Bachelor of Science – Education – English Language Arts for Middle Level Education Academic Area in English Language Arts (Grades 5-9)

A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies, Professional Education Middle Grades requirements and one other Content Area of Specialization for Middle Grades. Students seeking the degree of Bachelor of Science in Education in English must hold a 3.0 GPA in their English courses and receive a grade of “C” or above in all English classes. 

Essential Studies
Professional Education Requirements
Core Requirements
ENG 233ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE3
ENG 235CHILDREN'S LITERATURE3
ENG 299INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING3
ENG 311THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING READING3
ENG 320GRAMMAR AND LINGUISTICS3
ENG 331THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING WRITING3
ENG 438ADOLESCENT LITERATURE3
Upper Division ENG Elective3
GRAPHIC NOVEL: STUDIES IN DIVERSITY AND DIFFERENCE
THE ART OF RHETORIC
CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
LITERATURE OF THE AMERICAN WEST
MULTI-ETHNIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY
LITERATURE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND LITERATURE
LITERATURE OF THE BIBLE
LITERACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: NONFICTION
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY
SHAKESPEARE
NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE
WORLD LITERATURE
THEORY AND PRACTICE OF LITERARY CRITICISM
NOVELS
MAJOR WRITERS
Total Credits24

NOTE: English Education Majors are required to take ENG 461 SPECIALIZED METHODS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS as part of their Certificate Requirements within the Bachelor of Science in Education. See the “Specialized Instruction” section of the Education Program for details.