2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Teaching Major in English/Language Arts (BA/BS)

87 credits

Core requirements, 36 credits

ENG 205World Literature

3

ENG 213Introduction to Digital Literacies

3

ENG 220Language and Society

3

ENG 230Reading and Writing about Literature

3

 

ENG 260British Literature 1: The Beginnings to 1780

3

or

ENG 464Shakespeare

3

 

ENG 321English Linguistics

3

ENG 412Reading in the Secondary English Classroom

3

ENG 414Young Adult Literature

3

ENG 444Senior Seminar

3

One class in American Literature

Choose from:

Group A: Before 1900:
ENG 240American Literature 1: The Beginnings to 1860

3

ENG 345Early American Literature

3

ENG 346Nineteenth-Century American Literature

3

or

Group B: 1900-present:
ENG 250American Literature 2: 1860 to the Present

3

ENG 347Twentieth-Century American Literature

3

ENG 351Twenty-First-Century American Literature

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Take the following

COMM 220Argumentation and Debate

3

 

COMM 240Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

3

or

COMM 290Intercultural Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:36

Complete one of the following concentrations

English concentration, 12 credits

ENG 285Introduction to Creative Writing

3

One class in American Literature

Choose from Group A if you took Group B in the core or choose from Group B if you took Group A in the core.

Total Credit Hours:3
One class in British Literature

Choose from:

ENG 280British Literature 2: 1780 to the Present

3

ENG 362Medieval British Literature

3

ENG 363Renaissance and Seventeenth-Century British Literature

3

ENG 364Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature

3

ENG 365Nineteenth-Century British Literature

3

ENG 366British Literature 1900-1945

3

ENG 367Contemporary British Literature

3

ENG 464Shakespeare

3

Total Credit Hours:3
3 credits from

Diverse literature electives 400 and above

Choose from

ENG 490Literature and Gender

3

ENG 491Literature of African-American Traditions

3

ENG 492Native American Literature

3

ENG 493American Ethnic Literature

3

ENG 494Queer Literature/Queer Theory

3

ENG 498Studies in Global Literature

3

Total Credit Hours:48

Communication studies concentration, 12 credits

COMM 240Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

3

or

COMM 290Intercultural Communication

3

 

COMM 375Presentational Communication

3

COMM 475Coaching and Directing Secondary School Forensics

3

 

COMM 320Persuasion

3

or

COMM 330Small Group Communication

3

or

COMM 370Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction

3

Total Credit Hours:48

Choose COMM 240 if you took COMM 290 in the core or choose COMM 290 if you took COMM 240 in the core.

Senior High, Junior High/Middle School Education Program

Professional education sequence, 39 credits

EDFO 420Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of Education

3

EDJH 385Principles of Teaching in the Middle School

3

EDMU 205Introduction to Multicultural Education

3

EDPS 251Human Growth and Development for Secondary Education

3

EDPS 390Educational Psychology

3

EDSE 380Principles of Teaching in the Secondary School

3

ENG 150Introduction to Teaching English Language Arts in Secondary Schools

3

ENG 350Teaching Writing in Secondary Schools

3

ENG 395Teaching Literature and Language in Secondary Schools

3

Student teaching

12

Total Credit Hours:39

Total Credit Hours: 87

See Professional Education Assessment/Decision Points for additional information.