Secondary Education English Major

Completion of this major’s required English courses, a teaching minor and the professional education sequence leads to certification as a secondary school teacher in English.

Students majoring in secondary education English must maintain a grade point average of 2.70 or greater with no grade below a “C” in the professional education sequence, the major and/or minors and required cognates combined.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 136

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major* 36
English Courses 21-22
British Literature Survey or Period Course 3-4
Choose from the following: 
EN 412 Chaucer (3-4 cr.)
EN 422 Milton (3-4 cr.)
American Literature Survey 4
Choose from the following: 
World Literature/Diverse Traditions Course 3-4
Choose from the following: 
English Electives 2-6

Teaching Minor Minimum 24

Professional Education 33