Secondary Education English

Offered as a major
Related Department(s)
Division Level
Undergraduate

Courses Required for a Secondary Education-English Major

Pre-professional Courses for students preparing

to teach Secondary Education (8-12).

Minimum GPA of 2.75 required

  
PSYH 200 Introduction to Psychology 3 hours 
COMP 151 Introduction to Technology Applications 3 hours 
Professional Preparation   
NOVICE   
EDUC 231 Schooling in American Culture 3 hours 
EDUC 211 Early Involvement Seminar 2 hours 
EDUC 210 Early Involvement Practicum 1 hour 

Total Hours Required for Novice Block:

The Novice Block is offered in the fall and spring semesters

of each academic year. 

 6 hours 
INTERMEDIATE   
PSYH 225 Adolescent Psychology 3 hours 
EDUC 310 Intermediate Involvement Practicum 1 hour 
SPED 321 Survey of Exceptionalities 3 hours 
EDUC 376 Inst. Design and Del. in the Sec. School 3 hours 
PSYH 470  Theories of Learning 3 hours 

Total Hours Required for Novice Block:

The Intermediate Block is offered in the fall and spring semesters

of each academic year. 

 6 hours 
ADVANCED   
EDUC 338 Teaching Reading in the Content Subjects 3 hours 
EDUC 447 Methods & Materials in the Sec. Grades 3 hours 
EDUC 410 Advanced Involvement Practicum 1 hour 

Total Hours Required for Advanced Block:

The Advanced Block for secondary majors is offered during the

fall and spring semesters of each academic  year. All classes are

restricted. 

  7 hours
FINAL   
EDUC 498 Student Teaching in the Sec. School 12 hours 
EDUC 488 Professional Interactions 3 hours 

Total Hours Required for the Final Block:

The Final Block is offered during fall and spring semesters. 

 15 hours 
 English Certification  
ENCO 222Introduction to Critical Studies 3 hours 
ENGL 311 Intermediate Composition 3 hours 
ENCO 261 Writing & Speaking for the Media 3 hours 
ENGL 341 Literary Types 3 hours 
ENGL 342 Texts in History 3 hours 
ENGL 362 Literature for Adolescents 3 hours 
ENGL 421History of the English Language3 hours
ENGL 442Texts Before 18003 hours
ENGL 471Shakespeare3 hours
ENGL 472Capstone Seminar 
Choose one of the following:   
ENGL 361 Critical Study of Children's Literature 3 hours 
ENGL 461 World Cultures in Literature 3 hours 
ENGL 462 American Cultures in Literature 3 hours 
Two "reading" courses   
ENGL 371 Texts & Themes (course repeated twice) 2 hours 
Choose one of the following:  
ENGL 402Advanced Composition3 hours
ENGL 412Compositioin for Teachers3 hours
  Total Hours: 38
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