BAED - English/Language Arts (Secondary)
General requirements for a bachelor's degree: 120 minimum hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.
|Requirements for a Major|
|ENGL 310||Nature of Poetry||3|
|ENGL 315||Introduction to English Linguistics 1||3|
|ENGL 317||History of the English Language||3|
|ENGL 322||Origins of Western Literature||3|
|or ENGL 323||World Literature|
|ENGL 330||The Nature of Fiction 1||3|
|or ENGL 515||Studies in Shakespeare|
|ENGL 346||American Multicultural Literature||3|
|or ENGL 365||African-American Literature|
|or ENGL 546||Studies in Ethnic Literature|
|ENGL 360||Major British Writers I||3|
|or ENGL 361||Major British Writers II|
|ENGL 362||Major American Writers I||3|
|ENGL 363||Major American Writers II||3|
|ENGL 680||Theory and Practice in Composition||3|
|CI 616||Literature for Adolescents||3|
|Total Credit Hours||36|
|CI 270||Introduction to the Education Profession 2||3|
|Teacher Education - Middle and Secondary Majors (need a B- or better in all courses below)|
|Core I - Fall Only|
|CI 320||Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities||2|
|CI 321||Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues||2|
|CI 325||ISAM: Middle/Secondary General Methods||1|
|CI 315||Core I Practicum||1|
|Core II - Spring Only|
|CESP 433||Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction 3||3|
|CI 425E||ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - English||2|
|CI 426E||Core II Practicum - English/Language Arts||1|
|CI 427||Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education||3|
|Core III - Fall Only|
|CI 413E||Teaching Internship I: Secondary Level English||2|
|CI 417||ISAM: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas||2|
|CI 435E||ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - English/Language Arts||3|
|Core IV - Spring Only|
|CI 436E||ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - English||2|
|CI 471E||Teaching Internship II: Secondary Level English/Language Arts||10|
|Praxis II English/Language Arts Content Knowledge Test|
|Total Credit Hours||37|
General education course
B- or better.
If preferred, this class can be taken with Core III.
|Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education|
|CESP 334||Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development||3|
|PSY 111||General Psychology||3|
|STAT 370||Elementary Statistics||3|
|Total Credit Hours||9|
|Select 11 credit hours of elective (to complete 120 credit hours)||11|
|Total Credit Hours||11|
Official Program Transition Point Requirements:
- Admission into teacher education - completed application packet and meet all admission to teacher education requirements as specified in College of Applied Studies - Policies.
- Admission to teacher internship:
- Satisfactory accomplishment of content-area, standard-driven assessments,
- B- or better in all professional teacher education courses,
- 2.500 GPA (overall, WSU and content), and
- Completed teacher intern application.
- Exit from teacher internship:
- B- or better in all professional courses,
- 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU),
- Successful completion of all degree requirements,
- Final university supervisor evaluation form.
- Degree completion:
- 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU), and
- Meets all degree requirements.
- Licensure recommendation:
- Passes common assessments,
- Passing score on Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio,
- PLT passed,
- Praxis II content test(s) passed, and
- Licensure application.
Candidates completing this program are eligible to be certified to teach English/language arts — grades 6-12.
Students are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from programs in curriculum and instruction. The requirements can be met by the following:
Students who graduate from an undergraduate program must experience at least 600 hours of field experience/internship in various classroom settings throughout their specific program. In addition, all initial licensure students must complete the Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio, which is an action research requirement for licensure.