Bachelor of Arts in English (7-12 Teacher Certification)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

125 semester credit hours.

Students wishing to be certified to teach in grades 7-12 must apply to Teacher Education (prior to taking their EDUC courses), meet their admission requirements, and meet the requirements outlined in the Professional Dispositions Policy.  For information on applying for admission, please contact the Student Support Office in 211 Stoddard Hall at 940-898-2829.

Major

42 semester credit hours.

Minor

25 semester credit hours.

English Core (for all tracks) (9 SCH)
Introduction to the Study of World Literature
Introduction to English Studies
Advanced Grammar and Composition (Capstone)
Genre Studies (Select two)6
Drama
Fiction
Poetry
Film and Literature
Linguistics (Select one):3
The English Language: Development, Nature, and Structure
Introduction to Linguistics
Teacher Certification Track Requirements (24 SCH)
Surveys (All four)12
Representative Works of British Literature to 1760
Representative Works of British Literature from 1760 to Present
Survey of American Literature: Colonial through Romantic
Survey of American Literature: Realism to the Present
Diverse Perspectives (Select one)3
Literature by Women
American Ethnic Literature
One open ENG 3000- or 4000-level elective3
ENG 4903Special Topics (Methods of Teaching English)3
One 4000-level ENG class (Select one)3
Topics in British Literature
Topics in World Literature
Major Authors
Genre Studies
Literary Theory and Criticism
Topics in Writing and Rhetoric
Special Topics (Topics in American Literature)

Bachelor of Arts in English (7-12 Teacher Certification) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
SPCH 1013Oral Communication3
Life/Physical Science Core3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENG 1023Composition II3
Multi-Cultural Women's Studies Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ENG 3113Introduction to English Studies3
Foreign Language I3
Mathematics Core3
ENG 3203Advanced Grammar and Composition3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Wellnes CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
Foreign Language II3
ENG 3363Introduction to Linguistics3
Genre Course (Select 3 SCH)3
Drama 
Fiction 
Poetry 
Film and Literature 
ENG 3293Survey of American Literature: Realism to the Present3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Core3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Third Year
Fall
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
Foreign Language III3
ENG 3013Representative Works of British Literature to 17603
ENG 3153 or 3073American Ethnic Literature3
Genre Course (Select 3 SCH)3
Drama 
Fiction 
Poetry 
Film and Literature 
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
Foreign Language IV3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
ENG 3033 (GP)Introduction to the Study of World Literature3
ENG 3023Representative Works of British Literature from 1760 to Present3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Fourth Year
Fall
GOV 2023Texas Government3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
ENG 3283Survey of American Literature: Colonial through Romantic3
ENG 4903Special Topics3
ENG Elective (3000 or 4000 level)3
ENG Elective (4000 level)3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Spring
EDUC 4046Student Teaching: English6
 Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 125

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.