Department of English

BA - English: Teaching Emphasis

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements - 2012-present

General Education Core (32-33 credits)
University Requirements (3 credits)
Bachelor of Arts Requirement - Foreign Language (16 credits)
1010 Foreign Language 4
1020 Foreign Language 4
2010 Foreign Language 4
2020 Foreign Language 4
English Core Requirements (6 credits)
ENGL 2400 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
ENGL 2600 Introduction to Critical Literature and Theory 3
Required Courses (17 credits)
ENGL 1120 Introduction to Grammar 3
ENGL 2030 Advanced Grammar 3
ENGL 2900 Methods of Teaching Writing 3
ENGL 3900 Methods of Teaching English 3
ENGL 4820 Teaching Senior Capstone 3
ENGL 4980 Student Teaching 2
Education Electives (30 credits minimum)
ENGL 2020, 2210, OR 2230   3
ENGL 3110, 3280, OR 4530   3
ENGL 3210 American Literature I 3
ENGL 3250 OR 3270   3
ENGL 3220, 3240, OR 3260   3
ENGL 3220, 3240, OR 3260   3
Any additional 3000-level survey course   3
ENGL 4320 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 4110, 4210, 4310, 4410, OR 4510   3
Any 4000-level course in literature written by women and/or traditionally underrepresented minorities   3
Free Electives (18 credits)
TOTAL CREDITS = 122-123

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements - Prior to 2012

Core Required Classes
ENGL 2200
or
ENGL 2240
Introduction to Literature and Culture

Introduction to Poetry
3
ENGL 2600 Introduction to Critical Methods 3
Required Courses
ENGL 2030 Advanced Grammar 3
ENGL 2900 Methods of Teaching Writing 3
ENGL 3280 Young Adult Literature 3
ENGL 4900 Methods of Teaching English 2
ENGL 4980 Student Teaching 2
Plus one of the following:
ENGL 2020 Creative Writing 3
ENGL 2230 Mythology 3
Plus
At least five 3000 level survey courses, one of which must be in World Literature and two of which must be in Modern Literature (American, British, World).
ENGL 4320 Shakespeare 3
One 4000 level course in Literary History; Literary Genres; Major Authors; Topics in Literature; or Advanced Study of Critical Methods
One 4000 level course in gender or multicultural literature

To quality for a teaching license, students must complete the sequence of professional education courses listed by the department of secondary education.

Comment: No course for which a grade lower than a C- is received may be counted for any major or minor emphasis in the department