English Education/Middle School Extension (BA)

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Course Descriptions
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Effective Fall 2014 

English Education/Middle School Extension (BA)


Major Discipline Requirements


I. Required Foundation Courses

ENG202Introduction to Literary Studies 
ENG262Introduction to Writing, Rhetoric, and Language 
WRIT304Research and Writing for English Majors 

II. Pre-Twentieth Century Literature (6 credits)

One course from the following in British Literature
ENG318Shakespeare: The Major Works 
ENG328Medieval and Renaissance Literature 
ENG333Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature 
ENG343The Romantic Period in England 
ENG344Victorian Literature 

One course from the following in American Literature
ENG350American Voices and Visions I* 
ENG352American Voices and Visions II* 
ENG35319th Century American Literature* 
III. Methodology 
ENG311Literary Studies 
IV. Emphasis (9 credits) [Choose A or B] 

A. Writing, Rhetoric, and Language (3 courses from the following, chosen with advisor, no more than one course at the 200 level)

ENG265Advanced Composition 
ENG362Rhetorical Theory and Criticism 
ENG369Critical Literacy Studies 
ENG384Writing for Electronic Media 
ENG373Writing for Business 
ENG270Introduction to Grammar and Syntax 
ENG371History of the English Language 
ENG375English Sociolinguistics 
ENG379Special Topics in Writing, Rhetoric, and Language 
ENG286Introduction to Creative Writing 
ENG386Poetry Workshop 
ENG387Short Story Workshop 
ENG388Playwriting Workshop 
ENG389Creative Nonfiction Workshop 

B. Literature Emphasis (3 courses from the following, chosen with advisor, no more than one course at the 200 level)

Choose one from the following
ENG209Understanding Poetry 
ENG211Foundations of Western Literature 
ENG318Shakespeare: The Major Works 
ENG356Studies in a Literary Genre or Movement 
ENG358Major Authors 
Two additional courses in English at the 200 level or higher 

V. Seminar (3 credits)***

One course from:  
ENG410Seminar in English: Special Topics 
ENG430Seminar in British Literature 
ENG470Seminar in the English Language 

Education Course Requirements

Foundations Sequence 
AC230Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC268Bilingual and ELL Education 
EDUC280Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 
EDUC283Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms 
EDUC284Field Experience in Teaching and Learning 
MATH271Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 
PHIL202Major Ideas and Issues in Education 

SOC202Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
Professional Education Sequence 
EDUC271Adolescent Development in Middle and High Schools 
EDUC317Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Science 
EDUC318Curriculum and Methods in Health and Physical Education for Elementary School 
EDUC323Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Mathematics 
EDUC333Constructing Social Studies Relationships through Expressive Arts 
EDUC352Instructional Strategies in Middle and High Schools 
EDUC369Early Language and Literacy 
EDUC370Content Area Literacy 2 - 6 EO and ELL 
Student Teaching and Student Teaching Seminar 
EDUC431Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 1 - 3 
EDUC432Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 4 - 6 

*No course may fulfill more than one requirement for the major ** Must be approved by Department Chair. *** Normally taken during Senior year. Seminar courses fulfill the upper-division Writing Intensive requirement. ****English 200 does not satisfy the Global Writing area of the major.