English Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
- 36 credit hours in English beyond freshman composition, including preparation in linguistics, young adult literature, American literature (including ethnic American literature), British literature (including Shakespeare), and World literature.
- 27 credit hours in professional education, including secondary English methods and student teaching in middle or secondary schools.
- Initial Certificate in English 7-12.
In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.
|English Courses (9-15 credit hours)|
|At least three courses must be in Literature||9-15|
|English Education and Professional Education Courses (15-21 credit hours)|
|SPF 500||MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION||3|
|ENG 691||ADVANCED STUDY IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH (7-12)||3|
|or ENG 692||THE TEACHING OF WRITING|
|ENG 693||RESEARCH IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH (7-12) (recommended after ENG 691 or ENG 692 when possible.)||3|
|Two additional English education and/or professional education courses 1||6|
|Master's Project, Master's Thesis, or Comprehensive Examination (0-6 credit hours)|
|Select one from the following:||0-6|
|MASTER'S THESIS (3-6)|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Possible English courses: ENG 691, ENG 692, ENG 694, or ENG 670. Students may take both ENG 691 and ENG 692. Students also may select graduate courses from other appropriate departments, such as exceptional education, educational foundations, and elementary education and reading, under advisement.