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English Concentrations

English as a Second Academic Concentration for Elementary Education and Special Education Majors

Required: minimum of 18 semester hours

The department also offers an 18-hour second academic concentration in English that meets requirements for Elementary Education and Special Education (School of Education) and certain other University programs in education. Consult with your major advisor or with the Director of Undergraduate Studies in English. Education students who are required to complete another approved concentration in a basic academic discipline, must fulfill the following requirements (18 s.h.) for a second academic concentration in English.

  1. Required core courses (9 s.h.)—three courses from the following: ENG 211, 212, 251, 252
  2. Either 321 or 262 or 302 for 3 s.h.
  3. Two (2) electives at the 200 or 300 level for 6 s.h.

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English as a Second Academic Concentration for Middle Grades Education Majors

Required: minimum of 27 semester hours

Middle Grades Education majors must fulfill the following requirements (27 semester hours) for a second academic concentration in English. Consult with your major advisor or with the Director of Undergraduate Studies in English.

  1. English and American Literature (9 s.h.), three courses from the following: ENG 211, 212, 251, 252
  2. Language and Writing (6 s.h.): ENG 321 and 322
  3. Expressive Writing (3 s.h.), one course from the following: ENG 221, 223, 225, 323, 325, 326
  4. Literature (6 s.h.), two courses chosen from English courses at the 200 or 300 level, in consultation with major advisor, from the following: ENG 332, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 360, 372, 381, 510, 537, 539, 540, 541, 542, 561, 315, 331, 333, 344, 345, 346, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 355, 358, 359, 372, 373, 374, 376, 377, 378, 379, 382.
  5. Elective (3 s.h.), chosen from literature or writing courses at the 200 or 300 level (items 3 and 4 above), in consultation with major advisor