2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

English Teaching Major

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(70 credits)

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Learning Outcomes  

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

*Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and Indiana State Board of Education. For more information click http://caepnet.org


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

Shared English Major Core (15 Credits):

English Teaching Core (21 credits):

Professional Education Courses Taught in the College of Arts and Sciences (4 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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This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA. Students who are admitted to the University in good standing and who have satisfactorily completed all prerequisites may apply for admission to the educator preparation program BCP I. The program admission requirements and program progression may be found at the Education Student Services web site, https://www.indstate.edu/education/ess


Fall 1st Year

Spring 1st Year

Fall 3rd Year

Spring 3rd Year

  • 3 Credits (Critical Course)
  • 3 Credits
  • ENG 324 - Fiction Writing Workshop 

    Choose one Language class OR one Advanced British Literature Elective

    ENG 310: Grammar for Teachers and Writers - 3 Credits


    ENG 410: History of the English Language - 3 Credits


    ENG 460 – Shakespeare - 3 Credits


    ENG 462 – Seminar in British Lit before 1800 - 3 Credits


    ENG 463 – Seminar in British Lit after 1800 - 3 Credits

  • Elective - 3 Credits
  • Elective - 3 Credits
  • Elective - 3 Credits
  • 18 Credits

Fall 4th Year

Spring 4th Year

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