English

General Education Core

(30 credit hours)

NOTE: All courses identified with ** and a minimum of 37 credit hours of the General Education Core and Pre-professional Program Requirements must be successfully completed prior to beginning the Professional Education Program.

**  ENG W131 Rdg, Writing and Inquiry I (3 credit hours) or
       ENG W140 Rdg, Writing and Inquiry I - Honors (3 credit hours)


**  COMM R110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3 credit hours)

Select 1 course from List A (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from List A (3 credit hours) or
Select 1 course from List B (3 credit hours)

Select 2 courses from List C (6 credit hours)

**  EDUC E201 Multicultural Education/Global Awareness (3 credit hours)

Select 1 course from the following:

   HIST H108 Perspectives: World to 1800 (3 credit hoursor
   HIST H109 Perspectives: World 1800 to Present (3 credit hours) or
   HIST H113 History of Western Civilization I (3 credit hours) or
   HIST H114 History of Western Civilization II (3 credit hours)


Select 1 Humanities Elective from the following:

   ENG W206 Introduction to Creative Writing (3 credit hoursor
   ENG W207 Introduction to Fiction Writing (3 credit hoursor
   ENG W208 Introduction to Poetry Writing (3 credit hours)

This course will also count as a creative writing course in the major.


Select 1 Social Science Elective from List D

Pre-professional Program Requirements

(13 credit hours)

**  EDUC F110 Windows on Education - Freshman Only (1 credit hour)


**  EDUC F200 Examining Self as Teacher (3 credit hours)


**  EDUC W200 Using Computers in Education (3 credit hours)


**  EDUC H341 American Culture and Education (3 credit hours)

**  ENG W270 Argumentative Writing (3 credit hours)

English Coursework Requirements

(39 credit hours plus 3 credit hours from General Education Core)

NOTE: Student must have 21 credit hours of the major requirements successfully completed before beginning the Professional Education Program.

Select 1 course from the following:
ENG Z205 Intro to the English Language (3 credit hours) or
ENG Z206 Introduction to Language Use (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the following:
ENG Z301 History of the English Language (3 credit hours) or
ENG Z310 Language in Context: Sociolinguistics (3 credit hours) or
ENG W310 Language/Study of Writing (3 credit hours) or
ENG W366 Written Englishes: Living Cultural Realities (3 credit hours)

EDUC X470 Psycholinguistics of Reading (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the following:
EDUC X460 Adolescent Literature (3 credit hours) or
ENG L376 Literature for Adolescents (3 credit hours)

Literary Traditions (9 credit hours):
Select 2 courses from the following:
ENG L301 Critical/Historical English Lit I (3 credit hours)
ENG L302 Critical/Historical English Lit II (3 credit hours)
ENG L351 Critical/Historical American Lit I (3 credit hours)
ENG L352 Critical/Historical American Lit II (3 credit hours)
ENG L354 Critical/Historical American Lit III (3 credit hours)

Select 1 course from the following:
ENG L220 Intro to Shakespeare (3 credit hours) or
ENG L315 Major Plays of Shakespeare (3 credit hours)


Genre (3 credit hours)
Select 1 course from the following:
ENG L115 Introduction to Literature (3 credit hours) or
ENG L202 Literary Interpretation (3 credit hours) or
ENG L202 Introduction to Drama (3 credit hours) or
ENG L205 Introduction to Poetry (3 credit hours)


Diversity Literature (3 credit hours):
Select 1 course from the following:
ENG L370 Black American Writing (3 credit hours) or
ENG L378 Studies in Women in Literature (3 credit hours) or
ENG L379 American Ethnic and Minority Lit (3 credit hours) or
ENG L382 Fiction of the Non-Western World (3 credit hours) or
*ENG L406 Topics in African American Lit (3 credit hours) or
ENG L411 Literature & Society: South African Lit. (3 credit hours)

*African American or minority literature

Writing Nonfiction (3 credit hours):
Select 1 course from the following:
ENG W305 Writing Creative Nonfiction (3 credit hours) or
ENG W313 Art of Fact: Writing Nonfiction Prose (3 credit hoursor
ENG W377 Writing for Social Change (3 credit hoursor
ENG W312 Writing Biography (3 credit hoursor
ENG W426 Writing Nonfiction: Popular & Professional Publication (3 credit hoursor
ENG W366 Written Englishes: Living Cultural Realities (3 credit hours)


Editing & Style (3 credit hours):
Select 1 course from the following:
ENG Z204 Rhetorical Issues in Grammar (3 credit hoursor
ENG W365 Theory and Practice of Editing (3 credit hours)


Creative Writing (3 credit hours):
Select 1 course from the following:
* ENG W206 Intro to Creative Writing (3 credit hoursor
* ENG W207 Intro to Fiction Writing (3 credit hoursor
* ENG W208 Intro to Poetry Writing (3 credit hours)
*The Humanities Elective can be double counted here.


Teaching Writing (3 credit hours):
Select 1 course from the following:
**ENG W496 Writing Fellows Seminar (3 credit hoursor
  ENG W400 Issues in Teaching Writing (3 credit hoursor
  ENG W408 Creative Writing for Teachers (3 credit hoursor

**Prepares students to tutor at the Writing Center

Select 1 course from the following:
COMM C180 Interpersonal Communication (3 credit hours) or
COMM C345 Restorative Communication (3 credit hours) or
COMM G201 Introduction to Communication Theory (3 credit hours) or
COMM R227 Argumentation and Debate (3 credit hours) or
COMM R321 Persuasion (3 credit hours) or
COMM T130 Introduction to Theatre (3 credit hours)

English Professional Education Coursework

(38 credit hours)

NOTE: Students must apply and be admitted to this portion of the program.

Classes and field experience take place all day on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

EDUC M322 Diversity & Learning (6 credit hours)
EDUC M403 Field Experience (1 credit hours)
EDUC L441 Bilingual Education - Intro (3 credit hours)

Classes and field experience take place all day on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

EDUC S420 Teaching/Learning in Middle School (3 credit hours)
EDUC K306 Teaching Students with Special Needs in Secondary Classrooms (3 credit hours)
EDUC M404 Field Experience (1 credit hour)

Offered only in the spring and are taken concurrently with Block II A or Block III, as explained above. Classes meet on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

EDUC M452 English Methods (3 credit hours)

Classes and field experience take place Tuesdays and Thursdays

EDUC S430 Teaching/Learning in High School (3 credit hours)
EDUC M405 Field Experience (1 credit hour)

Student teaching is every week day for 80 days in the student's content area and follows the calendar used by the middle school or high school where the student teaching placement occurs. If the student is completing a special education, ESL, or reading license addition, then student teaching will last 40 days in a middle school or high school in the content area and for another 40 days in a middle school or high school in the license addition area.

If not doing a license addition:
EDUC M451 Middle Schools (14 credit hours) or
EDUC M480 High School (14 credit hours)

If doing a license addition:
EDUC M451 Middle Schools (7 credit hours) or
EDUC M480 High School (7 credit hours)

and

EDUC M470 Special Education or ESL Practicum (7 credit hours) or
EDUC X425 Reading Practicum (7 credit hours)