Bachelor of Arts in English-English Language Arts

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 58 hours

Christian Literacy – 17 hours

Lower Level Courses – 8 hours
  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI Lower Bible Elective – 2 hours
Upper Level Courses – 9 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • BI Upper Bible Elective – 3 hours

Western Cultural Heritage Literacy – 9 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Heritage I or Western Civ or World History – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Heritage III or English Lit or World Lit – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage or US History I – 3 hours

Mathematics – 3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Math (or higher) – 3 hours

Science – 8 hours

  • BIO 1300/1100 Introduction to Biology with lab – 4 hours
  • Physical Science or Chemistry or Physics Course with lab – 4 hours

Humanities – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

Foreign Language or ESOL  – 6 hours

Other – 9 hours

  • PY 3310 Child and Adolescent Psych – 3 hours
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
  • FAFE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Capstone – 1 hour

Professional/Teaching Field Requirements – 78 hours

Professional Studies Certification Requirements* – 35 hours

  • ED 2020 Introduction to Education * – 0 hours
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education * – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom* – 3 hours
  • ED 3316 Reading in Content Areas – 3 hours
  • ED 3340 Exceptional Learner * – 3 hours
  • ED 4229 Materials and Methods – 3 hours
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  • PY 3380 Educational Psychology * – 3 hours
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4999 6-12 Internship in the school – 9 hours

English with Language Arts Teaching Field Requirements* – 43 hours

  • EH 1242/1142 Beginning News – 3 hours
  • EH 1303 Speech – 3 hours
  • EH 3300 Creative Writing – 3 hours
  • EH 3301 Advanced Composition – 3 hours
  • EH 3345 Young Adult Literature – 3 hours
  • EH 3365 American Writers Since 1800 – 3 hours
  • EH 3375 British Writers Since 1800 – 3 hours
  • EH 4129 Materials and Methods – 1 hour
  • EH 4301 Literary Criticism – 3 hours
  • EH 4313 Shakespeare – 3 hours
  • EH 4351 Study English Language – 3 hours
  • EH 4365 World Literature – 3 hours
  • EH 4325 Studies in the Novel – 3 hours
  • EH 4333 Chaucer and Medieval Studies – 3 hours
  • TH 2330 Acting I – 3 hours

Total Hours – 136 hours

*May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education program.

** The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant 6 semester hours of college level credit.

Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.

Last updated on 9/4/15.