Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006

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ENGLISH PROGRAM ONE-TEACHER EDUCATION/MINOR

Minor Credit Hours: 22

The Program One minor results in a teaching minor in English for Illinois State Teacher Certification. Prospective secondary and junior high school teachers must major in an approved teacher education program.

I. Core Courses (10)
06-250 Introduction to English Studies (3)
06-310 Advanced Writing (3)

               or
06-316 Teaching Writing (3)

               and
06-318 Writing Center Practicum (1)
06-314 Linguistics (3)
06-315 Grammar for Teachers (1)

II. Survey of Literature Courses (6)

One American Literature survey: American Literature Beginnings to 1860 (06-341), American Literature 1860 to 1912 (06-343), or American Literature1912 to Present (06-345) One British Literature survey: British Literature Beginnings to 1700 (06-351), British Literature 1700 to 1910 (06-353), or British Literature 1910 to Present (06-355) One of the above must be from the pre-modern era: American Literature Beginnings to 1860 (06-341), American Literature 1860 to 1912 (06-343), British Literature Beginnings to 1700 (06-351), or British Literature 1700 to 1910 (06-353). Note:  Students are strongly advised to take a 20th Century Literature survey course.

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

Students select one of the following: Non-Western Literature (06-334), Topics in Immigrant Literatures (06-346), native American Literature (06-347), or African American Literature (06-348)

IV. One English Elective (3)

V. Recommended:  Methods of Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 4-12 (05-331) (3)