2018-19 Degree Plan

Secondary Education (Communicative Arts Concentration), BAED

College of Education: Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Mathematics Core Course 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Fine Arts Core Course 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core Course 4 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Mathematics Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 47 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Writing and Speaking Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core Course 4 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 62 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LLSS 321: School and Society 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 80 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDPY 303: Human Growth and Develoment 3 C
*MSET 365: Technology Integration for Effective Instruction 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 95 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*LLSS 469: ESL Across the Content Areas 3 C
Second Language Core Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
^Language Arts Concentration Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 110 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*SPCD 489: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education 3 C
*EDUC 438: Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Field 3 C
*EDUC 362: Teaching Experience I 3 C
*EDUC 450: Issues in Secondary Education 3 C
*LLSS 436: Teaching of English 3 C
  • EDUC 362, EDUC 450 and LLSS 436 are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 125 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDUC 462: Student Teaching 9 CR
*EDUC 464: Student Teaching Seminar 3 C
*EDPY 310: Learning and the Classroom 3 C
  • EDUC 462 and EDUC 464 are offered in spring only.
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Language Arts Concentration Courses: 1) 6cr of World Literature- Choose from: ENGL 292, 293, 330, 331, 332, 333, *334, 335, 336, 337; 2) 6cr of American Literature- Choose from: ENGL 296 or 297, and 460 or 461 or 462 or 463; 3) 3cr of Shakespeare- Choose from: ENGL 352 or 353; 4) 3cr of Perspectives on Literature- Choose from: ENGL 264, 265, 281, 364, 365, 381; 5) 3cr of Grammar- ENGL 240; 6) 6cr of Writing- LLSS 430, and ENGL 219 or 224 or 324; 7) 3cr of Communication and Journalism- Choose from: CJ 225, 323, 327, 331; 8) 3cr of Non-Print Media- CJ 110 or MA 110; 9) 3cr of Intercultural Communication- CJ 314; 10) 3cr of Books for Young Adults- LLSS 450; 11) 3cr of Co-Curricular Perspectives- Choose from: CJ 171L, 344, 374; MA 330; THEA 419

  • ^Concentraiton-Teaching Field GPA must be 2.5 or above in order to qualify for student teaching.

  • *Students must achieve and maintain a "B" or better average overall in the Teaching and Learning Support and Professional Education Courses in order to advance to student teaching and to complete licensure.

  • Student's must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 for admission to Secondary Education and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.