- Program Prerequisite: Must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department ).
- Minor: Optional. According to their career paths, some students may choose to complete a minor or teaching minor in another discipline, but it is not required to complete their English Education BA degree.
- Grade Requirements: A 2.0 or better in all courses required for this major.
- Credit Hour Requirements: A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; at least 39 of these must be English courses. Of those 120 credits, 40 must be upper division courses (courses numbered 3000 and above); with 36 or more upper division credits in English.
- Program Code: 3023BA
- CIPC: 131305
To expedite their program, English Teaching Majors should seek advisement before taking any upper division English courses. The English Teaching Methodology Block must be scheduled in coordination with both Secondary Teacher Education and Student Teaching. Call 801-626-6251 for more information or to schedule an appointment. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)
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Declare your program of study at the English department office, Elizabeth Hall 413. Teaching majors must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department in this catalog).
Refer to Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Arts requirements. See Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA listed under the major course requirements.
PSY SS1010 , COMM HU1020 or COMM HU2110 (take one), CHF SS/DV1500 and one 2000 level Humanities English Literature course are recommended. Consult with a departmental advisor for other detailed general education guidelines.
English Teaching Methodology Block
English Teaching Majors must enroll in ENGL 3020 , ENGL 3400 , ENGL 3410 , and ENGL 3420 concurrently following completion of their Secondary Education Core course work and just prior to Student Teaching. As part of this 12-hour block of methods course work, students will be required to complete a grades 7-12 school field experience.
Student teaching takes place during Secondary Education Student Teaching. Before student teaching, English majors must have completed all required Education courses and at least 33 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.