Mission: The English program is designed to provide students with the special
knowledge, skills, and pedagogy needed to enter graduate or professional
schools or to gain employment in their field.
I. Major Program Requirements
Seven upper division literature courses (ENLT 300 or 400):
a. Two courses from these periods of American Literature:
b. Three courses from these periods of British Literature:
c. Native American Authors (ENLT 412)
d. One upper-division elective
The department strongly encourages majors to take one literature course in a language other than English.
Two courses in English languge and theory:
II. Other Program Requirements
A second modern or classical language through the introductory level.
Minimum 39 credits, 13 courses, plus foreign langage and progessional education requirements.
III. Professional Requirements for Secondary Education
VI. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching
Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.
Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.
1. All English Literature for Secondary Education students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.
2. See Secondary Education Requirements.