The majors are jointly administered by the College of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. Students must fulfill requirements in General Education, major content area, and education requirements.

Secondary Education License Requirements (44 semester hours)

Core Professional Education Courses (23 semester hours)

EDUC 100 Human Relations for Educators 2
EDUC 210 Teaching in a Diverse Society 3
EDUC 212 Adolescent Beginning Field Experience 1
EDUC 220 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 225 Technology for Teaching and Learning 2
EDUC 230 Learners with Exceptional and Diverse Needs 3
EDUC 330 Instructional Planning and Assessment 3
EDUC 380 Content Area Literacy 3
EDUC 386 Methods of Teaching Special Education and ELLs 3
EDUC 498 Practicum 0
Internship Semester I (7 semester hours)
EDUC 367 Adolescent Curriculum, Instruction, and Classroom Management 3
EDUC 390 Secondary Internship I 1
XXXX 390 Methods of Teaching Adolescents English Language Arts
OR Mathematics OR Science OR Social Science 3

Internship Semester II (14 semester hours)
EDUC 476 Professional Growth Seminar 1
EDUC 477 Evidence of Teaching Proficiency 1
EDUC 480 Secondary Education Internship II: Student Teaching 12

View Major Requirements:

ACAF 110 Foundations I: Bona Ventura: Cosmic Journey* 4
or
One course from: Aesthetic Awareness, English, History or Foreign Language 3
ACAF 120 Foundations II: Continuing the Journey* 3
CMMA 142 Speech Communication 3
ENGL 111 College Writing I 3
ENGL 112 College Writing II*3
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophical Thinking 3
PHIL XXX one additional Philosophy course 3
THEO 101 Introduction to Theology 3
THEO XXX one additional Theology course 3
One course from: Aesthetic Awareness 3
One course from: History 3
One course from: Literary Inquiry 3
One course from: Social Science 3
One course from: Social Science (from another discipline) 3

*New, traditional freshman are required to take ACAF 110 and ACAF 120 – Completion of ACAF 120 will fulfill the ENGL 112 requirement.

Major Requirements: (79-80 semester hours)
Required Courses (45 semester hours)
BIOL 150 Fundamentals of Ecology and Evolution 3
BIOL 151 Beginning Investigative Experiences in Biology 2
BIOL 160 Cell Biology 4
BIOL 211 Microbiology 5
BIOL 255 Genetics 4
BIOL 322 Molecular Biology 4
BIOL 310 Invertebrate Zoology 4
or
BIOL 331 Botany 4
BIOL 360 Ethology & Behavioral Ecology 4
BIOL 345 Perspectives in Evolution 3
BIOL 375 Advanced Investigative Experiences in Biology (take twice) 3
BIOL 410 Senior Seminar 3
BIOL 390 Methods of Teaching Adolescents Science 3

Support Courses (34-35 semester hours)
CHEM 121/3 General Chemistry I and Lab 5
CHEM 122/4 General Chemistry II and Lab 5
CHEM 224/5 Organic Chemistry I and Lab 4
CHEM 322/3 Biochemistry and Lab 5
ENVS 120 Earth Science 4
MATH 105 Introduction to Statistics 3
or
MATH 175 Statistics 4
PSCI 111 General Physics I 4
PSCI 112 General Physics II 4

CONCENTRATION IN ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (33 semester hours)

The English major concentration in English/Language Arts is our teacher preparation program and is only open to students who are also pursuing Secondary Education with Professional Educator Licensure through the College of Education. The major is jointly administered by the English Department and the College of Education. Students must fulfill the requirements of both the English major (English/Language Arts concentration), and of Secondary Educator Licensure as listed in the Teacher Education (B.A.) section of this catalog.

Please refer to the entry in this catalog on Teacher Education (B.A.) in English/Language Arts for the requirements of Secondary Educator Licensure.

Required courses: 15 semester hours
ENGL 291 Adolescent Literature 3
ENGL 318 Teaching Composition 3
ENGL 321 American English: Dialects & Grammars 3
ENGL 372 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 400 Critical Theory 3
Electives: 18 semester hours

Area/Period Requirements: within these electives, students must complete at least 3 semester hours in each of four period
requirements (Ancient, Medieval-Early Modern, Enlightenment-Victorian, Modern-Contemporary) taking care that those
selections include British, American, and world literatures.

