English B.S. - Concentration: Secondary Education

Program Features

40 credits

Required courses:

ENGL 163GN: The Study of Literature

3 credits

ENGL 208Writing About Young Adult Literature

3 credits

ENGL 231English Grammar

3 credits

ENGL 260British Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 264American Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 390Shakespeare

3 credits

 

ENGL 332Linguistics

3 credits

OR

ENGL 334History of the English Language

3 credits

 

ENGL 412Teaching of Writing in the Secondary and Middle Schools

3 credits

OR

ENGL 499Student Teaching Internship

1 credits

Four of the following:

ENGL 356American Poetry

3 credits

ENGL 357American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 358The British Novel

3 credits

ENGL 360Themes in World Literature

3 credits

ENGL 374Literary Criticism and Theory

3 credits

ENGL 377Medieval European Literature

3 credits

ENGL 378Old and Middle English Literature

3 credits

ENGL 379British Literature of the Renaissance

3 credits

ENGL 380Seventeenth-Century British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 381Eighteenth-Century British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 382British Romanticism

3 credits

ENGL 383Victorian Literature

3 credits

ENGL 384Modern British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 385American Romanticism

3 credits

ENGL 386American Realism

3 credits

ENGL 387Modern American Literature

3 credits

ENGL 388Contemporary Literature

3 credits

ENGL 389Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

ENGL 391Geoffrey Chaucer

3 credits

ENGL 393Major Writers

3 credits

ENGL 395The Graphic Novel

3 credits

One of the four must be from the following list of global literature courses:
ENGL 272GN: World Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 273GN: World Literature II

3 credits

ENGL 360Themes in World Literature

3 credits

ENGL 388Contemporary Literature

3 credits

ENGL 389Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

ENGL 395The Graphic Novel

3 credits

Co-requisite courses:

PSED 150Introduction to Teaching All Students

6 credits

PSED 250The Psychology of Learners In Diverse Communities

3 credits

PSED 406Teaching of English in the Secondary Schools

3 credits

PSED 420Seminar in Secondary Education I: Instructional Structures and Strategies

3 credits

PSED 421Seminar in Secondary Education II: Teaching Secondary Students In Diverse, Inclusive Classroom

3 credits

PSED 430Student Teaching in Secondary Education/ Middle School/Junior High School

6 credits

PSED 431Student Teaching in Secondary Education/ Senior High School

6 credits

REED 350Teaching Reading to Communities of Diverse Learners

3 credits

SPED 350Assessment of Student Learning and Behavior in Diverse Communities

3 credits

One of the following:

CMST 111GN: Introduction to Communication

3 credits

CMST 253GN: Public Speaking

3 credits

One of the following:

THTR 100GN: Introduction to Theatre

3 credits

THTR 101GN: Play Production

3 credits

THTR 102GN: Acting

3 credits

Additional Requirements:

  • At least two MATH courses.
  • A minimum QPA of 3.0 overall; a minimum QPA of 2.8 in the major.
  • Grades of A, B, or C must be earned in all of the required English courses.
  • ENGL 104, a special section of Composition. Those who do not take ENGL 104 must take CMST 126.
  • A minimum of 18 credits in English (beyond Composition) must be earned at ESU. A minimum of 9 credits in English coursework at the 300-400 level must be earned at ESU.

4 Year Curriculum Program Plan

(Subject to change by the university without notice)

Freshman Year

Fall

ENGL 104English Composition for Secondary English and Middle Level Education Majors

3 credits

ENGL 163GN: The Study of Literature

3 credits

PSED 150Introduction to Teaching All Students

6 credits

FYE 100University Studies

3 credits

GN: ___General Education Elective - Natural Science (Math)

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Spring

ENGL 264American Literature I

3 credits

CMST 111GN: Introduction to Communication

3 credits

HPLW 105Health Promotion and Lifetime Wellness

3 credits

GN: ___General Education Elective - Natural Science (Math)

3 credits

THTR 100GN: Introduction to Theatre

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

Fall

ENGL 231English Grammar

3 credits

PSED 250The Psychology of Learners In Diverse Communities

3 credits

GN: ___General Education Elective - Arts & Letters (American or English Literature I)

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Natural Science

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Social Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

PSED 250The Psychology of Learners In Diverse Communities

3 credits

ENGL 332Linguistics

3 credits

 

ENGL 261British Literature II

3 credits

OR

ENGL 265American Literature II

3 credits

 

ENGL 208Writing About Young Adult Literature

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Social Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

ENGL 332: (or ENGL 334 History of English Language in Fall)

Junior Year

Fall

REED 350Teaching Reading to Communities of Diverse Learners

3 credits

ENGL 390Shakespeare

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Natural Science

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Social Science

3 credits

One of the following:
ENGL 356American Poetry

3 credits

ENGL 357American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 358The British Novel

3 credits

ENGL 374Literary Criticism and Theory

3 credits

ENGL 377Medieval European Literature

3 credits

ENGL 378Old and Middle English Literature

3 credits

ENGL 379British Literature of the Renaissance

3 credits

ENGL 380Seventeenth-Century British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 381Eighteenth-Century British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 382British Romanticism

3 credits

ENGL 383Victorian Literature

3 credits

ENGL 384Modern British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 385American Romanticism

3 credits

ENGL 386American Realism

3 credits

ENGL 387Modern American Literature

3 credits

ENGL 388Contemporary Literature

3 credits

ENGL 389Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

ENGL 391Geoffrey Chaucer

3 credits

ENGL 393Major Writers

3 credits

ENGL 395The Graphic Novel

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

ENGL 360Themes in World Literature

3 credits

ENGL 412Teaching of Writing in the Secondary and Middle Schools

3 credits

PSED 420Seminar in Secondary Education I: Instructional Structures and Strategies

3 credits

GN: ___General Education Elective - Arts and Letters (Modern Lang/Philosophy)

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Social Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

Fall

PSED 406Teaching of English in the Secondary Schools

3 credits

PSED 421Seminar in Secondary Education II: Teaching Secondary Students In Diverse, Inclusive Classroom

3 credits

ENGL 466Teaching Multicultural Literature

3 credits

GN:____ General Education Elective - Natural Science

3 credits

One of the following:
ENGL 356American Poetry

3 credits

ENGL 357American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 358The British Novel

3 credits

ENGL 374Literary Criticism and Theory

3 credits

ENGL 377Medieval European Literature

3 credits

ENGL 378Old and Middle English Literature

3 credits

ENGL 379British Literature of the Renaissance

3 credits

ENGL 380Seventeenth-Century British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 381Eighteenth-Century British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 382British Romanticism

3 credits

ENGL 383Victorian Literature

3 credits

ENGL 384Modern British Literature

3 credits

ENGL 385American Romanticism

3 credits

ENGL 386American Realism

3 credits

ENGL 387Modern American Literature

3 credits

ENGL 388Contemporary Literature

3 credits

ENGL 389Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

ENGL 391Geoffrey Chaucer

3 credits

ENGL 392John Milton

3 credits

ENGL 395The Graphic Novel

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring

PSED 430Student Teaching in Secondary Education/ Middle School/Junior High School

6 credits

PSED 431Student Teaching in Secondary Education/ Senior High School

6 credits

ENGL 499Student Teaching Internship

1 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

Total Credit Hours: 121