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Undergraduate Day Catalog 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English/Secondary Education, Grades 6-12, B.A.

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133 Credit Hours

The mission of the dual major in English and Secondary Education is to prepare highly competent, pre-service English Secondary Education teachers for diverse classrooms through academic and clinical experiences.


General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

English majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in General Education Program .

School of Arts and Sciences Additional Natural Science Requirements - 5 Credit Hours

Students in the School of Arts and Sciences must take five additional hours of natural science: 1 lab to accompany the course taken for general education [BIO 1043 , BIO 1023 , ESC 1043 , OCY 1043 , PHY 1033  or PHY 1063 ], and one additional natural science course and accompanying lab. The two natural sciences must be in different areas (both cannot be in biological sciences). In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses: two natural science courses (in two different areas) along with the labs associated with each.

Foreign Language Requirement - 6 Credit Hours

English/Secondary Education majors must successfully complete (earn a grade of C- or higher):

  • at least two semesters of elementary foreign language study (in one or more foreign languages) OR
  • one semester of intermediate foreign language study at the college level.

No CLEP, AP, IB, or transient study credits may be used to fulfill this requirement. Courses must be completed at PBA.

English Majors taking foreign language requirement courses in French, German or Spanish at PBA should use one of these courses to fulfill the Global Studies requirement.

Area Requirements - 6 Credit Hours

Select one course from each of the following two groups.

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