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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

English Teaching Minor


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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of 2.0 or better in all courses used toward the minor.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 24 credit hours of English courses. ENGL 1010 , ENGL 2010 , and lower division HU general education literature courses do not count toward an English teaching minor.

Students who select the English Teaching Minor must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education  in this catalog).

Methodology Block

English teaching minors must enroll in ENGL 3020 , ENGL 3400 , ENGL 3410 , and ENGL 3420  concurrently following completion of their Teacher Education Level II course work and just prior to Teacher Education Level III (student teaching). As part of this 12-hour block of methods course work, students will be required to complete a ten-week public school field experience.

Student Teaching

Student teaching takes place during Teacher Education Level III. Before student teaching, English teaching minors must have completed all required Education courses and at least 21 credit hours of the required English courses (listed below), including ENGL 3080 - Critical Approaches to Literature , and the Methodology Block. Students must apply for student teaching through Teacher Education according to deadlines set by that department.

Course Requirements for Minor


Required English Courses (24 credit hours)


Foundation - 3 credit hours


Core - 6 credit hours


Areas of Specialization - 3 credit hours


Choose one course from the area listed below (3 credit hours):

Writing and Interdisciplinary Studies

Courses in this area will focus on writing and/or the study of other disciplines as they connect with literature, language, or the craft of writing / Prerequisites as specified for individual courses in course catalog: 

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