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Middle/Secondary with Concentration in English (grades

8-12)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 catalog year. For more
information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Middle and Secondary Education with Concentration in English — Leading to Certification in Grades 8-12

Major: MISE

Concentration: English

Degree: BS

Department: Middle and Secondary Education (MISE)

Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)

Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; 2.75 or higher overall recommended
GPA; 3.0 or higher GPA in EDTP 107 and 201; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score recommended, “C” or better in English
102, “C” or better in Oral Communication course. Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.

General Education
Type Hours

General Education Requirements 34

The following are recommended courses to fulfill General Education Requirements:

COM 115 Interpersonal Communication (OC)


PAS 227 Survey of American Diversity (SBCD1) 3
OR SOC 210 Race in the U.S. (SBCD1) 3

Pre-Professional Courses

Type Hours

EDTP 101, Academic Orientation 1

EDTP 201, The Teaching Profession (SB) 3

EDTP 107 Human Growth and Development 3

Total 13

Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.

Core Professional Courses


Type Hours

EDTP 301 General Methods 3

EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3

EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1

EDTP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3

EDTP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1

EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3

EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3

EDTP 421 Intensive Field Experience 1

EDTP 422 High School English Methods 3

EDTP 506 Public Schools in America 3

Total 24

Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Middle/Secondary Student Teaching Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Satisfactory mid-
point portfolio review; Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee; Completion of required Core
courses with a "C" or better.

Type Hours

EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 12

EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar 3

Concentration in Secondary English

Type Hours

ENGL 310 Writing about Literature 3

ENGL 506 Teaching of Writing 3

ENGL 300+ American Literature


3
(choose from ENGL 311, 312, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, or 423)

ENGL 301 British Literature I


3
OR ENGL 413 British Literature Through Shakespeare

ENGL 302 British Literature II 3


OR (choose from ENGL 415, 416, 417)

ENGL 333 or 334 Shakespeare 3

ENGL 342 Black Women Novelist OR


3
ENGL 369 Minority Traditions American Literature

ENGL 300+ English Language


3
(choose from ENGL 518, 522, or 535)

ENGL 373 Women in Literature


3
OR WGST 326 Gender and Children's Literature

ENGL 500+ Electives 3

Minimum Total 30

Related and Supporting Courses (minimum 15 credit hours)

Type Hours

HUM 300+ Ancient through Renaissance Culture


3
(choose from ENGL 301, 302, 303, 338, 339, 354, 355, 356, or 357

HUM 300+ Electives 9

TA 324 Acting for Non-Majors 3

Type Hours

Minimum Total 123

Degree Assessment

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; "B-" or better in Student Teaching; satisfactory portfolio; 2.50 GPA in Concentration
courses; 3.0 GPA in Professional Education Courses.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.