Dec 17, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

English, Teaching Licensure


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Teaching Licensure

Students interested in becoming teachers must meet specific curriculum requirements in their major as part of the undergraduate academic degree. English majors desiring secondary teacher licensure must complete READ 254 , include among their core courses the surveys of both English and American literature (ENG 235 , ENG 236 , ENG 247  and ENG 248 ), and include among their electives the following:

Choose one of the following:
ENG 309. Traditional English Grammar  
ENG 310. Modern English Grammar  

Choose one of the following:
ENG 317. Shakespeare's Tragedies and Romances  
ENG 318. Shakespeare's Comedies and Histories  
ENG 319. Teaching Shakespeare  
ENG 320L. Shakespeare on the Page and Stage in London
At least one course at any level in American literature
At least one course at any level in British literature
At least one course at any level in world literature

In addition to the general education and academic major requirements, English majors desiring secondary teacher licensure must be admitted to teacher education, complete the pre-professional program in secondary education at the undergraduate level and complete the graduate level Master of Arts in Teaching degree.

It is critical that students seeking licensure consult regularly with both their education adviser and their major adviser to support their progression through the programs. For a full description of the program in secondary teaching, refer to the Department of Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education, in addition to the College of Education  section of the catalog.

Teaching English as a Second Language

For a description of the TESOL program, refer to the College of Education  section of the catalog.

Licensure Requirements


Students interested in becoming teachers must meet specific curriculum requirements in their major as part of the undergraduate academic degree. English majors desiring secondary teacher licensure must complete READ 254 , include among their core courses the surveys of both English and American literature (ENG 235 ENG 236 ENG 247  and ENG 248 ), and include among their electives the following:

Choose one of the following:


Additional Courses


  • At least one course at any level in American literature
  • At least one course at any level in British literature
  • At least one course at any level in world literature

Additional Information


In addition to the General Education  and academic major requirements, English majors desiring secondary teacher licensure must be admitted to teacher education, complete the pre-professional program in secondary education at the undergraduate level and complete the graduate level Master of Arts in Teaching degree.

It is critical that students seeking licensure consult regularly with both their education adviser and their major adviser to support their progression through the programs. For a full description of the program in secondary teaching, refer to the Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education, Department of , in addition to the College of Education .

Teaching English as a Second Language


For a description of the TESOL program, refer to the College of Education  section of the catalog.

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