Language Arts 7-12 Teaching Field Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of English

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 12
Academic Writing and Research
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Introduction to the Theatre
Humanities 6
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Literature: British Literature
Introduction to Literature: American Literature
Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization
Intro to Literature: Non-Western Civilization
Introduction to Literature: Special Topics
Social Sciences6
Introduction to American Politics
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 125
Complete all required courses 49
Unrestricted Electives
Total Credit Hours120


Required Literature 2
Select 3 credit hours of the following American literature:3
Survey of US Literature I
Survey of US Literature II
Literature of the American West
Contemporary American Multicultural Lit
American Women Writers
Colonial/Early American Literature
Seminar in the American Renaissance
Seminar in American Realism
Seminar in Early 20th Century American Literature
Seminar in Post-World War II American Literature
Select 3 credit hours of the following British literature:3
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature I
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature II
Early/Middle English Literature
Seminar in Shakespeare
Seminar in the Renaissance
Literature of the English Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Seminar in Romanticism
Seminar in Victorian Literature
Postmodern/Contemporary British Literature
Select 3 credit hours of the following world literature:3
Intro to Literature: Non-Western Civilization
European Literature in Translation
Non-Western Literature in Translation
Ancient Literatures
Seminar in World Literature
Required Language
ENG 304Grammar I3
ENG 404History of the English Language3
Required Writing
ENG 234Reading and Writing about Literature3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Creative Writing
Beginning Fiction Writing
Introduction to Creative Writing for the Stage/Screen
Beginning Poetry Writing
Advanced Writing I
Creative Play/Script Writing
Theory and Pedagogy of Writing
Required Pedagogy
ENG 424Teaching Secondary School English3
ENG 427Electronic Literacy3
Select 11 credit hours in English 311
Required Communications
Select one course from each category (9 credit hours) and one additional course from any of the categories:11
Journalism/Mass Communications
Communication Software
Audio Production & Announcing
Video Production Foundations
Select the following required course:
The Teaching of Speech
You may choose an additional elective from the following:
Introduction to Forensics and Debate
Intercollegiate Debate and Forensics
Advanced Public Speaking
Logic Argumentation and Reasoning
Professional Communication
Persuasion and Propaganda
Introduction to Stage Technology
Playscript Analysis
Acting I
Total Credit Hours49

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.


In all three categories, topics classes may be included by department permission.


Except ENG 188 or ENG 388.  Especially recommended: 300/400 level literature or language courses; ENG 423, Reading Problems of Secondary Schools; ENG 426, Literature for Adolescents; additional writing courses.