2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary Education Endorsement

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 48
Professional Education Core 19
Student Teaching 12
General Elective 1
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
BIO 100L
Biological Science Lab
or Physical Science Laboratory
1
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
SOC 101 Introduction to the Social Sciences 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
FRN 111
Elementary French I
or Elementary Spanish
3
FRN 112
Elementary French II
or Elementary Spanish II
3
 Credits30
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
HUM 210
Humanties
or Humanities
3
HIS XXX HIS as Level 100 3
ENG 207 Introduction to World Literature 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
ENG 286 Writing About Literary Texts 3
FRN 211
Intermediate French I
or Intermediate Spanish I
3
FRN 212
Intermediate French II
or Intermediate Spanish II
3
ENG 210 Practical English Grammar 3
EDU 100 Career Analysis in Education 1
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
 Credits32
Third Year
ENG 383 African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT 3
ENG 306 Introduction to Literary Criticism 3
ENG 315 Survey of English Literature I 3
ENG 341 American Literature I 3
ENG 342 American Literature II 3
ENG 419 Contemporary American English Grammar 3
SED 420 Educational Technology 3
EDU 381 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
SED 387 Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in English 3
XXX XXX General Elective 1
 Credits28
Fourth Year
ENG 413 Shakespeare 3
ENG 410 History of the English Language 3
ENG 430 Romantic Writers 3
ENG 454 Young Adult Literature 3
SED 405 Reading in the Content Area 3
EDU 486 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 499 Directed Teaching 12
 Credits30
 Total Credits120

Teacher Licensure Endorsement in English and Foreign Language

Students wishing to pursue a career in teaching must take the following steps:

  1. Take ENG 101 College English I, ENG 102 College English II, and pass Praxis I freshman year. Then, confer with an academic advisor in the Department of Secondary Education and School Leadership about requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program.
  2. Complete requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program.
  3. Take the following professional education courses, totaling 27 credit hours:
    EDU 201Foundations of Education3
    EDU 381Classroom and Behavior Management3
    EDU 486Human Growth and Development3
    SED 405Reading in the Content Area3
    SED 387Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in English3
    SED 499Directed Teaching (internship)12
    Total Credits27