Minor in English/Secondary

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The English Secondary minor is intended for students who want to teach English in grades 5-12. In this program, you’ll get an introduction to fiction and study teaching methods, grammar, composition, and Shakespeare. You’ll also choose from a variety of electives that cover topics in literature.

Curriculum & Requirements

English or English/Secondary Minor/Add-on Endorsement

This undergraduate minor satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.
This add-on endorsement is for post-baccalaureates students who currently possess a Washington State Teaching Certificate.

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

Required Courses
ENGL 270INTRODUCTION TO FICTION5
or ENGL 273 CRITICAL METHODOLOGIES
ENGL 271INTRODUCTION TO POETRY5
ENGL 350SHAKESPEARE5
ENGL 486INTEGRATED ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS I (required grade ≥B)5
ENGL 487INTEGRATED ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS II (required grade ≥B)5
Choose one of the following5
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE I
SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE II
BRITISH LITERATURE I: BEGINNINGS THROUGH 18TH CENTURY
BRITISH LITERATURE II: ROMANTICISM TO THE PRESENT
WORLD LITERATURES
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 WMST5
Total Credits40

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