English Secondary Education Required Courses

Introductory Courses (12 units)

EDUC 202 Historical & Contemporary Perspectives on America's Urban School (3) or
SCED 200 Foundations of Education (3)
SCED 305 Adolescent Learing, Development, and Diversity (3)
ISTC 301 Integrating Instructional Technology (3)
SPED 301 Introduction to Special Education K-12 (3)

Program Courses (11 units)

SCED 341 Principles of Secondary Education (4)
SCED 460 Using Reading and Writing in the Secondary School (4)
SCED 461 Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Area (3)

Internship (12 units)

SCED 499 Internship in Secondary Education (6)
SCED 401 Analyzing Student Teaching (2)
SCED 462 Seminar in Teaching Reading in the SCED Content Areas (1)
SCED 357 Methods of Teaching English (3)

Student Teaching (12)

SCED 383 Student Teaching in Secondary Education - English (12)

Content Courses (15 units)

ENGL 200 Introduction to Studying English (3)
ENGL 221 British Literature to 1798 (3)
ENGL 222 British Literature since 1798 (3)
ENGL 238 Survey of British Literature (3)
ENGL 300 Literary Research/Applied Criticism (3)

American Literature (3 units)

ENGL 230 Main Currents in American Literature (3) or
ENGL 231 American Literature to 1865 (3) or
ENGL 232 American Literature since 1865 (3)

Shakespeare (3 units)

ENGL 426 Topics in Shakespeare Studies (3) or
ENGL 427 Shakespearean Tragedies (3) or
ENGL 428 Shakespearean Comedies (3)

Diversity in American Literature (3 Units)

ENGL 233 African-American Literature (3) or
ENGL 234 Major Writers in African-Am, Literature (3) or
ENGL 235 Ethnic American Literature (3) or
ENGL 236 American Indian Literature (3) or
ENGL 239 Jewish Literature 19th & 20th Centuries (3) or
ENGL 471-477 Topics in Literature (3)

Linguistics & Grammar (6 Units)

ENGL 251 Applied Grammar (3) and
ENGL 350 Comparative Grammar (3) or
ENGL 353 History of American English (3) or
ENGL 451 History of the English Language (3) or
ENGL 452 Structure of the English Language (3) or
ENGL 475 Topics in Linguistics (3)

World Literature/Non-Western Literature (3 units)

ENGL 243 Introduction to Classical Mythology (3) or
ENGL 244 World Folklore (3) or
ENGL Literature of the Global Experience (3) or
ENGL History and Literature of the Old Testament (3) or
ENGL 342 Folklore and Literature (3) or
ENGL 343 Myth and Literature (3) or
ENGL 347 World Literature Written in English (3)

Advanced Writing (3 Units)

ENGL 310 Writing Argument (3) or
ENGL 313 Academic Essay (3) or
ENGL 315 Literary Essay (3) or
ENGL 316 Writing about Literature (3) or
WMST 333 Women’s Worlds, Women’s Lives (3)

Textual Analysis (3 Units)

ENGL 463 Semiotics (3)

Elective (3 Units) 300 – 400 Level

SCED 419 Young Adult Literature in SCED (3)

Capstone Experience (3 Units) One of the following in the final year:

ENGL 485-6 Seminar in English Studies (3) or
ENGL 498 English Internship as Capstone (3) or
ENGL 499 Honors Thesis (3)


Requirements

  • Praxis 1 or Praxis Core, or ACT, GRE, SAT
  • Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning
  • 2.75 Major GPA
  • 2.75 Overall GPA
  • 3.00 Professional Education GPA