BA in English Teaching - Middle Schools

The major in the College of Education consists of 18 credit hours of content courses distributed as follows:

Course Title Hours
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics3
ENGL 317History of the English Language3
ENGL 680Theory and Practice in Composition3
ENGL 322Origins of Western Literature3
or ENGL 323 World Literature
ENGL 330The Nature of Fiction3
ENGL 346American Multicultural Literature3
or ENGL 365 African-American Literature
Total Credit Hours18


Students must file a declaration of English teaching major with an assigned English-education advisor at the time they apply to the teacher education program. A 2.500 grade point average in English is required of all majors applying for admission to the professional semester of student teaching in middle and secondary school English.