major

MAJORS

English and Secondary Education Double Major

ENGLISH AND SECONDARY EDUCATION DOUBLE MAJOR

Bachelor of Arts

Program Information

Please see Education Program section and other program requirements for additional information. A Coaching Option is available with any teaching major, but does not lead to licensure.

ENGLISH MAJOR CORE 44

CRWR 240 Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop 4

LING 301 History of the English Language 4

LIT 110 Introduction to Literature 4

LIT 285 Mythologies 4

LIT 300 Literary Criticism 4

LIT 327 Shakespeare 4

Select 2 courses/8 credits from the following

LIT 210 American Literature I (4)

LIT 264 American Romance (4)

LIT 265 Realists, Naturalists, Modernists (4)

LIT 266 Generations & Conflict (4)

Select 2 courses/8credits from the following

LIT 221British Literature: Enlightenment to Romantic (4)

LIT 222 British Literature: Victorian to Contemporary (4)

LIT 273 Oral Literature (4)

LIT 274 Geoffrey Chaucer & the Manuscript Tradition (4)

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following:

LIT 494L Seminar: Literary Period (4)

LIT 494G Seminar: Genre (4)

LIT 494M Seminar: Major Authors (4)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CORE 40

EDU 201 Intro to Education w/Field Experience 4

EDU 222 Educational Psychology & Child Development 4

EDU 306 School Law & Advocacy for all K-12 Learners 4

EDU 311 Cultures, Diversity, & Ethics in Global Education 4

EDU 371 Foundation of Edu Technology for Secondary Schools 2

EDU 382 Assessment, Curriculum & Instruction 4

EDU 444 Classroom Management in Secondary Schools 4

EDU 481 Content Area Literacy 2

HEE 340 Methods of Health Education 4

Take both EDU497L and EDU 497C in the same semester

EDU 497L Methods: 5-12 Integrated Lit & Composition I 4

EDU497C Methods: 5-12 Integrated Lit & Composition II 4

STUDENT TEACHING 8

EDU 495S Student Teaching: 5-12 6

EDU 494 Teacher Work Sample 2

ELECTIVES 4

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

BA: ENGLISH & SECONDARY ED TOTAL CREDITS 128

Additional English and Secondary Education Degree and Course Information

Technology Requirement: Before registering for EDU 371 students must have earned a passing score on the Information & Technology Literacy Exam, or at least a B- on either COMS 115 Computer Basics for Educators (4 credits) or CAPP 131 Basic Microsoft Office (4 credits).

The following additional courses are strongly recommended for secondary education:

EDU 334 Children & Young Adult Literature (4)

THTR 276 Play Production & Intro to Directing (4)

WRIT 305: Advanced Essay Writing (4)

Students in an internship program (e.g. Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 Internship for EDU 495. Consult with their advisor to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching. ECP100 is recommended to fulfill this requirement.