Ancient: fulfilled by
ENGL 335 Ancient Literature 3
ENGL 362 World Literature before 1900 (depending on course content) 3

Medieval/Early Modern: fulfilled by
ENGL 351 British Literature to 1450 3
ENGL 352 British Literature 1450-1660 3
ENGL 354 British Literature 1660-1785 3
ENGL 371 Chaucer 3
ENGL 362 World Literature before 1900 (depending on course content) 3

Enlightenment/Victorian: fulfilled by
ENGL 345 American Literature to 1850 3
ENGL 346 American Literature 1850-1914 3
ENGL 355 British Literature 1785-1890 3
ENGL 362 World Literature before 1900 (depending on course content) 3

Modern/Contemporary: fulfilled by
ENGL 347 American Literature 1914-1965 3
ENGL 348 American Literature 1965-Present 3
ENGL 360 British & Anglophone Literatures 1890-Present 3
ENGL 363 World Literatures after 1900 3
ENGL 420 Vietnam Literature 3

Remaining electives: Select
1 course (or 3 semester hours) from Literature Electives and
1 course (or 3 semester hours) from either Writing or Literature Electives listed below (excluding any courses taken to fulfill other concentration requirements):


LITERATURE ELECTIVES
ENGL 291 Adolescent Literature 3
ENGL 335 Ancient Literature 3
ENGL 345 American Literature to 1850 3
ENGL 346 American Literature 1850-1914 3
ENGL 347 American Literature 1914-1965 3
ENGL 348 American Literature 1965-Present 3
ENGL 351 British Literature to 1450 3
ENGL 352 British Literature 1450-1660 3
ENGL 354 British Literature 1660-1785 3
ENGL 355 British Literature 1785-1890 3
ENGL 360 British & Anglophone Literatures 1890-Present 3
ENGL 362 World Literature before 1900 3
ENGL 363 World Literature after 1900 3
ENGL 371 Chaucer 3
ENGL 372 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 400 Critical Theory 3
ENGL 410 Methods in Comparative Literature 3
ENGL 420 Vietnam Literature 3
ENGL 440 Genre 3
ENGL 441 Dialogic & the Novel 3
ENGL 444 Literary Non-Fiction 3
ENGL 450 Author Seminar 3
ENGL 494 Topics in English 3
ENGL 495 Independent Study 1-3
ENGL 496 Directed Study 1-3

WRITING ELECTIVES
ENGL 300 Free Speech 3
ENGL 309 Writing Poetry 3
ENGL 312 Memoir & the Personal Essay 3
ENGL 315 Advanced Composition: Theory & Practice of Rhetoric 3
ENGL 316 Technical Writing 3
ENGL 317 Writing in the Disciplines 3
ENGL 318 Teaching Composition 3
ENGL 319 Tutoring Composition 3
ENGL 321 American English: Dialects & Grammars 3
ENGL 322 Style 3
ENGL 325 Freelance Writing 3
ENGL 498 Writing Internship 1-6
FORL 300 Translation 3

Required Courses: (15 semester hours)
HIST 111 History of World Civilization to 1500 3
HIST 112 History of World Civilization since 1500 3
HIST 121 History of U.S. to 1865 3
HIST 122 History of U.S. since 1865 3
HIST 301 History and Social Sciences Seminar 3

Senior year required history courses (7 semester hours)
HIST 390 Methods of Teaching Adolescents History and the Social Sciences 3
HIST 498 Senior Seminar 3
HIST 497 Senior Thesis 1

One course in U.S. history (over 200 level) from the following (3 semester hours):
HIST 320 Colonial America 3
HIST 321 National Development 3
HIST 322 Civil War and Reconstruction 3
HIST 323 Emergence of Modern America 3
HIST 324 United States: 1914-1945 3
HIST 325 United States 1945 to Present 3
HIST 356 The Presidency 3
HIST 494 Topics in U.S. History 3

Two courses in European History from the following (6 semester hours):
HIST 308 Politics and History of Eastern Europe and Russia 3
HIST 344 Medieval Europe 3
HIST 347 Early Modern Europe 3
HIST 349 Modern Europe 3
HIST 351 Classical Civilizations of Greece and Rome 3
HIST 494 Topics in European History 3

One course in Non-Western History from the following (3 semester hours):
HIST 241 History of Africa 3
HIST 242 The Middle East: Crucible of Conflict 3
HIST 243 History of South Africa 3
HIST 246 History of Latin America 3
HIST 494 Topics in Non-Western History 3

Required Interdisciplinary Courses (counted toward the major) (12 semester hours)
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POLI 103 Introduction to World Politics 3
GEOG 111 World Regional Geography 3
SOCI 111 Principles of Sociology 3

MATH 175 Statistics 4
MATH 181 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
MATH 182 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
MATH 271 Calculus III 4
MATH 275 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 280 Differential Equations 3
MATH 326 Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 331 Mathematical Statistics I 3
MATH 351 College Geometry 3
MATH 371 Introduction to Analysis 3
MATH 375 Abstract Algebra I 3
MATH 390 Methods of Teaching Adolescents Mathematics 3
MATH 391 Junior Seminar 1
MATH 490 Senior Seminar 2
Major Electives (6 semester hours) *
MATH 320 History of Mathematics I 3
MATH 321 History of Mathematics II 3
MATH 310 Theory of Interest 3
MATH 332 Mathematical Statistics II 3
MATH 365 Operations Research 3
MATH 370 Applied Regression Analysis 3
MATH 380 Numerical Analysis 3
MATH 494 Topics in Mathematics 3
*At least 3 semester hours must be chosen from MATH 320, MATH 321