Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

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ENGLISH PROGRAM ONE-TEACHER EDUCATION/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 42

English major leading to a teaching degree in middle and secondary schools

I. Core Courses (27)
53-325 Special Methods: Teaching English in the Secondary School (3)
53-331 Methods of Teaching Reading in the Content Areas (4-12) (required for English majors who are Secondary Education minors) (3)
06-228 Adolescent Literature (3)
06-250 Introduction to English Studies (3)
06-310 Advanced Writing (3)
06-314 Linguistics (3)
06-315 Grammar for Teachers (1)
06-316 Teaching Writing (2)
06-318 Writing Center Practicum (1)
06-360 Shakespeare (3)
06-380 Writing Portfolio (0)
06-420 Literary Theory and Criticism (3)

II. Survey of Literature Courses (9)

Students must take at least one American Literature survey course from the pre-modern period, one British Literature survey course from the pre-modern period and one additional course. One American Literature Pre-Modern survey: American Literature Beginnings to 1860 (06-341) or American Literature 1860 to 1912 (06-343) One British Literature Pre-Modern survey: British Literature Beginnings to 1700 (06-351) or British Literature 1700 to 1910 (06-353) One additional course from the following: American Literature Beginnings to 1860 (06-341), American Literature 1860 to 1912 (06-343), American Literature 1912 to Present (06-345), British Literature Beginnings to 1700 (06-351), British Literature 1700 to 1910 (06-353), British Literature 1910 to Present (06-355)

III. Non-Western Literature or American Multi-Cultural Literature (3)

Students select one of the following: Non-Western Literature (06-334), Topics in Immigrant Literatures (06-346), Native American Literature (06-347), African American Literature (06-348) It is recommended that Program One majors take Non-Western Literature (06-334) in order to fulfill both a department requirement and a teaching certificate requirement.

IV. One English Elective (3)

V. The General Education advanced writing requirement is fulfilled in Program One by the completion of Advanced Writing (06-310). Writing for the Professions (06-300) may be substituted by permission.

VI. In consultation with their advisors in the Department of English, majors must submit a portfolio of writing for review. The portfolio represents assignments and projects completed in courses. Students register for Writing Portfolio (06-380) during the final semester before graduation. Further information can be obtained from the studentís advisor and the department chair.