English Education Major

Introduction

All English Secondary Education majors must fulfill B.A. or B.S. degree requirements. For more on the B.A. and B.S. requirements at Bradley, please consult the “All-University Degree Requirements” section of this catalog. In addition to fulfilling the requirements for a B.A. or B.S. degree, all English Secondary Education majors must complete a minimum of forty hours in major courses:

Required Lower Division Hours-10 credits

  • ENG 180 Introduction to English Education (1)
  • ENG 270 Introduction to Literary Criticism (3)
  • ENG 233 or 235 American Literature (3)
  • ENG 237 or 239 British Literature (3)

Required Upper Division Hours-21 credits

  • ENG 311 Introduction to Language (3)
  • ENG 312 English Grammar (3)
  • ENG 320 Young Adult Literature (3)
  • ENG 347 Shakespeare (3)
  • ENG 391 Methods of Teaching Writing (3)
  • ENG 392 Methods of Teaching Reading and Literature (3)
  • ENG 472 Methods of Teaching Integrated Language Arts Curriculum (3)

Electives-9 credits

  • At least two of the three electives must be in upper-level literature or writing classes in the English department.

Total hours in English major-40

Plus gen ed world lit requirement (3): ENG 123, 381, or 385 

TOTAL HOURS
39 Gen Ed
14 BA foreign language requirement (beginning at 101 level)
42 Education requirements.
40 English major

Total hours to graduate-135

LAS 30-HOUR UPPER DIVISON REQUIREMENT (minimum possible)
3 Gen. Ed. (C2; HL, NW, & others could be upper division)
27 English major
30 Total

English Education Prerequisites
Effective for students entering in Fall 2007

Prerequisites for ENG 180:

  1. Declared English Education major

Prerequisites for ENG 391:

  1. ENG 101 English Composition, or its equivalent
  2. ENG 180 Introduction to English Education

Prerequisites for ENG 392:

  1. ENG 180 Introduction to English Education;
  2. ENG 233 American Literature to 1865, or ENG 235: American Literature 1865 to Present
  3. ENG 237 British Literature to 1800, or ENG 239: British Literature 1800 to Present
  4. ENG 270 Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory
  5. ENG 320 Young Adult Literature
  6. ETE 365 Teaching of Reading within the Content Areas
  7. advancement to candidacy in Teacher Education

Prerequisites for ENG 472:

  1. ENG 180 Introduction to English Education
  2. either ENG 233 American Literature to 1865 or ENG 235 American Literature 1865 to Present
  3. either ENG 237 British Literature to 1800 or ENG 239 British Literature 1800 to Present
  4. ENG 270 Introduction to Literary Criticism
  5. ENG 311 Introduction to Language
  6. ENG 312 English Grammar
  7. ENG 320 Young Adult Literature
  8. ENG 347 Shakespeare
  9. ENG 391 Teaching of Writing
  10. ENG 392 Teaching of Reading and Literature
  11. COM 103 The Oral Communication Process
  12. advancement to candidacy in Teacher Education
  13. concurrent registration in ETE 379 Novice Teaching