May 20, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

English, English Education Concentration, B.A.


Curriculum Requirements


This concentration prepares students for education careers in middle and secondary schools.  A 2.7 or better GPA must be maintained as the overall GPA as well as in all English courses.

1. 126 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 126 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 GPA or better.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in the following courses:  ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , MSCM 1250  or MSCM 2200 , ENG 1300  or ENG 1400  or ENG 2410 , and ENG 1500 .

2. General Education Requirement:


First and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


4. Concentration Requirements


5. Additional Requirements


Students must earn a passing score on the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators Examinations in Reading, Writing, and Math. Students who have a total SAT score of 1170 or an ACT score of 24 are exempt from Core testing requirements for the NCCU School of Education Teacher Preparation Program (TEP).

Students must also earn passing scores on PRAXIS II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge and PRAXIS II Principles of Teaching and Learning: Grades 7-12 after they are admitted to the TEP and before they can earn their North Carolina secondary English licensure.

Program Notes:


Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in English, English Education Concentration

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110 - English Composition I (3) **

*  Modern Foreign Language II (3) **

*  MATH 1100 - College Algebra and Trigonometry I (3)

*  HIST 1320 - World Societies (3)

*  HEDU 1531 - Health (2)

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210 - English Composition II (3)

*  SOSC GEC Requirement 2 (3)

*  MATH GEC Requirement (3)

*  HUM 2410 - Arts & Humanities I (3)

^  MSCM 1250 - Elements of Speech Communication (3) or

^  MSCM 2200 - Introduction to Public Speaking (3)

*  PEDU 1541 - Fitness (2)

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  GEC Science Requirement I (3)

^^  EDU 2600 - Orientation to Teaching (3)

*  PHIL 2210 - Ethics (3)

^  ENG 1300 - World Literature I (3) or

^  ENG 2410 - Sacred Texts and Traditions of South Asia (3)

^  ENG 1500 - Writing about Literature (3)

^^  EDU 2800 - Computer Utilizations in Instructional Technology (3)

Spring Semester

*  GEC Science Requirement 2 (3)

^  ENG 3300 - Applied Literary Criticism (3)

^  ENG 1400 - World Literature II (3) or

^  ENG 2410 - Sacred Texts and Traditions of South Asia (3)

^  ENG 2310 - British Literature I (3)

^^  EDU 3000 - Introduction to Educational Psychology (3)

^^  EDU 3010 - Human Growth and Development (3)

Pass PRAXIS I: Admission to School of Ed.

Junior Year

Fall Semester

^  ENG 3120 - Advanced Composition (3) or

^  ENG 4910 - Theories of Writing (3)

^  ENG 2320 - British Literature II (3)

^  ENG 3110 - Advanced English Grammar (3)

^  ENG 3310 - American Literature I (3)

^^  EDU 3120 - Inclusive Teaching for Students with Special Needs (3)

^^  EDU 3030 - Diversity, Pedagogy and Social Change (3)

Spring Semester

^  ENG 3420 - African American Literature II (3)

^  ENG 3320 - American Literature II (3)

^^  EDU 4950 - Special Topics in Education (3)

^  ENG 4320 - English Drama (3) or

^  ENG 4420 - Contemporary British and American Drama (3)

Senior Year

Fall Semester

^^  EDU 4010 - Reading In the Content Areas (3)

^  ENG 4300 - Shakespeare (3)

^^  EDU 3150 - Instructional Planning (3)

^^  EDU 3170 - Assessment of Learning (3)

^^  EDU 4900 - Series ()

Spring Semester

^^  EDU 4109 - Methods and Materials in English (6)

^^  EDU 4209 - Directed Teaching of English (6)

 

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 126

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* GEC Requirements - 39

^ English Major Courses - 54

^^ English Methods & Education Courses - 42

** Based on Placement Results