Teaching Minor


Secondary Education Teaching Minor Endorsement
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Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Education

Department of Teacher Education

Requirements for the Disciplinary Teaching Minors

1. All of the following courses (9 credits):
ENG 210 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
ENG 302 Introduction to English Language Studies 3
ENG 308 Readings in Literature for Young Adults 3
2. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
ENG 280 Introduction to Literary Theories 3
FLM 230 Introduction to Film 4
3. One of the following courses (4 credits):
ENG 320A Methodologies of Literary History: Genre 3
ENG 320B Methodologies of Literary History: Region, School, or Movement 3
ENG 320C Methodologies of Literary History: Canon Formation 3
4. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
ENG 360 Studies in Postcolonial and Diaspora Literature (W) 3
ENG 362 Studies in Modern/Contemporary Literature (W) 3
ENG 364 Studies in 18th-/19th-Century Literature (W) 3
ENG 368 Studies in Medieval/Early Modern Literature (W) 3
ENG 408 Critical Literacies and Communities 4
5. At least one additional 300-400 level ENG course (3 or 4 credits).
Students pursuing secondary certification may not use ENG 490 or 493 to meet this requirement. Students may substitute TE 448 Issues of Diversity in Children's and Adolescent Literature, to fulfill this requirement.
6. Both of the following courses (2 credits):
TE 409 Crafting Teaching Practice in the Secondary Teaching Minor 1
TE 503 Internship in Teaching Diverse Learners in Additional Endorsement Areas 1
Total 23 to 26