Modern Languages / College of Liberal & Performing Arts
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The mission of the professional education unit is to prepare candidates who attain educational achievement through collaboration and reflection. To that end the professional education unit (including content departments), collaborates with K-12 schools, Educational Service Cooperatives, Educational Renewal Zones and other local, state, and national organizations to inculcate high standards of educational achievement for all students. The Unit engages pre-service and in-service teachers, administrators, counselors and other educators to excel in teaching, leadership, scholarship and service.
- Our graduates will communicate effectively.
- Our graduates understand the diversity reflected in literature.
- Our graduates can analyze and evaluate competing arguments and interpretations.
- Our graduates can conduct literature searched to access and synthesize information.
- Our graduates have knowledge of linguistics and literature.
- Educational Field Experience, Level I Lab
- Introduction to Education and Field Experience, Level I
- Assessment, Evaluation and Measurement
- The Secondary and Middle School Curricula
- World Literature I
- Comparative English Grammar
- Advanced Composition
Major in Modern Languages: English Education (BA) 120 hours
Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) Conceptual Framework: Attaining Educational Achievement through Collaboration and Reflection
The mission of the education Educator Preparation Program is to prepare candidates who attain educational achievement through collaboration and reflection. To that end the education preparation program (including content departments), collaborates with K-12 schools, Educational Service Cooperatives, Educational Renewal Zones and other local, state, and national organizations to inculcate high standards of educational achievement for all students. The program engages pre-service and in-service teachers, administrators, counselors and other educators to excel in teaching, leadership, scholarship and service.
The EPP holds the established competencies and dispositions, as described in the conceptual framework, as critical for all initial candidates pursuing a degree in the EPP. See the College of Education section in the catalog. Graduation with an education minor requires admission to the Teacher Education Program.
University Requirement – 2 hours
GSTD 1002 Freshman Seminar
General Education – 29 hours – ENGL 2213/2223 World Literature I/II are required in the major. Foreign language may be double-counted.
English – 43 hours
ENGL 2213 World Literature I
ENGL 2223 World Literature II
ENGL 3043 Comparative English Grammar
ENGL 3103 Advanced Composition
ENGL 3583 Shakespeare
ENGL 3623 American Literature I
ENGL 3633 American Literature II
ENGL 3653 Introduction to English Language Studies
ENGL 3683 Young Adult Literature
ENGL 4623 British Literature I
ENGL 4633 British Literature II
ENGL 4701 Senior Project
6 hours of English electives at the junior/senior level
Select 3 hours from the following:
ENGL 3213 Topics in World Literature
ENGL 3483 Modern World Literature
ENGL 4683 Introduction to Francophone Literature
Other requirements – 12 hours
12 hours of foreign language (Six hours above the freshman level)
Minor in Education – 21 hours
EDUC 2000 Educational Field Experience, Level I Lab
EDUC 2003 Introduction to Education
EDUC 3013 Educational Psychology
EDUC 4043 Assessment, Evaluation and Measurement
EDUC 4273 Classroom and Group Management
S ED 3013 Methods and Materials in Secondary and Middle School English and Speech
S ED 4023 Supervised Field Experience Level II
SPED 4073 Survey of Exceptional Individuals
Student Teaching Semester – 12 hours
EDUC 4003 Student Teaching Seminar
S ED 4006 Student Teaching in the Secondary School I
S ED 4103 Student Teaching in the Secondary School II
Completion of remaining hours to total 120 hours.
Note: In order to be certified, students who complete the BA in English with a minor in
Education (Teaching Certification) must also pass the Praxis II exams.