Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

English, BA


Major Requirements


Recommended Sequence of Courses: http://www.transy.edu/academics/programs/sequences/english

12 course units, including:

Period Courses


4 3000-level period courses, to include:

Pre-Eighteenth-Century


1 course from the following:

Eighteenth-Century


1 course from the following:

Nineteenth-Century


1 course from the following:

Additional Requirements


  • 2 additional literary period courses
  • 2 English elective courses
  • ENG 4504 - Capstone Seminar 
  • All courses beyond the 1000 level should be chosen in careful consultation with an English program advisor.

*For students wishing to develop an overview of literature from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, it is strongly recommended that they satisfy the above major pattern by including the following cluster: ENG 2474 - Survey of British Literature I , to be taken in the sophomore year, and at least two 3000-level period courses from the "pre-eighteenth-century" list.

Students aiming for graduate study should acquire a reading knowledge of one foreign language, some acquaintance with its literature and at least some knowledge of a second foreign language.

Secondary Certification (8-12): Education Minor Requirements


All students pursuing high school teaching credentials must fulfill the requirements for the Education Minor in Secondary Certification. See each teaching discipline major (Biology , Chemistry , English, History  and Mathematics ) for the requirements for high school teaching certification in these areas.

Students who are enrolled in Supervised Teaching in their 9th consecutive regular term are charged at the reduced fee amount as specified in University Fee Schedule rather than the full-time tuition rate.

To become certified to teach English, students must complete the following:

English Major

Education Minor for Secondary Certification

Required Courses


Completion of Education Minor for Secondary Certification (8-12) for Teaching English requires:

Allied Courses


Students must also take the following:

Note(s)


Students must also note the following:

From the selection of English courses, one must address women's literature and one ethnic literature.

It is strongly recommended that one pair of Area IV courses be in Writing, Rhetoric, and Communication.

Students should consult with the appropriate academic advisors in the education program to ensure that state certification and general education requirements are fulfilled.

Students must secure majors in appropriate disciplines as listed in the Catalog and be approved by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Students who are enrolled in Supervised Teaching in their 9th consecutive regular term are charged at the reduced fee amount as specified in University Fee Schedule rather than the full-time tuition rate.