Bachelor of Science - Education - Field Endorsement in English Language Arts (Grades 7-12)

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A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies and Professional Education requirements. 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 232AHISTORY OF AMERICAN LIT TO 18653
ENG 232BHIST OF AMERICAN LIT FROM 18653
ENG 233ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE3
ENG 236AHISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE TO 17953
ENG 236BHISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE FROM 17953
ENG 299INTRO TO CREATIVE WRITING3
ENG 311THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING READING3
ENG 320GRAMMAR & LINGUISTICS3
ENG 321RHETORIC AND THE ART OF WRITING3
ENG 331THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING WRITING3
Select one of the following: 13
MULTI-ETHNIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 436WORLD LITERATURE3
ENG 438ADOLESCENT LITERATURE3
ENG 440THEORY & PRAC OF LIT CRITICISM3
ENG 442MAJOR WRITERS3
Select two of the following upper-division ENG Electives6
GRAPHIC NOVEL: STUDIES IN DIVERSITY & DIFFERENCE
CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
LITERATURE OF THE AMERICAN WEST
LITERATURE & PHILOSOPHY
LITERATURE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
LITERATURE OF THE BIBLE
LITERACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING:NONFICTION
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING:FICTION
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING:POETRY
SHAKESPEARE
NOVELS
Total Credits51
1

Courses not taken to satisfy this requirement may be taken to satisfy the ENG upper-division elective (see below).

Candidates who anticipate teaching journalism or theatre should consider taking one or more of the following courses:

CA 333NEWS JOURNALISM3
TH 134PRINCIPLES OF ACTING3
TH 237BEGINNING DIRECTING3

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.