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Education

M.A.T. with English Certification

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Professional Education Courses Required for Certification

  • EDUC 502.2 Intro. to the Education of English Language Learners
  • EDUC 507 Culture, Community & Diversity: Intro. to Critical Pedagogy (40 hour Stage 1 & 2 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 503 Student Development & Instructional Design (40 hour Stage 1&2 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 534 Including Students with Disabilities 
  • EDUC 530.2 Computer Technology in the Classroom
  • EDUC 540 Reflective Teaching (40 hour Stage 3 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 560 Curriculum and Instruction in English (110 hr Stage 3 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 575-7 Student Teaching 
  • EDUC 578 Seminar in Secondary Student Teaching

English Courses Required for Certification

  • ENGL 225 Introduction to English Studies (writing intensive)
  • ENGL 221 The English Language
  • ENGL 230 Public Speaking

A major writer course (one of two required)

  • ENGL 330 Shakespeare 
  • ENGL 350 Chaucer

A literary genre course (one of eight required)

  • ENGL 232 Art of the Theatre 
  • ENGL 233 Modern Drama &Theatre;
  • ENGL 234 American Drama & Theatre 
  • ENGL 320 The Art of Poetry;
  • ENGL 343 Am. Fiction after WWII 
  • ENGL 360 Dram. Lit.& Moral Life 1580-1642;
  • ENGL 353 The British Novel  
  • ENGL 361 Dram. Lit.& Moral Life 1875-Present

An American literary period course (one of three required)

  • ENGL 340 American Lit.1800-1865
  • ENGL 341 American Realism;
  • ENGL 342 20th-C. American Lit. to 1950

A British literary period course (one of five required)

  • ENGL 240 Post-Colonial Literature 
  • ENGL 351 Brit. Renaissance & Neoclassicism
  • ENGL 352 British Literature 1780-1830 
  • ENGL 354 20th-C. British Literature
  • ENGL 355 Lit. & Culture of Medieval Britain

The study of writing (one required) 

  • ENGL 211 Creative Nonfiction;
  • ENGL 212 Intro. to Creative Writing 
  • ENGL 215 Rhetoric and/of Narrative

PLUS: One elective course unit in English (consult with Advisor)

Note: Students must take at least three courses at the 300 level. One of the two period courses must be pre-twentieth century. One general literature course (ENGL 101, 102, 103, 104, or 105) may be used by Secondary English majors to satisfy the elective requirement for the major. The capstone experience is met by Student Teaching.