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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Teaching Requirements

Drawing upon literature and writing course work, the Teaching concentration prepares students, in part, for a career in English Education at the secondary level. In addition, the recommended courses offered for this section assist the students in preparing for the English Language, Literature, and Composition component of the PRAXIS exam

Any one or two of the following 300 level courses: 305 Multicultural Literature; 319 Studies in Shakespeare; 380 Special Topics; Any three or four 400 level courses.

Pre-major and pre-minor requirements (6 credits): EN 102 and any EN 200 level courses. All requirements must be passed with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Major/minor discipline requirements (9 credits):




EN 314

Backgrounds in American Literature 

3 semester hours

EN 315

Backgrounds in British Literature 

3 semester hours

EN 499

Senior Seminar 

3 semester hours

The Senior Seminar or capstone course is for majors only, and will be taken after the student has completed 15 credits in the major and achieved senior standing.