Secondary School (7-12) English/Language Arts/Reading B.A.
Secondary and All-Level Education
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Teacher Certification, 7-12 English/Language Arts/Reading
Students in the Secondary English/Language Arts/Reading (7-12) program must meet all of the following department criteria in order to be approved to go into their internship semester. Students who fail to meet the department criteria will have to fulfill a department remediation plan before they can be approved for internship.
- A “B” or higher grade in Secondary English TExES-designated classes: ENG 300 Reading, Analyzing, Teaching Literature, ENG 333 Advanced Writing: Non-Fiction, and ENG 403 The Discipline of English or ENG 420 Approaches to Literature.
- No more than one “C” grade in any English course.
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the upper-level (300-400) English courses.
- A THEA Reading Score of 250.
|Core Curriculum Courses|
|See the Core Curriculum Requirements||42|
|Required courses in the major|
|ENG 300||Reading, Analyzing, Teaching Literature||3|
|ENG 333||Advanced Writing: Non-Fiction||3|
|ENG 399||Literary and Research Methods||3|
|ENG 441||Advanced Survey of American Literature I||3|
|ENG 442||Advanced Survey of American Literature II||3|
|ENG 471||Advanced Survey of English Literature I||3|
|ENG 472||Advanced Survey of English Literature II||3|
|ENG 301||Modern Grammar *||3|
|or ENG 424||Development of the English Language|
|ENG 403||The Discipline of English||3|
|or ENG 420||Approaches to Literature|
|Plus one course from:||3|
|Language & Society|
|History and Aesthetics of Film **|
|Literature and Film **|
|African Diasporic Literatures|
|Topics in World Literature|
|Plus one course from:||3|
|Introduction to Linguistics *|
|Language & Society *|
|Language Acquisition and Processing|
|Teacher Education courses|
|ETEC 424||Integrating Tech into Curricul||3|
|RDG 380||Comprehension and Vocabulary in Middle and High Schools||3|
|SED 300||Teaching Profession||3|
|SED 400||Pedagogy and Classroom Management in Field-based Environments||3|
|SED 401||Technology Infused Curriculum and Assessment in Field-based Environments||3|
|SED 404||Secondary Teaching Practicum||3|
|SED 405||Secondary Residency in Teaching||6|
|PSY 300||Learning Processes and Development||3|
|SPED 346||Survey of Exceptionalities||3|
|or SPED 475||Instructional Strategies for the Content Areas|
These three courses also apply to requirements for the ESL Endorsement and Bilingual Interdisciplinary.
Course may be used as both Core Curriculum Requirements and major.
A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all courses in this Major .