B.S. Ed. with English Specialization
Baccalaureate programs leading to certification in secondary education (7-12) are available in Biology, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Earth Science, English, French (K-12), General Science, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, and Spanish (K-12). Each program is designed to provide students with a thorough foundation in the teaching specialty and with the professional skills needed to work effectively with adolescents in a variety of learning environments.
Secondary education students fulfill the general education requirements of the University. However, within certain majors there may be slight deviations from the pattern presented, and secondary students should check with the departmental office of the discipline in which they are majoring to ascertain any variations. Two college-level English (composition/literature) and math courses are required.
Professional Education Core Requirements (42 credits)
ED 110, 122, 225, 327, 329, ED 328 ("Methods of Teaching and Evaluating Language Arts"), ED 417, ED 424, 425 (student teaching), and SPED 418, 441, 442.
Secondary Certification Specialization
Secondary education majors may choose areas of specialization from the following programs: Biology, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Earth Science, English, French (K-12), General Science, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, and Spanish (K-12). A grade of C or better is required for each course in the major area of specialization.
English (42 credits)
Required (33 credits):
ENG 199, 221, 222, 225, 226, 227 or 228, 262, 263, 355, 470, and 482.
Additional English requirements (9 credits):
One from: ENG 353, 457, 458, or 459. Literature electives: six credits must be taken on the 300/400-course levels. Non-print media competency is required. Advanced writing competency is required.