2017-2018 Catalog


Secondary Education B.A. with a Concentration in English

 

Curriculum

College Core Curriculum (31-44)

English (3-8 credits)

Refer to the English section of the Core Curriculum

Study and Technology Skills (0-2 credits)

Refer to the Study and Technology Skills section of the Core Curriculum

Mathematics (3-5 credits)

Refer to the Mathematics section of the Core Curriculum

Natural Sciences (7-8 credits)

Refer to the Natural Sciences section of the Core Curriculum

Social Sciences (3 credits)

Refer to the Social Sciences section of the Core Curriculum

Fine Arts (3 credits)

Refer to the Fine Arts section of the Core Curriculum

Humanities (6 credits)

Refer to the Humanities section of the Core Curriculum

Select one course from:
COM 101Oral Communication

3.00

ENG 271Introduction to Shakespeare

3.00

THTR 100Introduction to the Theatre

3.00

Select one course from:
ENG 231World Literature I

3.00

ENG 232World Literature II

3.00

ENG 235Survey of English Literature

3.00

ENG 236Survey of English Literature II

3.00

ENG 241Survey of American Literature I

3.00

ENG 242Survey of American Literature II

3.00

Constitution (3-6 credits)

Refer to the Constitution section of the Core Curriculum

Cultural Diversity (3 credits)

Refer to the Cultural Diversity section of the Core Curriculum

Major Requirements (86)

Required Classes (18 credits)

ENG 298Writing About Literature

3.00

ENG 303Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism

3.00

ENG 401AAdvanced Composition

3.00

COM 250News Gathering and Writing

3.00

ENG 211Introduction to Linguistics

3.00

ENG 411BPrinciples of Modern Grammar

3.00

Additional English Requirements (24 credits)

24 credits total must be completed in English requirements; 12 credits in History and 12 credits in Emerging
Areas of Literary Study.

At least 15 credits of English requirements must be from 300 or 400 level courses.

A class can only count towards one group, even if it appears in more than one group below.
History (12 credits)
A. Ancient Literature (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 231World Literature I

3.00

ENG 484AThe Bible as Literature

3.00

B. Medieval and Renaissance Literature (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 235Survey of English Literature

3.00

ENG 432AChaucer

3.00

ENG 434AShakespeare: Tragedies

3.00

ENG 434BShakespeare: Comedy and History

3.00

ENG 440AMedieval English Literature

3.00

ENG 449ABritish Literature I

3.00

C. 17th-19th Century Literature (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 232World Literature II

3.00

ENG 241Survey of American Literature I

3.00

ENG 436AMajor Figures in American Literature

3.00

ENG 444AThe Romantic Movement

3.00

ENG 445AThe Victorian Period

3.00

Note: ENG 436A (if topic is 1700-1900)
D. 20th and 21st Century Literature - American Literature (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 436AMajor Figures in American Literature

3.00

ENG 450AStudies in 20th Century Literature

3.00

ENG 451BAmerican Literature II

3.00

ENG 462EContemporary American Poetry

3.00

ENG 494ANative American Literature

3.00

ENG 495CAfrican-American Literature

3.00

Note: ENG 436A (if topic is 1900-)
Emerging Areas of Literary Study (12 credits)
A. Literature and Visual Media (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 277Introduction to the Graphic Novel

3.00

ENG 476B/FIS 494History of the American Film

3.00

ENG 477A/FIS 495Film and Literature

3.00

ENG 477C/FIS 497Genre Studies in Film

3.00

B. Genre Studies (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 205Introduction to Creative Writing, Fiction, and Poetry

3.00

ENG 226Memoir and Autobiography

3.00

ENG 434AShakespeare: Tragedies

3.00

ENG 434BShakespeare: Comedy and History

3.00

ENG 473CContemporary American Novel

3.00

ENG 481AComparative Literature

3.00

ENG 485Topics in Comparative Literature

3.00

ENG 495CAfrican-American Literature

3.00

ENG 496AThemes in Modern Chicano Literature

3.00

ENG 496CTopics in Middle Eastern Literature

3.00

ENG 497ATopics in Multicultural Literature

3.00

C. Postcolonialism, Imperialism, Transnational Studies (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 485AAsian Literature

3.00

ENG 486AStudies in Post-colonial Literature and Theory

3.00

ENG 494ANative American Literature

3.00

ENG 496AThemes in Modern Chicano Literature

3.00

ENG 496CTopics in Middle Eastern Literature

3.00

ENG 497ATopics in Multicultural Literature

3.00

D. Gender, Race, and Sexuality (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 427AWomen and Literature

3.00

ENG 490AGender and Sexual Identity in Literature

3.00

Secondary Education Courses (44 credits)

EDU 210Nevada School Law

2.00

EDU 214Preparing Teachers to Use Technology

3.00

EDU 250Foundations of Education

3.00

PSY 307Principles of Educational Psychology

3.00

EDRL 471Language Acquisition Development and Learning

3.00

EDSC 321Secondary Pedagogy I

3.00

EDSP 411Student with Disabilities in General Education Settings

3.00

EDSP 432Parent Involvement and Family Engagement for Students with/without Disabilities

3.00

The following courses require program admission:
EDRL 451BContent Area Literacy Secondary

3.00

EDSC 408Classroom Management Secondary

3.00

EDSC 433Teaching Secondary English

3.00

EDSC 483Secondary Supervised Teaching Internship

12.00

Summary of credit requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education with a concentration in English

College Core Curriculum

31-44


Major Core Requirements

86


Electives

0-3


Total Credits

120