English Education

Major in English Education - Broadfield

Since this is a Broadfield major, a teaching minor is not required for licensure.

I. Major Program Requirements

  • ENLE 200 Literary Studies
  • ENWR 264 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENWR 498 Capstone Seminar

Seven upper division literature courses (ENLT 300 or 400):

a. Two courses from these periods of American Literature:

  • Early American Literature
  • 19th Century American Literature
  • 20th Century American Literature

b. Three courses from these periods of British Literature:

  • Medieval
  • Renaissance
  • Restoration and 18th Century British
  • 19th Century British
  • 20th Century British

c. One course in Global Literature

d. Native American Authors (ENLT 412)

e. Young Adult Literature (ENLT 265)

The department strongly encourages majors to take one literature course in a language other than English.

Two courses in English language and theory:

  • ENLE 333 Introduction to the English Language
  • One ENLE literary theory course (Substitution in this area may include PHIL 261 and/or PHIL 315.)

Three additional courses in writing (ENWR) beyond ENWR 102, ENWR 264, and ENWR 498 are required and do not count toward these additional courses.

Minimum 48 credits, 16 courses, plus foreign language and professional education requirements (see section III, below).

II. Other Program Requirements

A second modern or classical language through the introductory level.

III. Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education

  • AN/SO 218 Introduction to Native American Studies
  • CS 103 Instructional Media and Technology
  • ED 102 Foundations of Education
  • ED/PSY 229 Educational Psychology
  • ED 245 Diversity Field Experience
  • ED 305 Classroom Management
  • ED 318 Content Area Reading and Secondary Methods
  • ED 405 Education Seminar
  • ED 410 Student Teaching
  • ED 412 Measurement and Assessment in Teaching
  • PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
    or PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
  • SPED 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children
  • ENLE/ED 411 Teaching English on the Secondary Level
  • United States and contemporary world cultures course(s)—see Carroll Course Catalog for page number.

IV. 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.

Note: All English Education - Broadfield 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
  3. Earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.

For full course descriptions, see the Carroll College Academic Catalog.