WHAT IS ENGLISH EDUCATION?
This major is part of the Education Exploration Group
The secondary English program prepares students to teach English in grades 7-12, and to use and respond to language in all its forms: writing, literature and oral communication. Students ordinarily acquire a broad background in British and American literature, as well as drama, speech, poetry, journalism and world literature. Students complete general education requirements, a 36-credit subject area major in English, and required courses in professional education.
HOW TO DECLARE:
APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)
UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)
ENGL 1007 - Seminar in Writing and Multimodal Composition (Gen Ed: English requirement)
ENGL 1010 - Seminar in Academic Writing (Gen Ed: English requirement)
ENGL 1011 - Seminar in Writing through Literature (Gen Ed: English requirement)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
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