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Secondary Education English (EDENG) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Summer Session 2003 (Program dropped effective Fall Semester 2003)

Secondary Education English (EDENG) - Archive

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CHERI L. ROSS, Program Coordinator

This interdisciplinary major prepares students for careers in teaching English/humanities in the secondary school or for graduate school. The student´┐Żs program must meet the minimum requirements established by the Pennsylvania department of Education for Instructional Level I Certification in Communications/ English. 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.

For a B. HUM. degree in Secondary Education English a minimum of 123 credits are required.

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the Secondary Education English major requires the state's minimum GPA criteria (presently 2.5).

Change of Assignment Recommendation:
Students should generally have completed most of their General Education requirements. A limited number of 001-200 level courses are offered at Penn State Harrisburg for students who need lower division courses.

Students should request a change-of-assignment to Penn State Harrisburg during their fourth semester, to be effective for the next semester of enrollment.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 6 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 72 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (51 credits) [1]
EDUC 313(2), EDUC 314(3), EDUC 315 GI(3), EDUC 322(3), EDUC 416(3), EDUC 435(1), EDUC 490(1-12) (Sem: 5-8)
ENLSH 310(3), ENLSH 402(1-3), LIT 315(3), LIT 429(3) (Sem: 5-8)
I HUM 311(3), I HUM 312(3), I HUM 313(3) (Sem: 5-8)
C I 412W(3) (Sem: 7-8)
(At least 3 credits of Additional courses must be at the 400 level.)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (21 credits)
Select 3 credits of 001-200 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: 3 credits in American Literature and 3 credits in British Literature from the following: ENGL 002 GH(3), ENGL 003 GH(3), ENGL 129 GH(3), ENGL 133 GH(3), ENGL 134 GH(3), ENGL 135 GH;GI(3), ENGL 139 GH;GI(3), ENGL 221(3), ENGL 221W(3), ENGL 222(3), ENGL 222W(3), ENGL 231(3), ENGL 231W(3), or ENGL 232(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from AFRAS, AMSTD, C ART, C HIS, C MUS, ENLSH, HCOMM, LIT, PHLOS, THTRE (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from LIT 470, LIT 475, or ENGL 489 DF(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from LIT 480, LIT 482 DF, ENGL 434(3), or ENGL 492 DF(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from THTRE or HCOMM (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet #: 28-04-058

Review Date: 1/14/03

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