2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Secondary Education Endorsement

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 43
Major Requirements 59
Professional Education Core 15
Student Teaching 12
Total Credit Hours 129

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
BIO 100L Biological Science Lab 1
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
ENG 114 Techniques of Vocabulary Building 2
FRN 111
Elementary French I
or Elementary Spanish
3
FRN 112
Elementary French II
or Elementary Spanish II
3
Select one of the following: 3
History of World Societies I  
History of World Societies II  
United States History to 1865  
United States History Since 1865  
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
 Credits30
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
SOC 101 Introduction to the Social Sciences 3
ENG 207 Introduction to World Literature 3
ENG 210 Practical English Grammar 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
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
HUM 210
Humanties
or Humanities
3
 Credits33
Third Year
ENG 306 Introduction to Literary Criticism 3
ENG 315 Survey of English Literature I 3
ENG 316 Survey of English Literature II 3
ENG 341 American Literature I 3
ENG 342 American Literature II 3
ENG 350 Seminar in Literary Analysis and Interpretation 3
ENG 383 African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT 3
EDU 381 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
SED 387 Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in English 3
ENG 419 Contemporary American English Grammar 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
ENG 410 History of the English Language 3
ENG 413 Shakespeare 3
ENG 430 Romantic Writers 3
EDU 486 Human Growth and Development 3
ENG 450 Research Seminar and Sr Thesis (and Senior Thesis) 3
ENG 454 Young Adult Literature 3
ENG 456 Women's Studies: Myths and Images 3
SED 405 Reading in the Content Area 3
SED 499 Directed Teaching (internship) 12
 Credits36
 Total Credits129

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