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|
|CESP 334||Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development 1||3|
|CI 320||Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities||2|
|CI 321||Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues||2|
|CI 325||Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: 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||Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: 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||40|
General education course
B- or better.
If preferred, this class can be taken with Core III.
|Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education|
|PSY 111||General Psychology||3|
|STAT 370||Elementary Statistics||3|
|Total Credit Hours||6|
|Select 11 credit hours of elective (to complete 120 credit hours)||11|
|Total Credit Hours||11|
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.
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 Education - 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.