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English: Teacher Certification, BA


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This major is administered by the Department of English .

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE DISCLOSURE (NC-SARA)

The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:


The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Wisconsin


The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable


The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the English Education Major program, our students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and interpret British literature critically to demonstrate a comprehension of literary themes, of the conventions and language of literature, and/or of key concepts about British culture
  2. Analyze and interpret American literature critically to demonstrate a comprehension of literary themes, of the conventions and language of literature, and/or of key concepts about American culture
  3. Apply appropriate critical and/or rhetorical models and theories to your reading of literary texts
  4. Apply appropriate knowledge of the grammatical structure and/or the historical development of the English language to your understanding of literature, culture, and your own writing
  5. Write thoughtfully and effectively (especially, but not exclusively, in the genre of literary analysis) by expressing a clear purpose, demonstrating an awareness of audience and the writing situation, organizing ideas effectively, and using grammatically correct language
  6. Use appropriate methods of conducting research and documenting sources
  7. Apply appropriate knowledge of the discipline and of effective teaching strategies to design unit and lesson plans with clear learning goals and materials, activities, and assessments appropriate to these goals


Consists of 65-71 credits.

English Core Required (21 credits)


Literature Surveys, 6 credits


Theory, 3 credits


Choose from:

Literature for adolescents, 3 credits


Language course, 3 credits


Publication course, 3 credits


Technology, 3 credits


Student teaching, 16 credits


World Language Courses, 0-8 credits


Complete a two-semester sequence of university entry-level world language courses (101, 102). The requirement may be fulfilled through equivalent coursework or other language acquisition as demonstrated through a test-out policy (including Native American languages and American Sign Language). If your native language is not English and you can document formal high school or university study of your native language, you may use ENGL 101  and ENGL 202 , or ENGL 150  as a means of fulfilling this world language requirement. Please see the Department of World Languages and Literatures  for details.

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