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    English Education Minor

    Writing minor restriction

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

    19-23 credits

    Language/linguistics
    Select three credits of the following:3
    History of the English Language
    Introduction to Linguistics
    Modern English Grammars: Analysis of Language 2
    Language Study for Teachers
    Topics in Linguistics
    Writing
    ENG  306Writing in Education3
    Select three credits of the following:3
    Writing in the Arts and Humanities
    Creative Writing
    Writing for Management, Public Relations and the Professions
    Technical Writing
    Writing in the Sciences
    Prose Style and Editing
    Reporting and Copy Editing
    Feature and Specialized Writing
    Creative Nonfiction
    Introduction to Teaching Writing
    Literature
    ENG  301Foundations for Literary Studies4
    ENG  341Adolescent Literature3
    Select three credits of the following:3
    Intermediate Topics in Literature
    The Essay
    The Novel
    The Short Story
    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
    Literature and Environmental Action
    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
    Certification 1
    ENG  405Teaching and Learning English in the Secondary School4
    Total Credits19-23
    1

    required only for those seeking early adolescence-adolescence certification

    2

    Course description and title are changing starting Fall 2014. The new course description is as follows:

    ENG 332 Cr. 3
    Modern English Grammars

    An introduction to the structure of the English language, focusing primarily on its syntax. Investigation of the various grammatical functions that words perform and how those words combine to create phrases, clauses, and sentences. Development of skills for analyzing and describing English sentences. Prerequisite: ENG 110 or ENG 112. Offered Fall, Spring.

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