Requirements

  • ENG 340: Analysis of Literature (must be taken before any 400-level courses)
  • 300-level surveys (complete all of the following):
    • ENG 350: Survey of British Literature I (Old English Period - Romantic Period)
    • ENG 351: Survey of British Literature II (Romantic Period - present)
    • ENG 370: Survey of American Literature I (Beginning - Civil War)
    • ENG 371: Survey of American Literature II (Civil War - present)
  • Non-traditional (ethnic) literature course (choose one of the following):
    • ENG 312: Postcolonial Literature
    • ENG 313: Survey of Multiethnic Literature
    • ENG 372: African-American Literature
    • ENG 410: Studies in Ethnic Literature
    • ENG 411: Studies in Postcolonial Literature
    • ENG 412: Studies in African Literature
    • ENG 473: Studies in African-American Literature
  • Five electives at the 300 or 400 level (Three hours must be in language study--ENG 301 or 406--and three hours must be in writing--ENG 321, 322, 330, 332, 333, 421, 422 or 423.) Offerings vary.
  • ENG 400: Senior Seminar (taken the final semester, this is a writing-intensive capstone course)

Education/licensure requirements

  • CIS 302: Classroom Management
  • CIS 313: Principles of Teaching High School
  • ENG 401: Composition Study for Teachers
  • ENG 402: Literature Study for Teachers
  • ENG 403: Language Study for Teachers
  • ENG 491: Secondary English Practicum
  • ENG 494 and ENG 495 (12 hours total): Practice Teaching in English I and II
  • REF 469: Tests and Measurements
  • SPE 400: Psychology and Education for Exceptional Children

Students must consult an adviser in the Department of English and the current bulletin for prerequisites and proper sequences of courses. Students who complete the licensure program are eligible for a license through a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)-approved program.