2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

English Teaching Major

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(52 credits)

The English Teaching major offers specialized training for students who wish to teach English at the secondary level.


No course in the English major with a grade of less than C shall be counted toward teacher licensure.

Elective Requirements (9 credits):

  • 3 credits in American literature
  • 3 credits in British literature before 1800
  • 3 credits in British literature since 1800


All electives must be approved by an advisor in the department.

Professional Education Courses Taught in the College of Arts and Sciences (4 credits):

Foundational Studies Requirements (6 credits):

Foreign Language Recommendation:

English majors considering graduate work in English should take substantial work in at least one foreign language. French, German, and/or Latin are recommended.

Required Professional Education Taught in the Bayh College of Education (30 credits):

The following are required in the Senior High‑Junior High/Middle School Professional Education sequence described in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology.

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