hour program. A total of 12 hours were specified in Area V by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 7 hours should include additional Auburn requirements in the major, as noted below.

  • MCM 120 Introduction to Journalism (3 SH)
  • Choose from another Fine Art course or PHL 106 Introduction to Philosophy, PHL 206 Ethics and Society, or IDS 102 Ethics (3 SH)
  • Elective (1 SH)

Restrictions on Elective Transfer Hours

  • Electives, if any, should be selected from the disciplines covered in Areas I – IV, being cognizant of restrictions specified in this document.
  • Developmental, remedial, or technical courses will not transfer.
  • A maximum of four semester hours in physical education may transfer.
  • No transfer credit will be awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110 or MATH 112.
  • Only courses taught at the freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this major under Area V (contact (contact 

Additional Requirements for Teacher Education Programs
Transfer students are admitted into a pre-teacher education program. Criteria for admission to teacher education are available on the College of Education website (

Students are required to complete the following requirements for admission to Teacher education prior to transferring to Auburn University:

  • Five Day Pre-teaching Experience
  • Basic Skills Assessments
  • ABI/FBI Background Clearance Check

Please print and sign this document and attach it to the English/Language Arts Education: Middle/High School Articulation Guide. Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in English Language Arts Education at Auburn. This document must be given to your Auburn University major advisor upon transfer.
Name:____________________________ Date:_________________

Last modified: July 17, 2017