The English Education Minor provides students with an understanding of how to effectively teach reading and writing to people of any age from diverse backgrounds, and to critically read the world around them, including popular culture, social media, and current events.
The minor also gives students an opportunity to develop their knowledge of Shakespeare, Young Adult Literature and Multicultural Literature, and to refine their own critical interpretation and creative writing skills in those courses devoted to literature and composition.
ENG190 Introduction to Literary Interpretation
ENG200 Field Work in Secondary English Education
ENG309 Teaching and Evaluating Writing or ENG307 Teaching and Tutoring Writing
ENG311 Methods of Teaching Language
ENG317 Shakespeare for Future Teachers or ENG 315 Shakespeare 1 or ENG 316 Shakespeare 2
ENG354 Ethnic American Minority Literatures
ENG461Young Adult Literature
For the minor, students choose 7 courses (21 credit hours) with an adviser or with the English Education Program Coordinator.
This minor is designed for undergraduates who have an interest in the field of education, particularly language arts education, but who are not preparing to become certified K-12 classroom teachers.
These students would include:
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