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Secondary Education Licensure

Marymount Graduate and ACPS Teacher Onelio Mencho-Aguilar works with a studentThis program of study allows students to complete a baccalaureate degree in English and also be licensed to teach secondary English at the end of four years. Students pursuing licensure in this manner complete all requirements necessary for Virginia licensure, including field experience and student teaching. 

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. Some courses also satisfy Liberal Arts Core and/or University requirements. Some coursework fulfills teaching licensure requirements as specified by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • EN 200 Approaches to Literary Study
  • HI 103 Western Civilization I, HI 104 Western Civilization II, HI 110 History of the United States to 1877, or HI 111 History of the United States since 1877 (3)
  • ED 200 Foundations of Teaching and Learning (3)
  • ED 254 Technology for the K-12 Classroom (3)
  • EN 202 Global Literary Voices I (3)
  • EN 204 Global Literary Voices II (3)
  • EN 230 American Voices (3)
  • EN 231 Literature of the British Isles (3)
  • EN 211 Principles of Language (3)
  • ED 337 Literacy in the Content Areas (3)
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 341 Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities
  • ED 338 Secondary Education: Curriculum and Methods (3)
  • EN 301 The Writing Process: Theory and Practice (3)
  • EN 240 Introduction to Film and Visual Studies or EN 220 The Movie or the Book? Narrative Adaptation in the Cinema (3)
  • ED 351 Assessment to Support Learning in K-12 (3)
  • ED 452 Managing the K-12 Classroom (3) #
  • ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary Level (3) #
  • EN 351 Literature of Childhood and Adolescence (3)
  • EN 345 Ethnic Literary Traditions (3)ED 368 Secondary Teaching Methods in English (3)
  • EN 424 Senior Seminar (3)
  • EN 490 Major Authors (3)
  • EN 554 Applied Grammar: Syntactic Structures (3)
  • Six (6) additional credits in Literature: Three (3) credits at the 200 level or above, Three (3) credits at 300 level or above
  • EN 212 Topics in Acting (strongly suggested elective)

#ED 452 and ED 460S must be taken at the same time.

Department of Literature & Languages

Dr. Tonya Howe, Chair
(703) 284-5762

G126 Butler Hall
Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

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