English Education Major

Students seeking certification to teach high-school English must take 33 credit hours of English courses above the ENGL 110-111 level.

These courses are required:

  • ENGL 208 Introduction to Literary Criticism & Theory OR ENGL 213 Research Methods
  • ENGL 219 Studies in Linguistics
  • ENGL 313 Adolescent Literature
  • ENGL 350 Shakespeare
  • ENGL 381 Teaching of Composition
  • ENGL 420 Senior Capstone in English

Three courses selected from

  • ENGL 201 Survey of English Literature I
  • ENGL 202 Survey of English Literature II
  • ENGL 203 Survey of World Literature I
  • ENGL 206 Survey of American Literature I
  • ENGL 207 Survey of American Literature II
  • ENGL 209 African American Literature

One pre-1900 literature course as designated in the catalog

One post-1900 multicultural literature course selected from the following:

  • ENGL 322 Women’s Literature
  • ENGL 324 Women’s World Literature
  • ENGL 334 Southern Women’s Writing
  • ENGL 338 American Identities
  • ENGL/FILM 341 Postcolonial Literature and Film
  • ENGL/FILM 343 Modern Chinese Literature and Film
  • ENGL 345 Holocaust Literature
  • ENGL 347 Southern Jewish Literature

Students should complete all other courses required for teacher certification and meet the criteria for acceptance into the Teacher Education Program. These required courses include the following

  • EDUC 201 Introduction to Education
  • EDUC 350 Literacy Technology and Instruction
  • EDUC 371 Meeting the Needs of All Learners: Exceptional and Diverse
  • EDUC 391 Practicum I
  • EDUC 392 Practicum II
  • EDUC 393 Practicum III
  • EDSD 301 Principles and Philosophies of Education
  • EDSD 302 Methods and Materials of High School Teaching
  • EDSD 394 Practicum in Classroom Management & Organization
  • EDSD 400 Directed Teaching in Second School Education: Observation/Assessment
  • EDSD 401 Directed Teaching in Second School Education: Planning
  • EDSD 402 Directed Teaching in Second School Education: Teaching
  • EDSD 403 Reading in the Secondary School
  • PSYC 201 Introductory Psychology
  • PSYC 213 Adolescent Psychology

Please contact PC’s Education department or Mr. Robert Stutts for further information.