BA English Teacher Certification

Fall 2016

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: English
Concentration: Teacher Certification

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

One From:

  • FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
  • SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I
  • DSDE 1371 - American Sign Language I

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

  • ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800
  • ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800
  • ENGL 2322 - British Literature
  • ENGL 2326 - American Literature
  • ENGL 2331 - World Literature
  • ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature
  • ENGL 2376 - African-American Literature

Mathematics - 3 Hours From:

  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non-Calculus Track)
  • MATH 1316 - Trigonometry
  • MATH 1325 - Calculus for Business Applications
  • MATH 1332 - Contemporary Mathematics I
  • MATH 1342 - Statistics
  • MATH 1414 - College Algebra (Calculus Track)

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours From:

  • BIOL 1308 - General Biology (Non-Majors)
  • BIOL 1315 - Plants and Human Society (Non-Majors)
  • BIOL 2306 - Environmental Science
  • CHEM 1306 - Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences
  • CHEM 1308 - Biochemistry for Allied Health Sciences
  • CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II
  • GEOL 1390 - Introductory Environmental and Physical Geology
  • PHYS 1305 - Elementary Physics I
  • PHYS 1307 - Elementary Physics II
  • PHYS 1311 - Introduction to Astronomy
  • SPSC 1301 - Space Exploration

History -6 Hours From:

  • HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877
  • HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877
  • HIST 2301 - Texas History

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social and Behavioral Sciences - Three Hours From:

  • BULW 1370 - Business Environment and Public Policy
  • ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies
  • ECON 2301 - Principles of Economics I Macro
  • ECON 2302 - Principles of Economics II Micro
  • INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics
  • SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology
  • PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

Creative Arts - Three Hours From:

  • ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation
  • ARTS 1303 - Art History I
  • DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation
  • MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation
  • MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll
  • COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation
  • PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas
  • THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

Component Area Options - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

One From:

  • BUAL 2310 - Business Analysis I
  • INEN 2301 - Applications of Quantitative Methods
  • PSYC 2317 - Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • MATH 1316 - Trigonometry
  • MATH 1325 - Calculus for Business Applications
  • MATH 1332 - Contemporary Mathematics I
  • MATH 1342 - Statistics
  • MATH 1414 - College Algebra (Calculus Track)


Required Courses for Major

ENGL 3326 - Advanced Expository Writing

Choose one from:

  • ENGL 3382 - British Literature Before 1800
  • ENGL 3384 - British Literature After 1800

Choose one from:

  • ENGL 3322 - American Literature Before 1865
  • ENGL 3324 - American Literature After 1865
  • ENGL 3392 - African American Literature

Choose one from:

  • ENGL 3330 - World Literature Before 1600
  • ENGL 3332 - World Literature After 1600

Choose one from:

  • ENGL 3316 - Poetic Analysis
  • ENGL 3320 - Child and Adolescent Literature
  • ENGL 3340 - Mythology
  • ENGL 3350 - Creative Writing
  • ENGL 3360 - Short Story
  • ENGL 3370 - The Drama
  • ENGL 3380 - Studies in the British Novel
  • ENGL 3390 - American Novel

Choose one from:

  • ENGL 3316 - Poetic Analysis
  • ENGL 3320 - Child and Adolescent Literature
  • ENGL 3340 - Mythology
  • ENGL 3360 - Short Story
  • ENGL 3370 - The Drama
  • ENGL 3380 - Studies in the British Novel
  • ENGL 3390 -American Novel


Elective Courses

English Electives - 15 Hours:

ENGL 3000 or 4000 Elective - 3 Hours

ENGL 4000 Elective - 9 Hours

ENGL 3000-4000, or PHIL 3000-4000 or any level Modern Language course not already used - 3 hours

Academic Electives - 12 Hours:

Students should consult with their advisor to select elective courses based on completion of concentration in literature, writing, or linguistics/rhetoric.



Other

Arts and Sciences Requirement - Select one:

  • PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge
  • PHIL 2306 - Ethics
  • Any other PHIL course not already used

Modern Languages Requirement - 9 Hours:

  • Modern Language Beginning II
  • Modern Language Intermediate I
  • Modern Language Intermediate II

 Professional Education Courses - 24 Hours:

  • PEDG 2310 - Introduction to Teacher Education
  • PEDG 3300 - Human Growth and Learning
  • READ 3326 - Reading and Literacy Strategic Content Areas
  • PEDG 3380 - Secondary Curriculum and Methodology
  • PEDG 4380 -Secondary Methodology and Classroom Management 
  • ENGL 4321 - Issues in Language and Literature
  • PEDG 4620 - Student Teaching Secondary School


Minor

Hours

126