Elementary Endorsement in English
(For elementary education majors who want a subject specialty in English)
Requires a minimum of 12 credits of elementary student teaching (EDU413).
|EDU 345 - Language Learning and Reading Disabilities|
This course focuses on learning oral language and the implications that has for learning written language. A major part of the course is devoted to designing effective remedial education programs for Title I and special education. Special attention is paid to early intervention programs. This is an upper level course, designed for students completing reading and special education endorsements.Prerequisites: EDU326 and 343.(3 credits)
|EDU 347 - Reading in the Content Area|
This course addresses skills necessary in teaching students to read in social studies, math, science, and other content areas. This course offers strategies for vocabulary, comprehension, study skills, writing, assessment, and more. (2 credits)
|COM 360 - Film Aesthetics and Criticism|
No course description available.
|ENG 184 - College Writing*|
An introduction to academic writing, emphasizing the writing process. Students learn strategies for pre-writing, drafting, and revising of expository essays. The course includes analysis of model essays and discussion of model essays and an introduction to research-based writing. (4 credits)
|ENG 277 - Teaching Literature to Adolescents|
A study of and practice in the teaching of literature, especially literature appropriate for young adults, with the goal of preparing students to teach English in junior high and high school. Topics: selecting literature, eliciting response, oral interpretation, integrating the language arts, and assessment. Prerequisite: ENG220. ENG292 is also recommended. (2 credits, alternate years, consult department)
|ENG 290 - The Art of the Essay|
A study of some of the best contemporary American non-fiction writing on such subjects as politics, the arts, religion, natural science and medicine. Students write on similar topics and develop their own style by emulating such models.Prerequisites: sophomore class standing and ENG184 or ACT English score of 30 or above (SAT 680 or higher), or permission of instructor.(2 credits)
|THE 112 - Performance Studies|
An introduction to the use of performance as a means of interpreting, analyzing and celebrating literature, and as a tool for experiencing cultural diversity and enacting social change. By providing training in the principles and techniques of performing various genres of literature before an audience, this course seeks to expand students' understanding of the relationships between text and performer, performer and audience, and written and oral forms of literature. Assignments include solo and group performances from poetry, narrative fiction and oral history.(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
|Choose one course: 4|
|ENG 346 - American Literature I|
A study of prose and poetry in the United States from America's beginnings through the end of the Civil War. The course will focus on the works of Colonial and Romantic writers and the literatures of Native and African Americans. Special attention will be given to defining the qualities and concerns that make this literature distinctively "American."Prerequisite: ENG220.(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
|ENG 347 - American Literature II|
A study of prose and poetry in the United States from the Civil War until the present. The course will study works by realists (including regionalists) and modernists, as well as contemporary writers.Prerequisite: ENG220.(4 credits, alternate years, consult department)
|Total credits required: 24|
* Students with an English ACT score of 30 or above may substitute one advanced writing course (chosen from ENG288, 290, 294, 296, 297 or 380).