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    English Education Minor

    Writing minor restriction

    (Teacher certification programs: early adolescence-adolescence, early childhood-adolescence, or middle childhood-early adolescence)

    22-23 credits

    Language/linguistics
    Select three credits of the following:3
    Prose Style and Editing
    History of the English Language
    Introduction to Linguistics
    Modern English Grammars
    Language Study for Teachers
    Linguistics and Literature
    Topics in Linguistics
    Writing
    ENG 433Introduction to Teaching Writing3
    Select three credits of the following:3
    Advanced Composition
    Writing in the Arts and Humanities
    Creative Writing
    Writing in Education
    Writing for Management, Public Relations and the Professions
    Technical Writing
    Writing in the Sciences
    Literature
    ENG 301Foundations for Literary Studies4
    ENG 341Pedagogical Approaches to Young Adult Literature3
    Select three credits of the following:3
    Shakespeare I
    Shakespeare II
    Early American Literature
    Nineteenth Century American Literature
    American Literature After 1900
    All students must take one of the following: the certification course (four credits) or an elective (three credits)3-4
    Certification: required for students seeking early adolescence-adolescence (EA-A) certifcation
    Teaching and Learning English in the Secondary School
    Electives: select three credits from the following
    Intermediate Topics in Literature
    Advanced Composition
    Writing in the Arts and Humanities
    Creative Writing
    Writing in Education
    Writing for Management, Public Relations and the Professions
    Technical Writing
    Writing in the Sciences
    Critical Theory
    Prose Style and Editing
    Grant Writing
    Journalism and New Media
    Literary Journal Production and Publication
    Reporting and Copy Editing
    Feature and Specialized Writing
    Publishing in a Digital Age
    History of the English Language
    Introduction to Linguistics
    Modern English Grammars
    Introduction to Rhetoric and Writing Studies
    Language Study for Teachers
    Introduction to Professional Writing
    The Rhetorics of Style
    Linguistics and Literature
    The Essay
    Creative Nonfiction
    The Novel
    The Short Story
    Studies in Film Literature
    Drama
    European Literature in Translation
    World Literature
    Old and Middle English Literature
    English Renaissance
    Shakespeare I
    Shakespeare II
    Restoration and 18th Century British Literature
    19th Century British Literature
    British Literature After 1900
    Early American Literature
    Nineteenth Century American Literature
    American Literature After 1900
    Literature of American Ethnic and Minority Cultures
    American Indian Literature
    Latino Literature in English
    Women Authors
    Individual Projects
    Topics in Critical Theory
    Seminar in Advanced Fiction Writing
    Seminar in Advanced Poetry Writing
    Chinese Discourse
    Topics in Linguistics
    Literature and Environmental Action
    Forms of Fiction
    Forms of Poetry
    Seminar in British Literature
    Chaucer
    Milton
    British Romanticism (1770-1830)
    Victorian Poets
    Post-Colonial Anglophone Literatures
    Seminar in American Literature
    American Romanticism
    American Realism
    Fiction and Nonfiction of Richard Wright
    African American Essay and Short Story
    20th Century African American Novels
    Seminar in Literature and Culture
    Advanced Study of Women's Literature
    Advanced Topics in Literature
    Advanced Study of Major Authors
    Seminar in Rhetoric and Writing Studies
    Total Credits22-23

    Courses listed in more than one category may be counted only once.

    Additional teacher education requirements are listed in the STEP program core.