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This major requires 12 hours of student teaching and is intended to lead to teaching licensure. Students should consult with their academic advisor in English or with the Chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership for more information about the licensure process.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   58
Major Requirements   30
ENG 271 Introduction to Research Methods 3
ENG 321 Sentence Grammar & Style 3
ENG 322 Language & Diversity 3
ENG 371 Analysis of Discourse 3
ENG 471 Advanced Research & Composition 3
ENG 404 Shakespeare 3
ENG 442 Texts & Interpretation for Teachers 3
ENG 447 Methods of Teaching Literature to Young Adults 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition & Grammar 3
Choose one of the following courses:    
ENG 350 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG 370 Analysis of Literature 3
ENG 391 Special Topics in Writing 3
ENG 450 Advanced Creative Writing 3
ENG 452 Professional Writing 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition & Grammar 3
ENG 457 History of the English Language 3
JOU 333 Journalism I 3
JOU 434 Journalism II 3
JOU 453 Writing for Periodicals 3
  Choose three additional hours from 300-400 level English courses in writing or literature. 3
Communication   3
Choose one of the following courses:    
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Secondary Education   28
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor. --
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   58
Major Requirements    
ENG 270 Literary Thinking & Research 3
ENG 370 Analysis of Literature 3
ENG 404 Shakespeare 3
ENG 470 Senior Seminar 3
  Choose a third sophomore level literature class 3
     
Choose six hours from two of the following categories (Period Courses, Genre Courses, Figure Courses):   
Period Courses    
ENG 401 Medieval British Literature 3
ENG 403 Seventeenth-Century British Literature 3
ENG 407 Restoration & Eighteenth-Century British Literature 3
ENG 408 British Romantic Literature 3
ENG 409 British Victorian Literature 3
ENG 410 Modern British Literature 3
ENG 420 American Literature, Beginnings to 1800 3
ENG 421 American Literature, 1800-1865 3
ENG 422 American Literature, 1865-1918 3
ENG 423 American Literature, 1918-Present 3
ENG 431 Survey of Classical Literature 3
ENG 432 Survey of Contemporary Literature 3
Genre Courses    
ENG 412 Development of British Poetry 3
ENG 415 Development of the British  Novel 3
ENG 418 Renaissance Drama 3
ENG 425 Development of the American Novel 3
ENG 426 Development of American Poetry 3
ENG 434 Development of the Short Story 3
ENG 435 Recent Drama 3
ENG 441 Literature & Film 3
Figure Courses    
ENG 402 Chaucer 3
ENG 406 Milton 3
ENG 416 Woolf 3
ENG 428 Faulkner 3
ENG 443 Figure Study: Eudora Welty 3
ENG 494 Special Topics: Figure Study 3
     
  Choose six hours of electives from courses in the department at the 300-400 level 6
Choose one of the following Communication courses:    
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Minor Requirements A typical minor consists of 18 semester hours; however, some department minors may vary in terms of required semester hours.  The minor should be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor. 18
General Electives Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor. --
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   58
Major Requirements    
ENG 271 Introduction to Research Methods 3
ENG 321 Sentence Grammar & Style 3
ENG 322 Language & Diversity 3
ENG 371 Analysis of Discourse 3
ENG 471 Advanced Research & Composition 3
Choose one of the following courses:    
ENG 350 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG 370 Analysis of Literature 3
ENG 391 Special Topics in Writing 3
ENG 398 Practicum in Writing Consulting 3
ENG 450 Advanced Creative Writing 3
ENG 452 Professional Writing 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition & Grammar 3
ENG 457 History of the English Language 3
JOU 333 Journalism I 3
JOU 434 Journalism II 3
JOU 453 Writing for Periodicals 3
  Choose nine semester hours from 300-400 level English courses in writing and/or literature 9
Choose one of the following COM courses:    
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Minor Requirements A typical minor consists of 18 semester hours; however, some department minors may vary in terms of required semester hours.  The minor should be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor. 18
General Electives

Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.

