Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - English Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Professional Secondary Education

Degree available in Bismarck 

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who attain the B.S. in English Education will:

Upon completion of the program, students are able to enter the classroom as proficient teachers of English literature and language or to consider post-baccalaureate education for advanced degrees.

  1. Practice reading, thinking, speaking, and writing about literature and culture using literary and rhetorical skills, critical methods, and analysis.(This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, VI, and VII.)
  2. Develop a general understanding and appreciation of different literary periods, styles, and genres. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)
  3. Engage in the advanced study of American, British and world literature that builds on the material and methods learned in the introductory surveys.(This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)
  4. Gain an understanding of the history, development, and grammatical structure and conventions of English. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)
  5. Acquire understanding of adolescent literature typically included in high school curricula. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)
  6. Complete a study of English methods and pedagogy including the use of instructional technologies prior to completing the professional semester of pre-service teaching. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)
  7. Complete a capstone senior project by conducting a critical research project or producing a creative work that reflects the learning and experiences acquired in the English program. The senior project allows students to work closely with a faculty mentor in designing this capstone experience. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)

Requirements

English Education Major Courses Secondary Education

ENGL 240Masterpieces of World Literature

3

ENGL 251British Literature I

3

ENGL 252British Literature II

3

ENGL 261American Literature I

3

ENGL 262American Literature II

3

ENGL 305Writing About Literature

3

ENGL 382Adolescent Literature

3

ENGL 440Literary Criticism

3

ENGL 480Senior Project

1

SEED 490LMethods of Teaching Secondary Language Arts

3

Select one of the following:

ENGL 350Studies in American Literature

3

ENGL 355Studies in Major American Writers

3

Select one of the following:

ENGL 325Shakespeare

3

ENGL 405British Medieval Literature

3

ENGL 415British Renaissance Literature

3

ENGL 420British Restoration and 18th Century Literature

3

ENGL 425British Romantic Literature

3

ENGL 430British Victorian Literature

3

ENGL 435Modern British Literature

3

Select one of the following:

ENGL 315Structure and History of English

3

ENGL 320Modern Grammar

3

Select one of the following:

Any British literature course above 300

3

ENGL 210College Composition III

3

ENGL 211Introduction to Creative Writing

3

ENGL 213Literary Publications

3

JOUR 244Reporting/Feature Writing

3

ENGL 360Studies in Drama

3

ENGL 370Studies in Fiction

3

ENGL 380Studies in Poetry

3

 

ENGL 488Collaborative Writing and Special Projects

1-6

Three Credits Required

Total Credit Hours: 40