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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