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English Education Major, B.S. (Teacher Licensure)

Note: The name that will appear on the licensure is Communication Arts and Literature.

I. Required Courses

ENGL 2350 American Literature, to 1865 (3 credits)
ENGL 2355 American Literature, 1865 to Present (3 credits)
ENGL 3101 Advanced Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 3540 Literature for Young Adults (3 credits)
ENGL 3580 The English Language (3 credits)
or ML 3430 Linguistics (3 credits)
ENGL 4420 Shakespeare and His Age (3 credits)
or ENGL 4429 Shakespeare for Teachers
ENGL 4455 Seminar: Literary Criticism and Theory (3 credits)

Select two of the following courses:
ENGL 2357 British and World Drama (3 credits)
ENGL 2358 British and World Poetry (3 credits)
ENGL 2359 British and World Prose (3 credits)

Select one of the following courses:
ENGL 2150 Technical Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 3155 Professional Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 3177 Weblogs and Wikis (3 credits)
ENGL 3179 Elements of Electronic Rhetoric (3 credits)
ENGL 3530 Teaching Writing with Technology (3 credits)

Subtotal 30 Credits

II. Required Electives

Select 9 semester credits from the following courses; at least three credits must be at the 4000 level. The courses may be taken multiple times with different topic subtitles.

ENGL 3600 Author Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 3606 Culture Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 3607 Film Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 3608 Genre Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 3609 Period Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 4700 Advanced Author Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 4706 Advanced Culture Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 4707 Advanced Film Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 4708 Advanced Genre Topics (3 credits)
ENGL 4709 Advanced Period Topics (3 credits)

Subtotal 9 Credits

III. Required for Licensure

Note: ED 3208 has a prerequisite not included in this major.

ED 3208 Developmental Reading in the Middle School (3 credits)
ED 4737 Content Area Reading (2 credits)
ENGL 3520 Writing for the Secondary School Teacher (3 credits)
ENGL 3550 Methods of Teaching English and Communication (4 credits)
MASC 1100 Mass Media and Society (3 credits)

Subtotal 15 Credits

IV. Required Professional Education Courses

For specific courses, see Professional Education: Secondary in this catalog.

Subtotal 33 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required For Major 87 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor of Science Degree


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