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(Archive) Secondary Education English (EDENG)

Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

Secondary Education English (EDENG) - (ARCHIVE)


This interdisciplinary major prepares students for careers in teaching English/humanities in the secondary school or for graduate school. The students' program must meet the minimum requirements established by the Pennsylvania department of Education for Instructional Level I Certification in Communications/ English. (See also Teacher Education Programs.) Students must have at least two courses each in British and American Literature to qualify for the certificate and at least one of each must be at the junior/senior level. Students should expect to take the majority of their courses in literature or English if they expect to be competitive in the workplace.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

Semesters 1-4 completed at another location.

ELECTIVES: 8 credits (Sem: 1-8)


Humanities Core Courses (9 credits)
HUM 311 (3), 312 (3), 313 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

Humanities Distribution Courses (24 credits)

Prescribed Courses (12 credits)
ENLSH 310 (3), 402 (3), LIT 315 (3), 429 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from LIT 470, 475, or 477 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from LIT 480, 482, 485, or 487 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from THTRE or HCOMM (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from AFRAS, AMSTD, C ART, C HIS, C MUS, ENLSH, HCOMM, LIT, PHLOS, THTRE (Sem: 5-8)

Education Courses (27 credits)
EDUC 313 (2), 314 (3), 315 (3), 322 (3), 416 (3), 435 (1), 395 (12) (Sem: 5-8)

Additional Courses (9 credits)
Select 3 credits of 100-200 level courses from AAA S, AM ST, ANTH, ECON, GEOG, H DEV, HIST, ITAG, INTST, INT U, HD FS, MN EC, PL SC, R SOC, SPCOM, SOC, SO SC, WMNST, HSTRY, LATAM, POLSC, S T S, ECNS, PSY, PSYCH (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6 credits from ENGL 002 (3), 003 (3), 129 (3), 133 (3), 134 (3), 135 (3), 139 (3), 221 (3), 222 (3), 231 (3), 232 (3) (Sem: 1-4)

The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 9/3/98



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