Oct 30, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog

English - Education Emphasis (B.A.)


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Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C-” (1.7) or better to be counted in the major.

General Education Requirement (30-35 Credits)


See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements (12-15 Credits)
  • Knowledge Area Requirements (16-20 Credits)

Please note: All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits between the Core and Knowledge Area requirements.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree Requirement (16 Credits**)


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Foreign Language requirement 16 Credits

** Note: One semester of a foreign language may also fulfill the General Education  Humanities requirement. The 16 credits may be fulfilled by taking four semesters of a foreign language or by testing out of a language and purchasing the credits. These credits are typically counted in the degree total at the bottom of the page. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details. 

English - Education Curriculum Summary (58 Credits)


Select One of the Following


Complete One of the Following Concentrations (18 Credits)


Literature Concentration


Select Two Courses from the Following

Select Two Courses from the Following

Rhetoric and Writing Concentration


Film and Screen Studies Concentration


Students who complete this concentration can also earn a Film and Screen Studies minor  with no additional coursework.

Select Two Courses from the Following

Technical Writing Concentration


Students who complete this concentration can also earn a Technical Writing (Certificate)  with no additional coursework.

Free Electives (11-19 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, B.A. Degree: 120


Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Licensure (36-39 Credits)*


To qualify for a teaching license, students must also complete the sequence of professional education courses listed by the Department of Teacher Education . Please see the degree requirements for Secondary Education Licensure . Some classes required for the licensure cannot be taken until the teacher candidate has been admitted to the College of Education and Human Development. Please consult your advisor or the Department of Teacher Education for further instruction.

* Students who complete their teaching methods course(s) and student teaching as part of their major requirements will earn fewer than 36 credits. Those course credits are counted only once in the degree total.

Total Credits, B.A. Degree with Licensure: 135-143