English Education/Middle School Extension (BA)

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Course Descriptions
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CourseDescriptionCredits

English Education/Middle School Extension (BA)

 

Recommended Core Curriculum Courses

 

World Cultures & Global Issues

 
ENG200Understanding Literature 

Flexible Core

 
In order to ensure students graduate with no more than 120 credits, the following is recommended: Students choosing English Emphasis A should take ENG 240 as a flex core course in U.S. Experience in its Diversity; students choosing English Emphasis B should take ENG 286 as a Flex Core course in Creative Expression 

Program Requirements

 

English Major Requirements

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I. Required Foundation Courses

12 
ENG200Understanding Literature 
ENG202Introduction to Literary Studies 
ENG262Introduction to Writing, Rhetoric, and Language 
WRIT304Research and Writing for English Majors 

II. Pre-Twentieth Century Literature

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* 
ENG351American Romanticism 
ENG352American Voices and Visions II* 
ENG35319th Century American Literature* 

III. Methodology

ENG311Critical Studies in English 

IV. Emphasis (Choose A or B)

A. Writing, Rhetoric, and Language (3 courses from the following, chosen with an advisor, no more than one course at the 200 level:) 
ENG265Advanced Composition 
ENG270Introduction to Grammar and Syntax 
ENG279Special Topics in Writing, Rhetoric and Language 
ENG286Introduction to Creative Writing* 
ENG362Rhetorical Theory and Criticism 
ENG369Critical Literacy Studies 
ENG371History of the English Language 
ENG373Writing for Business 
ENG375English Sociolinguistics 
ENG379Special Topics in Writing, Rhetoric, and Language 
ENG384Writing for Electronic Media 
ENG386Poetry Workshop 
ENG387Short Story Workshop 
ENG388Playwriting Workshop 
ENG389Creative Nonfiction Workshop 
B. Literature 
a. One of the following: 
ENG209Understanding Poetry 
ENG211Foundations of Western Literature 
ENG240Literary Traditions in the U.S.* 
ENG318Shakespeare: The Major Works 
ENG356Studies in a Literary Genre or Movement 
ENG358Major Authors 
b. Two additional courses at the 300 level or higher, chosen with an advisor

V. Seminar

One course from: 
ENG410Seminar in English: Special Topics 
ENG430Seminar in Literature 
ENG470Seminar in Writing, Rhetoric, and Language 

Global Writing (choose one)

ENG272World Englishes 
ENG390Caribbean Literatures in English 
ENG391Topics in Global Literatures 
ENG394Literature of Diasporas 
WLIT394Literature of Diasporas 
ENG396Global Women Writers 
WLIT396Global Women Writers 

Teacher Education

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Students should consult the Admission and Progression policy for additional requirements. Students should meet with an Education advisor each semester to select classes that meet all requirements. 

A. Required Core Curriculum Courses

 
At least one foreign language course 
Life and Physical Sciences 
BIO140Human Biology 
OR 
EHS140Environmental Management 
OR 
GEOL140Our Earth 
OR 
PHYS140The Physical Universe 
  

B. Support Courses

 
ENG126English Composition II: Writing About Literature* 
PHIL202Major Ideas and Issues in Education (WI)* 
OR 
SOC202Major Ideas and Issues in Education (WI)* 
MATH271Topics in Foundational Mathematics 
EDUC230Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC280Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 

C. Professional Sequence

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EDUC268Bilingual and English Language Learner (ELL) Education 
EDUC271Adolescent and Youth Development 
EDUC283Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching & Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms 
EDUC285Introduction to Special Education 
EDUC352Instructional Strategies in Middle and High Schools 
EDUC323Curriculum and Methods in Elemetary Education: Mathematics 
EDUC369Early Language & Literacy for English Only and English Language Learners (WI) 
EDUC370Content Literacy 2-6 English Only and English Language Learners (EO & ELLs) 
EDUC390Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education I: Learning Goals & Assessments 
EDUC392Elementary Methods II: Instruction and Classroom Environments 

Student Teaching and Student Teaching Seminar

EDUC401Capstone Clinical Experience & Seminar for Childhood Education, Grades 1-3 
EDUC402Capstone Clinical Experience & Seminar for Childhood Education, Grades 4-6 
Total Program credits95 
Total Core Curriculum credits24 
Total free elective credits
Total credits for the BA in English Middle School Education120 

Notes:

  1. ENG 200 satisfies the Flexible Core: World Cultures and Global Issues requirement.
  2. In order to ensure students graduate with no more than 120 credits, the following is recommended: Students choosing English Emphasis A should take ENG 240 as a Flex Core course in U.S. Experience in its Diversity; students choosing English Emphasis B should take ENG 286 as a Flex Core course in Creative Expression.
  3. Normally taken during Senior year. Seminar courses fulfill the upper-division Writing Intensive requirement. Requires Departmental permission.
  4. Foreign Language and Science with Lab are NYS requirement and also fulfill the Common Core requirement. Students still need to fulfill other Foreign Language requirement under College Option.
  5. Students won't be allowed to continue to take courses in Professional Sequence without a GPA of 3.0 in the Support Courses block.
  6. ENG 126 also fulfills the Required Core: English Composition requirement.
  7. EDUC 369 also fulfills the College Option Core: Writing Intensive requirement.

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