Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - English Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Professional Secondary Education

Degree available in Bismarck 

Student Learning Outcomes

By "text" we mean discourse in any form relevant to the study of English language and literature, inclusive of primary and secondary literature, essays, and historical linguistic artifacts.

Upon completion of the program requirements, a student will have the ability to:

  1. Analyze texts and their component parts, recognizing relevant ideas, concepts, theories, or practical approaches evident in the text and its historical context. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)
  2. Recognize and evaluate different methodologies and critical approaches to texts that demonstrate understanding of their social, historical, cultural, and current contexts. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, VI, and VII.)
  3. Apply different methodologies and critical approaches to texts and formulate a research question and write an analysis that interprets a text or to argue an issue from the appropriate social, historical, cultural, and current contexts. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, VI, and VII.)
  4. Locate and evaluate appropriate primary and secondary resources from a variety of formats, ethically using them to analyze texts, methodologies, and their contexts. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, V, and VI.)
  5. Edit and proofread drafts and master the current standards of English grammar and style within a given rhetorical situation. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes III, and VI.)
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in each of the ten InTASC standards. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII.)

Upon completion of this program, students are able to enter the work world or pursue graduate or professional studies. Graduates can use their skills for careers as writers for corporate enterprises, for careers as college or university instructors, or for careers in legal professions.

Requirements

English Education Major Courses Secondary Education

ENGL 240Masterpieces of World Literature

3

ENGL 250Masterpieces of British Literature

3

ENGL 260Masterpieces of American Literature

3

ENGL 280Sophomore Project

1

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

COMM 320Contemporary Communication

3

Select one of the following:

ENGL 315Structure and History of English

3

ENGL 320Modern Grammar

3

Select one of the following:

ENGL 350Studies in American Literature

3

ENGL 355Studies in Major American Writers

3

Select two of the following:

ENGL 325Shakespeare

3

ENGL 405British Medieval Literature

3

ENGL 415British Renaissance Literature

3

ENGL 420Brit Restoration & 18th Cent Literature

3

ENGL 425British Romantic Literature

3

ENGL 430British Victorian Literature

3

ENGL 435Modern British Literature

3

Select one of the following:

One additional ENGL course 200 or higher

3

Total Credit Hours: 41