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Course Requirements – Engilsh for Secondary Education

Major in English for Secondary Certification

A student majoring in English for secondary certification must earn a minimum grade of C- in ENG 101 Composition I and ENG 102 Composition II.

Courses Required in English (39 credit hours)

  • ENG 200 Introduction to Literary Studies (3 credits)
  • ENG 240 Survey of English Literature to 1789 (3 credits)
  • ENG 241 Survey of English Literature since 1789 (3 credits)
  • ENG 260 Survey of American Literature to 1865(3 credits)
  • ENG 261 Survey of American Literature since 1865 (3 credits)
  • ENG 270 Literature for the Secondary Schools (3 credits)
  • ENG 303 History of the English Language (3 credits)
  • ENG 370 Critical Approaches to Literature (3credits)
  • ENG 386 Teaching of English in the Middle and Secondary School (3 credits)
  • ENG 388 Teaching Writing (3 credits) ENG 403 Grammar: Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • ENG 496 Senior Thesis (3 credits) PLUS Writing Elective (3 credits)

Courses Required in Other Departments (29 - 35 credit hours)

  • EDU122 Teaching and Learning in the 21 st Century (3 credits)
  • EDU 203 Survey of Learners with Exceptionalities (3 credits)
  • EDU201 Introduction to Classroom Teaching - Middle/Secondary (2 credits)
  • EDU234 Philosophical Foundations of Education (3 credits)
  • EDU401 Classroom/Behavior Management Techniques (3 credits)
  • EDU350 Methods of Teaching Reading in the Content Areas (2 credits)
  • EDU447 Planning for Instruction and Assessment - Middle/Secondary (3 credits)
  • EDU451 Student Teaching at t he Secondary Level (10 - 16 credits)
  • PSY200 Developmental Psychology (3 credits)