English Education (7–12; PTCP)

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) and a major in English (or a related discipline with a minimum of 36 credit hours in English), including courses in Shakespeare, ethnic American literature, young adult literature, and world literature.1
  2. A minimum GPA of 2.75 in English coursework.1
  3. Two years of high school or two semesters of college study in one foreign language.1 Applicants must verify foreign language study with high school or college transcripts.
  4. Coursework in exceptional education and educational technology (3 credit hours each) or demonstrated expertise in these areas.1
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Applicants who do not meet these requirements should apply as a premajor to the postbaccalaureate certificate program.

In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.

Program Requirements

Undergraduate-Level Education Courses (15 credit hours)
SPF 403HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FORCES INFLUENCING SECONDARY EDUCATION3
EDU 416TEACHING LITERACY IN MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS3
ENG 311METHODS IN TEACHING LANGUAGE3
ENG 463METHODS, MATERIALS, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS OF ENGLISH6
Graduate-Level Education Courses (9 credit hours)
SPF 500MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION3
SPF 503EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY3
or SPF 529 ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY
ENG 692THE TEACHING OF WRITING3
Student Teaching Courses (12 credit hours)
ENG 464/465STUDENT TEACHING IN MIDDLE SCHOOL/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH6