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Undergraduate Program

English Education

Undergraduate Program


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: SPED 32000 Introduction to Inclusive Education
2 credits: EDSE 32500 Special Issues for Secondary School
3 credits: EDSE 41400 Teaching Reading & Writing in Secondary Schools
4 credits: EDSE 44100 English Methods
4 credits: EDSE 45101 Curriculum Development in English
4 credits: EDSE 46300 Student Teaching
2 credits: EDSE 46301 Seminar on Teaching in Secondary Schools
0 credits: EDUC 41900 Health Education Seminar

Additional Requirements: Combined course work of 36 credits in English, DASA Workshop, ALST, CST, EAS and edTPA Score Reports.


Whether a transfer student or entering freshman with fewer 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 fewer than 24 transfer credits
Transfer Students
One Core Requirements Evaluation, Humanities Office, NAC 5/225 Apply for Advanced Standing &/or transfer any credits
Two English Major Evaluation, English Department NAC 6/219 Pursue coursework
Three Pursue coursework & begin English Education application English Major Evaluation, English Department NAC 6/219
Apply for Student Teaching. Office of Clinical Practice, NAC 6/207B