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2013-2014 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Teaching Major, B.A./B.S.


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42 hours. A secondary education teaching major (grades 5-12)

Teaching Major Grade & GPA Requirement


Students completing a teaching major must earn at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, a 2.75 major GPA, and a grade of C or better in all courses applied toward degree requirements.

English Major


Notes: (1) English majors are normally expected to use HUM 241-242 The Western Tradition in Literature I-II to fulfill Category C4: Western Culture in the University Core Curriculum. (2) ENG 101  and ENG 201  do not fulfill any requirements for any major or minor in English or English teaching.

English Courses (21 hours)


Shared English Core (12 hours)


All English majors (and some English minors) are required to complete a 12-hour shared core of courses:

Shared English Electives (9 hours)


All English majors (and some English minors) are required to complete nine hours of shared electives at the 300 and 400 level:

Bachelor of Science Degree, English Teaching Major


This program is identical to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with Teaching Emphasis, except no non-English modern or classical language is required.

Bachelor of Arts Degree, English Teaching Major


Requires 12 hours in a non-English modern or classical language.

Note: Students entering the English teaching program should review the College of Liberal Arts Teacher Certification Policy .

Directed Electives (21 hours)


Open Electives (6 hours)


English coursework at the 300-400 level; may include theory, literature, rhetoric, and writing.

Secondary Education Licensure minor


Students seeking a teaching major that leads to licensure as a secondary school teacher (grades 5-12) are required to complete the Secondary Education Licensure Minor .

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