Requirements for a Major in English with Teaching Licensure

In addition to general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
ENG 111, Introduction to Writing and Research 3
ENG 112, Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 201, Major British Authors through 18th Century or  
ENG 202 Major British Authors, 19th and 20th Centuries AND  
ENG 205, Survey of American Literature to 1860 or  
ENG 206, Survey of American Literature 1860-1970 AND  
One additional 200-level survey course 9
ENG 390, Origins and Structure of English 3
ENG 405, Modern Literature 3
ENG 412, Creative Writing 3
ENG 414, Shakespeare 3
ENG 421, Teaching Composition 3
ENG 439, Literary Criticism, Analysis, and Interpretation 3
ENG 496, Capstone Course in Literary Study 3
English electives at 300-400 level 6
One course from the following:  
ENG 320, English Novel in the 18th and 19th Centuries  
ENG 323, Restoration and 18th Century Literature  
ENG 401, Romantic Poetry and Prose or  
ENG 402, Victorian Poetry and Prose 3
   
One course from either of the following:  
ENG 413, Chaucer or  
ENG 443, Literature of the English Renaissance 3
Total 48

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence for English with Teaching Licensure

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
CSS 113, Microcomputers and Application Software ED 322, Educational Psychology
ENG 111, Introduction to Writing and Research (fall) ED 334, Content Reading and Language Development
ENG 112, Introduction to Literature (spring) ED 474, Secondary/PK-12 Curriculum
HTH 220, Health and Fitness for the 21st Century ED 478, Teaching Assistant: Secondary/PK-12 Education
TH 103, Introduction to Human Communications ENG 320, The English Novel in the 18th and 19th Centuries (fall) or
  ENG 323, Restoration and 18th Century Literature (fall) or
  ENG 401, Romantic Poetry and Prose (fall) or
  ENG 402, Victorian Poetry and Prose (fall)
  ENG 390, Origins and Structure of English
  ENG 405, Modern Literature (spring)
  ENG 412, Creative Writing (fall)
  ENG 413, Chaucer (spring) or
  ENG 443, Literature of the English Renaissance (spring)
  ENG 421, Teaching Composition (spring)
  PE Fitness Course
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
ED 290, Foundations of Education ENG 414, Shakespeare (fall)
ENG 201, Major British Authors, through 18th Century (fall) or ENG 439, Literary Criticism, Analysis, and Interpretation (fall)
ENG205, Survey of American Literature to 1860 (fall) ENG 444, Literature for Children and Adolescents (fall) preK-6 only
*ENG 202, Major British Authors, 19th and 20th Centuries (spring) or ENG 496, Capstone Course in Literary Study (spring)
ENG 206, Survey of American Literature 1860-1970 (spring) or ED 406, Instruction in Secondary/PK-12 Education
ENG 220, World Literature (spring) ED 489, Directed Teaching in Secondary/PK-12 Education
HIS 201, United States History I or  
HIS 202, United States History II  
PE Fitness Course  
PSY 205, Developmental Psychology  
   
*One American and one British survey each are required plus one additional 200-level survey course.