In order to teach English in secondary schools, undergraduates must 1) Be admitted to the English Education Program, 2) Complete the requirements of the English major as defined by the English Department, 3) Complete the requirements of the English Education Program.
Printable Version of Undergraduate Planning Form (pdf file)
3 credits: EDUC 20500 Adolescent Learning & Development
3 credits: EDLS 32000 Introduction to Inclusive Education
2 credits: EDSE 32500 Special Issues for Secondary School
3 credits: EDSE 41200 Teaching & Writing in Secondary Schools
4 credits: EDSE 44100 English Methods
4 credits: EDSE 45101 Curriculum Development in English
6 credits: EDUC 46300 Student Teaching
0 credits: EDUC 41900 Health Education Seminar
Additional Requirements: Combined course work must include a total of 36 credits in English, ATSW Score Report, and NCTE membership.
UNDERGRADUATE CREDENTIAL PROGRAM
Whether a transfer student or entering freshman with less than 24 credits, there are five steps for an undergraduate interested in becoming a secondary school English teacher.
Five Steps to Teaching Secondary School English
Entering Freshman or Students with less than 24 transfer credits
|One||Apply for Advanced Standing &/or transfer any credits.||Core Requirements Evaluation, Humanities Office, NAC 5/225|
|Two||Pursue coursework.||English Major Evaluation, English Department NAC 6/219|
|Three||English Major Evaluation, English Department NAC 6/219||Pursue coursework & begin English Education application|
Apply for Student Teaching. Office of Field Experience, NAC 6/207B.