2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

English Language Arts Education, Bachelor of Science

The English language arts education major requires completion of 36 credits in English and communication plus 47 credits of professional studies in education. Students anticipating a secondary teaching career should consult with the English language arts education advisor and follow the specific requirements and sequences in the Guide to Teacher Education.

English Language Arts Specialization Requirements

Core Courses

COMM 101Media Communication

3

COMM 430Gender Studies in Media Communication

3

ENGL 105Writing and Critical Inquiry

3

ENGL 201Introduction to Literary Study

3

ENGL 226Fundamentals of Digital Journalism

3

ENGL 240Voices in American Literature

3

ENGL 243Global Literature

3

ENGL 244Voices in British Literature

3

ENGL 315Historical and Modern Linguistics

3

ENGL 321Oral Interpretation of Literature

3

ENGL 351Teaching & Reading for Adolescents

3

ENGL 358Drama in the Age of Shakespeare

3

Required Professional Studies Courses

EDUC 101Introduction Educational Practice

3

EDUC 202Cultural Awareness in the Classroom

3

EDUC 280Exceptional Child

3

EDUC 282Educational Psychology Application

3

EDUC 316Read/Write Across Curriculums

3

EDUC 333The Learning Environment

3

EDUC 340Educational Measurement/Evaluation

3

EDUC 342Middle School Curriculum/Instruct

3

EDUC 400Early Professional Experience

1

EDUC 409Secondary Methods

3

EDUC 410Secondary Methods Clinical Practice

3

EDUC 421Student Teaching/Secondary

7 to 15

EDUC 428Secondary Programs Clinical Seminar

1

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.S.)* 24
Major 36
Education 47
Elective 13
Total Credits to Earn Degree 120
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.