BS in English/Language Arts Education Courses

A total of 123 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of Science in English/Language Arts Education. The courses you need to complete to be eligible for licensure in Indiana may change from what is presented. New requirements for licensure have been approved by the IDOE/OEEL and the governor. When new standards are developed and additional interpretations of the new licensing requirements are made, changes will be made on this website. 

General Education - 43 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra or higher
Math or science elective - 3 credit hours
Lab science elective - 4 credit hours
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
FLM 203 Film Appreciation
SS elective - 3 credit hours
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 Effective Speaking or
COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
ENG 233 Mythology
ENG 273 Creative Writing
ENG 433 Shakespeare and His Times

Additional Requirements - 1 credit hour

UE 101 University Experience

Content Requirements - 34 credit hours

ENG 363 The English Language
ENG 133 Technical Communication
ENG 453 Advanced Composition
 or ENG 303 Advanced Technical Communication
ENG 412 Writing Center Consulting
ENG 411L Writing Center Consulting Lab (taken twice)
COM 183 Writing for the Media

Literature Surveys  – 9 credit hours
Take 3 of 5

ENG 2013 British Literature I
ENG 2023 British Literature II
ENG 2113 American Literature I
ENG 2123 American Literature II
ENG 253 Reading in World Literature

Literature Electives – 9 credit hours
Take 3 of 5, or upper division literature courses approved by advisor

ENG 263 Themes in Literature
ENG 3303 The Bible as Literature
ENG 3313 Graphic Novels
ENG 423 Drama
ENG 443 poetry

Professional Education Requirements - 45 credit hours

EDU 111 Freshman Practicum
EDU 211 Sophomore Practicum
EDU 232 Educational Psychology – Middle/Secondary
EDU 301 Instructional Design Practicum
EDU 303 Instructional Design
EDU 312 Exceptional Children in Schools
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Teaching
EDU 331 Reading in the Content Area Practicum
EDU 332 Reading in the Content Area
EDU 362 Classroom Behavior & Environment
EDU 431 Practicum in Teaching – Secondary Teacher
EDU 442 Special Methods – Secondary Teacher
EDU 462 Educational Measurement
EDU 463 Educational Media and Technology
EDU 411 Middle School Practicum
EDU 412 The Middle School
EDU 422 Middle School Methods
EDU 470 Student Teaching
EDU 473 Issues in American Public Education
EDU 482 Student Teaching Seminar

 

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.