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

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 LITERATURE TO 18653
ENG 232BHISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE FROM 18653
ENG 233ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE3
ENG 236AHISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE TO 17953
ENG 236BHISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE FROM 17953
ENG 299INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING3
ENG 311THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING READING3
ENG 320GRAMMAR AND LINGUISTICS3
ENG 321THE ART OF RHETORIC3
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 AND PRACTICE OF LITERARY CRITICISM3
ENG 442MAJOR WRITERS3
Select two of the following upper-division ENG Electives6
GRAPHIC NOVEL: STUDIES IN DIVERSITY AND DIFFERENCE
CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
LITERATURE OF THE AMERICAN WEST
LITERATURE AND 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

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.