Grade Requirements: A grade of 2.0 or better in all courses used toward the minor.
Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 25 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.
Program Code: 3023
Students who select the English Teaching Minor must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education in this catalog).
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 2000-level and 3000-level courses listed in the Methodology cluster below. ENGL 4910 - Capstone in English Teaching can be taken during the ten-week publics school experience. Students must apply for student teaching through Teacher Education according to deadlines set by that department.
Course Requirements for Minor
Required English Courses (25 credit hours)
Foundation - 3 credit hours
Critical Approaches Course (to be taken early in the minor) / Prerequisite ENGL 2010:
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: