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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2017-2018

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


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132 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/Secondary Education majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in General Education Program .

Note: EDU 4273 ESOL in Secondary Education meets the Global Studies general education requirement. EDU 2133 Human Development and Learning meets the Social Science general education requirement.

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 , PHY 1063 , or PHY 2113  ], 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.

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

 

Area Requirements - 6 Credit Hours


Select one course from each of the following two groups.

Sample English/Secondary Education Degree Plan (Entering & Transfer Students - Odd Fall)


132 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. Students entering in the Fall of even-numbered years should speak to their English Department advisor regarding specific changes from this degree plan.

NOTE: The required course ENG 3313 - Dramatic Literature must be taken in an Odd Fall.

Semester 1 - 18 Credit Hours


Semester 2 - 16 Credit Hours


Note:


*Must have successfully completed First Screening in order to take these courses.

**Students who take ENG 3773 - Women & Literature (offered in Even Falls) may select an alternate required course in Semester 5 instead of ENG 3443 - Literature of American Minorities (offered in Odd Falls). Only one of those two courses is required for the English Secondary Education degree.

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