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2009-2010 Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Teacher’s Certificate Program (BA)


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Requirements. Forty-five credits, including at least eighteen credits in English at the 300 level or above, and no more than six from ENG 202 , ENG 203  and ENG 208 , distributed as follows:

  1. Literature (18 credits).
    1. ENG 241 .
    2. British literature. One from ENG 303 , ENG 310 , ENG 312 , ENG 317 , ENG 318 , ENG 319 , ENG 326 , ENG 327 , ENG 329 , ENG 330 , ENG 331 , ENG 332 , ENG 333 , ENG 334 , ENG 385 , ENG 386 .
    3. Shakespeare. ENG 315  or ENG 316 .
    4. American literature. One from ENG 353 , ENG 355 , ENG 356 , ENG 357 , ENG 364 , ENG 368 , ENG 382 , ENG 432 , ENG 433 , ENG 434 .
    5. American ethnic literature. One from ENG 213 , ENG 215 , ENG 374 , ENG 375 , ENG 382 , or a course approved by the English Department.
    6. An additional literature course at the 300 level or above.
  2. Writing ( 6 credits).
    1. One from: ENG 252 , ENG 296 , ENG 298 , ENG 338 , ENG 340 , ENG 345 , ENG 354 , ENG 363 , ENG 392 , ENG 393 , ENG 399 , ENG 400 ; ENG 306  / LIN 306 .
    2. ENG 412  / EDR 446 .
  3. Education (6 credits).
    ENG 361  / EDS 347 , ENG 410  / EDR 445 ; both taken as Education.
  4. Linguistics (6 credits).
    ENG 200  / LIN 200 , ENG 244  / LIN 244 ; both taken as Linguistics.
  5. Electives in English at the 200 level or above (9 credits).
    The following courses are recommended as excellent preparation for teaching English: a course in women’s literature chosen from: ENG 228 , ENG 337 , or a course approved by the English Department; further courses in American or British literature or writing; a course in Greek and Roman literature chosen from ENG 204 , ENG 207 ; ENG 447  / LIN 447 ; ENG 351 .
  6. Completion of Individual Major Portfolio.
  7. A teacher’s certificate minor chosen from outside the English Department.
  8. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including general education requirement  with a foreign language requirement. 

Prospective candidates should also study the sections entitled “General Requirements for Teacher Certification ” and “Secondary Education Teacher’s Certificate Programs ,” printed in the Department of Education section of this Catalog.

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