English 7-12- Bachelor of Science

Degree Requirements

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Major Requirements 6
General Education Requirements42
ENGL 1301Composition I 73
ENGL 1302Composition II 73
ENGL 2321British Literature3
ENGL 2326American Literature3
ENGL 2331World Literature3
ENGL 2340Writing Across the Curriculum3
or ENGL 2351 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 2360Introduction to Literary Studies3
ENG 306Young Adult Literature3
ENG 312Shakespeare and His Contemporaries3
ENG 320Modern English Grammar and Usage3
ENG 345Advanced Composition for Educators3
ENG 350Advanced Technical Writing3
or ENG 340 Advanced Expository Writing (EL)
ENG 424History and Structure of the English Language3
ENG 442Advanced American Literature (EL)3
ENG 445Advanced World Literature3
ENG 472Advanced British Literature3
ENG 491Capstone in English Studies3
3sch Upper Division (300 or 400 level) English Elective3
Reading
RDG 343Content Area Literacy Instruction for Secondary Students3
RDG 350Early Literacy Development and the Science of Teaching Reading (EL)3
RDG 352Comprehension and Written Expression for Upper Elementary Students 83
Select six semester credit hours from the following:6
Children's Literature I
Studies in Women's Literature
Studies in Genre
Special Topics
Professional Development
ED 311Teaching and Learning for Social Change (EL)3
ED 321Foundations of Education for Secondary (EL)3
Block 1
ED 331Classroom and Behavior Management 93
ED 495Field-Based Co-Teaching Semester 9 3
Block 2
ED 496Clinical Co-Teaching Semester (EL) 103
SPED 418Inclusion of Students with High Support Needs in the Content Areas 103
Electives (as needed to satisfy minimum degree requirements including 54 SCH of Upper Division Coursework)
Minimum Hours for Degree120
6

Minimum grade of "C" required in all Major, Education and Professional Development Courses

7

Satisfies Core Curriculum 

8

Required Admission to Teacher Prep Program

9

Requires successful placement interview with a partnership public school district

10

Requires passing all TExES exams

 NOTE: A minimum of 46 upper division hours (300 and 400 level courses) are required for this degree.  Resident credit totaling 25% of the hours is required for the degree.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in three areas for graduation: Overall GPA, Institutional GPA, and Major GPA.

English 7-12 Bachelor of Science 4 Year Plan

First Year 

FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301Composition I minimum grade of 'C' required, satisfies core curriculum3
HIST 1301United States History I satisfies core curriculum 3
BIOL 1308Biology for Non-Science Majors I satisfies core curriculum 3
BIOL 1108Biology for Non-science Majors I Lab satisfies core curriculum 1
IS 1100University Foundations Mandatory for FTIC students1
COMM 1307Introduction to Mass Communication satisfies core curriculum 3
or SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours14
SpringSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302Composition II minimum grade of 'C' required, satisfies core curriculum3
or ENGL 2311 Technical Writing & Communication
HIST 1302United States History II satisfies core curriculum 3
BIOL 1309Biology for Non-Science Majors II satisfies core curriculum 3
BIOL 1109Biology for Non-science Majors II Lab satisfies core curriculum 1
Social and Behavioral Science Core Curriculum Requirement3
Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Curriculum Requirement3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours16
Total First Year Semester Credit Hours30

Second Year

Fall
PSCI 2301American Government I: Federal & Texas Constitutions satisfies core curriculum 3
ENGL 2321British Literature Minimum grade of 'C' required, satisfies core curriculum 3
ENGL 2326American Literature Minimum grade of 'C' required, satisfies core curriculum 3
ENGL 2360Introduction to Literary Studies minimum grade of 'C' required3
Mathematics Core Curriculum Requirement3
Elective3
Total Fall Semester Credit Hours18
SpringSemester Credit Hours
PSCI 2302American Government II: Federal & Texas Political Behavior satisfies core curriculum 3
ENGL 2331World Literature minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 345Advanced Composition for Educators minimum grade of 'C' required3
RDG 350Early Literacy Development and the Science of Teaching Reading (EL) minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENGL 2340Writing Across the Curriculum minimum grade of 'C' required3
or ENGL 2351 Introduction to Creative Writing
Total Spring Semester Credit Hours15
Total Second Year Two Semester Credit Hours33

Third Year

FallSemester Credit Hours
ED 311Teaching and Learning for Social Change (EL) minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 306Young Adult Literature minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 320Modern English Grammar and Usage minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 305Children's Literature I minimum grade of 'C' required3
or ENG 430 Studies in Women's Literature
or ENG 450 Studies in Genre
or ENG 497 Special Topics
ENG 472Advanced British Literature minimum grade of 'C' required3
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours15
SpringSemester Credit Hours
ED 321Foundations of Education for Secondary (EL) minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 312Shakespeare and His Contemporaries minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 350Advanced Technical Writing minimum grade of 'C' required3
or ENG 340 Advanced Expository Writing (EL)
ENG 424History and Structure of the English Language minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 442Advanced American Literature (EL) minimum grade of 'C' required3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours15
SummerSemester Credit Hours
RDG 343Content Area Literacy Instruction for Secondary Students minimum grade of 'C' required3
RDG 352Comprehension and Written Expression for Upper Elementary Students minimum grade of 'C' required3
Summer Total Semester Credit Hours6
Total Third Year Semester Credit Hours36

 Fourth Year

FallSemester Credit Hours
ED 495Field-Based Co-Teaching Semester minimum grade of 'C' required3
ED 331Classroom and Behavior Management minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 445Advanced World Literature minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 491Capstone in English Studies minimum grade of 'C' required3
ENG 430Studies in Women's Literature minimum grade of 'C' required3
or ENG 305 Children's Literature I
or ENG 450 Studies in Genre
or ENG 497 Special Topics
3sch Upper Division English Elective (300 or 400 level course)3
Fall Total Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ED 496Clinical Co-Teaching Semester (EL) minimum grade of 'C' required3
SPED 418Inclusion of Students with High Support Needs in the Content Areas minimum grade of 'C' required3
Spring Total Semester Credit Hours6
Total Fourth Year Semester Credit Hours22
Minimum Semester Credit Hours for Degree120

NOTE: All courses in the major, ED, RDG, SPED  and Professional Development Courses must be completed with a grade of 'C' or higher.

NOTE: A minimum of 46 upper division hours (300 and 400 level courses) are required for this degree.  Resident credit totaling 25% of the hours is required for the degree.  A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in three areas for graduation: Overall GPA, Institutional GPA, and Major GPA.