Aug 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Updates 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Updates

English, Combined English, B.A. & Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


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SPECIAL APPLICATION PROCESS REQUIRED

 

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General Education Requirements


Competencies

Competencies must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits.

Basic College Mathematics

Reading Comprehension

General Education Categories (34-35 credits total)

FYS, W-I, and OC courses must be completed within the student’s first 30 credits. Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines. First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements. 

FYS

First Year Seminar (Required of all freshmen and transfers with fewer than 15 transfer credits) 3 credits

W-I

Written Communication Level I 3 credits

OC

Oral Communication 3 credits
PGR Personal Growth and Responsibility 3 credits
CEA Creative Expression and Appreciation 3 credits
HP The Human Past 3 credits
CS Contemporary Society 3 credits
WC World Cultures 3 credits
#SR Scientific Reasoning Laboratory Course 4 credits
Any Scientific Reasoning Course 3-4 credits
QR Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits

  Written Communication (Level II and Level III) and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice

Courses taken for Written Communication Level II, Level III and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply.  Credits will be counted in the area where they apply.

W-II Written Communication - Level II
W-III Written Communication - Level III
DPDS Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice

       Students may choose to use support courses to satisfy general education categories, but may not be required to do so.  Note:  If a course is used to satisfy two or more requirements (for example, a support course and Scientific Reasoning requirement), the credits are counted in only one place.  Using a course to satisfy more than one requirement does not reduce the credit total required for graduation.  

       Courses used to satisfy the general education requirements of the university must be taken from a minimum of six different academic disciplines.  First Year Seminar and Level I Written Communications courses are exempt from this restriction.  Courses may not be used to fulfill both major discipline and general education requirements.

#       These Scientific Reasoning General Education Category courses do not have to be a sequence or be from the same discipline.

        Level II and Level III Written Communications courses and Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice may be used to satisfy requirements anywhere else in a student’s program of study where they may apply.  The credits are counted only in one area.

♦        General Education categories to be completed with the first 30 credits. Exceptions in the timing of these courses will be made for transfer students.

 

Courses in Major (42 credits total)


At least one course must be an English department W-III designated writing course.

II. National/Postnational Courses (9 credits)


British and Anglophone Pre-19th Century

  • ENL ____ Elective

United States and the Americas Pre-20th Century

  • ENL ____ Elective

Postnational 20th and 21st Century Literatures
 

III. Genre, Major/Minor Author, Period, Topic (3 credits)


  • ENL ____ _____________________

IV. English Dept. Writing Course 300 Level or above (3 credits)


  • ENL ____ _____________________

V. Approaches to Language Literature & Writing (6 credits)


  • ENL ____ Elective
  • ENG 776  Linguistics for Lang. Teachers

VI. ESL Foundational Courses (9 credits)


  • ENG 771 Sociolinguistics
  • ENG 770N Content & Culture-Teach ESOL
  • ENG/EDS 792 Intro to TESOL Methods

VII. English Electives (6 credits)


  • ENL ____ _____________________
  • ENL ____ _____________________

4th Year Summer (3 graduate credits total)


  • ENG/EDS 728 TESOL Methods for PK-12
    OR
  • ENG/EDS 722 Methods of Teach ESOL Varied Context

5th Year Fall (9 graduate credits total)


  • ENG/EDS 778N Assessment of ELLs
  • ENG/EDS 839   Research in Teaching ESOL
  • ENG 859 Teaching Grammar to ELLs

5th Year Spring (6 graduate credits total)


  • EDS 779   Seminar in Teaching ESL
  • EDS 776N Practicum in Teachi
    OR
  • ENG/EDS 796F Field Exper. in Teaching ESL

Minor (Educational Studies): 15 credits


  • EDC 115  OR EEC 105  or 100 level Education course
  • EDC 400  OR EEC 250  
  • EDS 793 Second Language Acquisition
  • EDU 717 OR EDU 810 or EDU 837
  • EDS 799 Teaching Reading, Writing & Vocabulary to ELLs

Foreign Language (0-12 credits total)


  • ____ 101   Foreign Language -  Level I
  • ____ 102   Foreign Language -  Level II
  • ____ 201   Foreign Language  - Level III
  • ____ 202   Foreign Language  - Level IV

 

Free Electives (13 credits total)


May be necessary to take additional credits to attain the minimum 120 credits required for graduation depending on choices made for general education or minor selection.

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Total credits for graduation: 120 The additional credits listed above are required for graduate degree:138


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