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Communication Arts & Literature (5-8) Endorsement

Beginning Fall of 2014, the Communication Arts and Literature Endorsement added to the K-6 license results in licensure to teach Middle School (5-8) English.

The endorsement is optional for students earning a professional teaching license. The credits can be taken in addition to a student's plan of study and can be taken each semester as their schedule permits pending noted prerequisites. Students enrolled in education have the opportunity to enroll as a graduate student, however not all courses in the endorsement are offered at a graduate level. The endorsement can be obtained after successful completion of all course requirements.

Communication Arts & Literature Endorsement

TAKE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • ED 3217/5217 Curriculum Enrichment through Media Resources (3 credits)
  • ED 3417/5417 Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (3 credits)
  • ED 3208 Developmental Reading in the Middle School (3 credits)
  • ED 4737 Content Area Reading (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2355 American Literature, 1865 to Present (3 credits)
  • ENGL 3540/5540 Literature for Young Adults (3 credits)
  • ENGL 3580 The English Language (3 credits)

CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • ENGL 2357 British and World Drama  (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2358 British and World Poetry  (3 credits) 
  • ENGL 2359 British and World Prose  (3 credits)

STUDENT TEACHING:

  • ED 4840 Student Teaching - Special Fields: Middle School (5 credits)

Total Credits: 29