English Language Arts Certification (6-12)

General Education Courses (GER) Semester Hours
Includes courses in: Humanities, Fine Arts, Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences 64

 

English Major (B.A.) Semester Hours
Sophomore Survey (as described in GER) 6
EH 360: Shakespeare 3
EH 400: Composition Studies for Teachers 3
EHL 405: Linguistic Structure of Modern English 3
American Literature - Choose from: EH 330, 331, 332, 333 (if appropriate topic), 420, 430, 431, 433, 435, 438, 439 3
English Literature - Choose from: EH 380, 381, 390, 391, 418, 420, 440 (with topic in English Literature), 450, 451, 460, 470, 472, 492, 493 3
The Novel - Choose from: EH 430, 431, 435 (with topic covering the novel), 440, (with topic covering the novel), 492, 493

Literature elective (must be 300 level or above): Any of the American, English, and Novel courses listed above may count here instead, plus the following not listed above may count:

  • EH 413: Children's Literature
  • Creative Writing Course (EH 410, 411, or 412)
3
Total 30 

 

Supporting Courses in Journalism, Drama, Theatre, and Communications Semester Hours
CM 113 (GER) and 231 6
Drama and Theatre (CM 122 and 221) 6
Media Writing (CM 205) 3
Mass Media (CM 430) 3
Communication Arts Elective (CM 309 or 310) 3
Total 21

 

Education Semester Hours
Block 1
ED 301: Introduction to Education
ED 307: Multicultural Foundations of Education 3
ED 308: Educational Psychology 3
EDC 301: Teaching Exceptional Children 3
EDC 311: Instructional Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms 3
70 hours of Field Experience
Block 2
ED 410: Foundations of Educational Evaluation 3
ED 421: English Methods (*take in either Block 2 or 3, depending on availability) 3
ED 350: Technology in the Classroom, or
ED 309: Classroom Management
3
70 hours of Field Experience
Block 3
ED 408: Teaching Content Area Reading 3
ED 350: Technology in the Classroom, or
ED 309: Classroom Management
70 hours of Field Experience
Block 4
ED 497: Internship 12
Total 40

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