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

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 125   
Major: 42 sch    Minor required: 25 sch

ENGLISH.BA      CIP Code: 23.0101.00

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.

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major 

English Core (for all tracks)9
Introduction to English Studies
Introduction to the Study of World Literature (GP)
Advanced Grammar and Composition (Requires a grade of "B" or better for certification majors.)
Genre Studies (Select two)6
Drama
Fiction
Poetry
Film and Literature
Linguistics3
Introduction to Linguistics
Teacher Certification Track Requirements
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
Multicultural Literature
One open ENG 3000- or 4000-level elective3
ENG 4483Methods of Teaching English3
One 4000-level ENG class3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

 Other Requirements

Foreign Language (12 sch in one language, 6sch/6sch in two languages, or 9 sch in one foreign language/3 sch in ASL12
Elective3
SPCH 1013Oral Communication3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Education Minor

EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4046Student Teaching: English6
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
Total Semester Credit Hours26

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
SPCH 1013Oral Communication SPCH 13113
Life/Physical Science Core3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Multi-Cultural Women's Studies Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
ENG 3113Introduction to English Studies 3
Foreign Language I3
Mathematics Core3
ENG 3203Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Wellnes CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours 17
SpringTCCN
Foreign Language II3
ENG 3363Introduction to Linguistics 3
Genre Course (Select 3 SCH)3
Drama  
Fiction  
Poetry  
Film and Literature  
ENG 3293Survey of American Literature: Realism to the Present 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Core3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Third Year
FallTCCN
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration 2
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development 3
Foreign Language III3
ENG 3013Representative Works of British Literature to 1760 3
ENG 3153 or 3073Multicultural Literature 3
Genre Course (Select 3 SCH)3
Drama  
Fiction  
Poetry  
Film and Literature  
 Semester Credit Hours 17
SpringTCCN
Foreign Language IV3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management 3
ENG 3033 (GP)Introduction to the Study of World Literature 3
ENG 3023Representative Works of British Literature from 1760 to Present 3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
ENG 3283Survey of American Literature: Colonial through Romantic 3
ENG 4483Methods of Teaching English 3
ENG Elective (3000 or 4000 level)3
ENG Elective (4000 level)3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
EDUC 4046Student Teaching: English 6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  125

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.