Bachelor of Arts in Education in English Education/Secondary

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In the Bachelor of Arts in Education program, you will reflectively assess your own ongoing development as teachers of English/Language Arts. You’ll also develop the skills and competence needed to meet established national standards (such as the guidelines of the National Council of Teachers of English) in content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, and professional disposition.

This major satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.

Curriculum & Requirements

English Education-Secondary, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

Note: see the Education Department for prerequisites, core requirements and additional PLOs.

Secondary Education students must complete the required Secondary Education Core and the following courses.

Recommended: HUMN 210 or HUMN 211 for partial fulfillment of their BACR in Humanities unless students have DTA degrees from an approved community college.

Specific Program Grade Requirements: Required grade minimum for each of the following courses is ≥C. Please note the following exceptions: ENGL 486ENGL 487 and ENGL 490 require a grade ≥B.

Pre-Major Requirements
ENGL 271
ENGL 270
INTRODUCTION TO POETRY
and INTRODUCTION TO FICTION
10
or ENGL 273 CRITICAL METHODOLOGIES
Required Courses
ENGL 347WORLD LITERATURES5
ENGL 350SHAKESPEARE5
ENGL 360LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USE5
Choose one of the following American Literature Courses5
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE I
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE II
Choose one of the following British Literature Courses5
BRITISH LITERATURE I: BEGINNINGS THROUGH 18TH CENTURY
BRITISH LITERATURE II: ROMANTICISM TO THE PRESENT
Required Methods–required grade ≥B
ENGL 486INTEGRATED ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS I5
ENGL 487INTEGRATED ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS II5
Required Seminar–choose one of the following5
SEMINAR IN LITERATURE I: MAJOR AUTHORS
SEMINAR IN LITERATURE II: STUDIES IN GENRE
SEMINAR IN LITERATURE III: LITERARY ERAS
SEMINAR IN LITERATURE IV: SPECIAL TOPICS
Elective–choose one upper-division ENGL course5
Electives–check with advisor and choose from approved courses in the following subject codes: AAST, CHST, CRWR, DSST, ENGL, ESLG, FILM, IDST, JRNM, RCST, SOWK, TCOM, THTR, or WMST10
Required Senior Capstone–required grade ≥B
ENGL 490SENIOR CAPSTONE (please see your advisor for availability and the appropriate section)5
Total Credits70

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BAE in English Education-Secondary from EWU should be able to do the following:

  • demonstrate their competence in established national standards (such as the guidelines of the National Council of Teachers of English) in content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and professional disposition;
  • reflectively assess their own ongoing development as teachers of English/Language Arts.

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