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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 English with minor in Education
(Teaching Certification) (BA) – 120 hours
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 3483 Modern World Literature
ENGL 4683 Introduction to Francophone Literature
ENGL 3213 Topics in World Literature
Other requirements – 15 hours
SPCH 1113 Introduction to Public Speaking
12 hours of foreign language (Six hours above the freshman level)
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.
Minor in Education – 18 hours
EDUC 2000 Educational Field Experience, Level I Lab
EDUC 2003 K-12 Field Experience II
EDUC 4043 Assessment, Evaluation and Measurement
S ED 3003 The Secondary and Middle School Curricula
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