Course Requirements: English Education, BSEd

Last revised 11/03

These are the required courses, listed by category. This program of study also serves as a checklist or advisement sheet to insure that students maintain the proper GPA (list grades in the spaces provided) and meet the course requirements for graduation. Please see English EducationAn Eight Semester Sequence(PDF) to determine when these courses should be taken.

I. Liberal Studies (48 s.h.)

Humanities (19 credits required)
ENGL 101 College Writing
ENGL 122 Literary Analysis
ENGL 202 Research Writing
____ Humanities: Philosophy or Religion
HIST 195 Humanities: History
____ Fine Arts (THTR 101-Theater/ARHI 101-Art/DANC 102-Dance/MUHI 101-Music)

Mathematics(6 credits and a grade of C or higher)
____ Mathematics (101 or higher)
____ Mathematics (101 or higher)

Natural Science (C average required, exact number of credits, 8 or 10, depends on labs)
____ First Lab Science
____ Second Lab Science
or
____ Lab Science
____ First Non-lab Science
____ Second Non-lab Science

Social Sciences (9 credits required; do not use the same course prefix twice)
PSYC 101 General Psychology
____ Elective
____ Elective (non-Western course)

Health
HPED143 Health and Wellness
or
FDNT 143 Nutrition and Wellness

Synthesis
LBST 499 __________________________

Non-Western Cultures
____ Elective (may be met by courses taken above. See catalog.)

Writing Intensive(may be met already by Liberal Studies elective)
/w/ Major __________________________
/w/ _______________________________

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II. Foreign Language (6 s.h.)

[Language I] _____________________
If you need to take the beginner's level foreign language, then list here; otherwise, skip.

____ Language (FRNC 201, SPAN 102, or GRMN-check course numbers in catalog)
____ Language (FRNC 202, SPAN 201, or GRMN-check course numbers in catalog)

If you received any exemption for your foreign language courses, then you will need to take those credits as free electives.


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III. Education Courses (29 s.h.)

Preprofessional Education Sequence:
COMM 103 Digital Instructional Technology
EDSP 102 Educational Psychology

Professional Education Sequence:
EDEX 301 Education of Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Secondary Settings
EDSP 477 Assessment of Student Learning: Design and Interpretation of Educational Measures
EDUC 242.020 Pre-student Teaching Clinical Experience I
EDUC 342.020 Pre-student Teaching Clinical Experience II
EDUC 441 Student Teaching
EDUC 442 School Law
EDUC 452 Teaching of English and Communication in the Secondary School*
*take the semester before Student Teaching



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IV. English Courses (37 s.h.)

Required Courses:
ENGL 212 American Lit to 1900
ENGL 220 Advanced Composition I
ENGL 314 Speech and Communication in the Secondary English Classroom
ENGL 318 Literature for Adolescents
ENGL 323 Teaching Literature and Reading in the Secondary School
ENGL 324 Teaching and Evaluating Writing
ENGL 329 The History of the English Language
ENGL 330 The Structure of English
ENGL 434 Shakespeare

Controlled Electives:
Choose one Genre course from Category B
Choose one British Literature Survey: ENGL 210, 211
Choose one Alternative Literature course from Category C
Choose one general English elective (any category)



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Elective Courses

Any two ENGL courses except ENGL 100, 101, 121, 122, or 202. If you declare a second track, you can use that track's courses.

Course Descriptions

General course descriptions are available from the Undergraduate Catalog. Be sure to check the bulletin boards in Leonard Hall as well as your mailbox for special course offerings.

Course Details and Schedules

You can review specific course offerings by semester. You may register for classes on line through MyIUP.