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Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   58
Major Requirements    
ENG 271 Introduction to Research Methods 3
ENG 321 Sentence Grammar & Style 3
ENG 322 Language & Diversity 3
ENG 371 Analysis of Discourse 3
ENG 404 Shakespeare 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition and Grammar 3
ENG 471 Advanced Research & Composition 3
Choose one of the following:    
ENG 350 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG 370 Analysis of Literature 3
ENG 391 Special Topics in Writing 3
ENG 398 Practicum in Writing Consulting 3
ENG 450 Advanced Creative Writing 3
ENG 452 Professional Writing 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition & Grammar 3
ENG 457 History of the English Language 3
JOU 333 Journalism I 3
JOU 434 Journalism II 3
JOU 453 Writing for Periodicals 3
     
 

Choose three (3) semester hours from 300- or 400-level English courses in writing or literature.

3
Choose one of the following COM courses:    
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Pre-Professional English Education Courses   19
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
     
Choose one of the following:    
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
     
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
ENG 442 Texts & Interpretation for Teachers 3
ENG 447 Methods of Teaching Literature to Young Adults 3
General Electives

Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.

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Total Hours   130

After the approval of their academic advisors in consultation with the appropriate department chair, freshman pre-law students with an acceptable ACT or SAT score may elect to enter the Three-Three Program. Ordinarily a 26 ACT score or 1180 SAT score will qualify a student for the program. Such students are expected to maintain at least 3.25 GPA in their undergraduate work to remain competitive for early admission to the Mississippi College Law School. Students in this programshould plan to take the LSAT as soon as possible after their sophomore year, but no later than the fall of their junior year, as an acceptable LSAT score is required for admission to the Mississippi College Law School. Acceptance into the Three-Three program, however, does not automatically guarantee admission to the Mississippi College Law School.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   46
ENG 213 Survey of American Literature 3
ENG 370 Analysis of Literature 3
ENG 404 Shakespeare 3
ENG 470 Senior Seminar 3
PHI 211 Introduction to Logic 3
HIS 407 American Constitutional Development I 3
HIS 408 American Constitutional Development II 3
  Upper level ENG electives 9
  Foreign Language Credits 6
Choose one of the following:    
PLS 201 American National Government 3
PLS 202 State and Local Government 3
     
Choose one class (3 hours) from the following:    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication  
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills  
COM 304 Public Speaking  
     
Choose three classes (9 hours) from the following:   9
AJU 332 Criminology 3
or    
SOC 332 Criminology 3
     
AJU 409 History of Crime in America 3
or    
HIS 409 History of Crime in America 3
     
AJU 350 Critical Thinking and the Law 3
AJU 403 Criminal Law 3
COM 442 Communication Law 3
GBU 451 Business Law and Ethics 3
MLG 205 Cross-Cultural Understanding 3
     
  Any upper-level PHI of PLS course --
  Three (3) hours of free electives 3
  Law school coursework credits 30
Total Hours   130

After the approval of their academic advisors in consultation with the appropriate department chair, freshman pre-law students with an acceptable ACT or SAT score may elect to enter the Three-Three Program. Ordinarily a 26 ACT score or 1180 SAT score will qualify a student for the program. Such students are expected to maintain at least 3.25 GPA in their undergraduate work to remain competitive for early admission to the Mississippi College Law School. Students in this programshould plan to take the LSAT as soon as possible after their sophomore year, but no later than the fall of their junior year, as an acceptable LSAT score is required for admission to the Mississippi College Law School. Acceptance into the Three-Three program, however, does not automatically guarantee admission to the Mississippi College Law School.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   46
ENG 271 Introduction to Research Methods 3
ENG 321 Sentence Grammar and Style 3
ENG 322 Language and Diversity 3
ENG 371 Analysis of Discourse 3
ENG 471 Advanced Research and Composition 3
PHI 211 Introduction to Logic 3
HIS 407 American Constitutional Development I 3
HIS 408 American Constitutional Development II 3
  Upper level ENG electives 6
  Foreign Language Credits 6
Choose one of the following:    
PLS 201 American National Government 3
PLS 202 State and Local Government 3
     
Choose one class (3 hours) from the following:    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication  
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills  
COM 304 Public Speaking  
     
Choose three classes (9 hours) from the following:   9
AJU 332 Criminology 3
AJU 350 Critical Thinking and the Law 3
AJU 403 Criminal Law 3
AJU 409 History of Crime in America 3
COM 442 Communication Law 3
GBU 451 Business Law and Ethics 3
MLG 205 Cross-Cultural Understanding 3
     
  Any upper-level PHI of PLS course --
  Three (3) hours of free electives 3
  Law school coursework credits 30
Total Hours   130