Bachelor of Arts with English Certification at the Secondary Level - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required Courses from General Education: Physical Science with a laboratory (4)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

9 hours

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See guidelines.

3 hours

Additional Science with Lab: Biological Science w/ lab (4)

3-4 hours

Foreign Language (a single language)

6-8 hours

English Major Requirements (34 Hours)

EN216   Imaginative Writing (3)

EN311   Modern Grammar (3)

EN312   History of the English Language (3)

EN409   Writing Practicum (3)       

EN410   Senior Thesis (1)   (Capstone)—an exit/assessment exam (both oral and written)—must be taken during the final semester of the student’s course work.




Two (2) American Lit. from the following:

EN323   Literature of the U.S.: Colonial America to Whitman (3)

EN324   Literature of the U.S.: Realism to 1945 (3)

EN329   Contemporary American Literature (3)

Three (3) British Lit. from the following:

EN331   English Literature: Beginnings to 1620 (3)    

EN340   British Literature from 1620 to 1790 (3)   

EN342   British Literature from 1790 to 1900 (3)   

EN347   British Literature after 1900 (3)

Two (2) courses from the following or from the American/British courses remaining above, with no more than six (6) hours at the 200 level:        

EN212   Introduction to Cinema (3)

EN224   Topics/Movements in Literature (3)

EN234   Major Authors in Literature (3)

EN335   Shakespeare (3)

EN348   Advanced Literary Studies (3

Professional Education Requirements (33 Hours)

ED101   Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102   Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED122   Education Technology (2)

ED370E The Teaching of English in High School (3)

ED453   General Methods Teaching (2)

ED454   Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)         

ED462   Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)

ED471   Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

PY210   Educational Psychology (3)

PY223   Developmental Psychology (3)

PY342   Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)

PY343   Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)