Feb 17, 2020
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 , FOR 1003 , 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 (one BIO and one other). In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses: two natural science courses (one biological science and one other) along with the labs associated with each. We recommend Psychology majors take BIO 1043 and BIO 1041 (lab) to fulfill one science requirement.
Foreign Language Requirement 3-6 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.
Professional Education Preparation Requirements - 34 Credit Hours
Additional Education Course Requirements - 11 Credit Hours
Required English Courses - 9 Credit Hours
Additional English Courses - 24 Credit Hours
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
Semester 3 - 18 Credit Hours
Semester 4 - 18 Credit Hours
Semester 5 - 18 Credit Hours
*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.
Semester 6 - 18 Credit Hours
Semester 7 - 14 Credit Hours
Semester 8 -12 Credit Hours