English, B.S. (Certifiable for secondary teaching)

English Major Requirements (54 credits)

Core Requirements (27 credits)

CINE 201The Language of Film

3

LING 300Language Acquisition

3

ENG 203Survey of World Literature: Ancient to Early Modern

3

ENG 204Survey of World Literature: 17th Century to the Present

3

ENG 205Survey in British Literature: Middle Ages to the 18th Century

3

ENG 210Survey of American Literature: Pre-Civil War

3

ENG 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to the Present

3

ENG 298Introduction to Literary Studies

3

LING 200Introduction to Linguistics

3

Upper -Level Courses (15 credits)

ENG 220Shakespeare

3

or

ENG 461Shakespeare: Major Comedies

3

or

ENG 462Shakespeare: Major Tragedies

3

and

ENG 449Major American Authors

3

ENG 492Literature for Young Adults

3

ENG 398Topics in Literary Theory and Research

3

(On American Lit)

And one additional 300-400 level British Literature course (3 cr)

ENG 398Topics in Literary Theory and Research

3

(On American Lit)

And one additional 300-400 level British Literature course (3 cr)

Pedagogy (12 credits)

ENG 402Advanced Composition & Technology in the English Classroom

3

ENG 406Teaching the Mechanics of Writing

3

ENG 407Literature for Teachers

3

ENG 408Teaching Witing in Middle and Secondary Schools

3

Professional Education (27 credits)

EDTE 316Principles of Learning in Diverse Settings (Secondary)

4

SPED 315Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities

3

EDSC 425Multicultural, Interdisciplinary Teaching at the Secondary Level

3

RDG 440Literacy in the Secondary School

3

ENG 420Teaching English in Secondary Schools

4

EDSC 435Secondary Education Student Teaching

9

ENG 435Student Teaching Seminar

1

Additional Requirements (9 credits)
HIST 161American History to 1877

3

or

HIST 162American History from 1877 to Present

3

PSY 236Life-Span Development

3

EDF 215 Education in a Multicultural Society 3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

No minor is required for this major.

All studies courses (ENG 348, ENG 358, ENG 388, ENG 448, ENG 449, ENG 458, and ENG 488) may be taken twice under different topics. Further substitutions within area requirements are permitted only with prior approval of the advisor and the department chair.