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Secondary Education: English

This 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 212 Topics in Acting or CMD 101 Public Speaking
  • ED 200 Introduction to Teaching and Learning
  • ED 250L Technology for the K-12 Classroom
  • ED 327 Curriculum Design: Secondary Education
  • ED 337 Reading in the Content Areas
  • ED 351 Assessment to Support Learning in the K-12 Classroom
  • ED 452 Managing the K-12 Classroom #
  • ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary Level #
  • EN 200 Elements of Literary Study
  • EN 201 World Literature: The Ancient World or EN 202 World Literature: The Middle Ages
  • EN 203 World Literature: Renaissance through Enlightenment or EN 204 World Literature: Romanticism through Post-Modernism
  • EN 205 American Literature I, EN 206 American Literature II, or EN 230 American Multicultural Literature
  • EN 211 Principles of Language
  • EN 290 Literary Theory and Practice
  • EN 301 The Writing Process: Theory and Practice
  • EN 351 Literature of Childhood and Adolescence 
  • EN 385 Approaches to Teaching Secondary English
  • EN 424 Senior Seminar
  • EN 490 Major Author(s)
  • EN 554 Applied Grammar: Syntactic Structures 
  • 9 credits in English electives numbered EN 201 or above
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 341 Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities

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

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