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Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts
in English
6-12 English Licensure Program
2017-2018

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY - Office of Teacher Licensure

Governor

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Christina Lyons
lyonsc@apsu.edu
931.221.7885

 

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ENGLISH TEACHING MAJOR (6-12) [80-82 Credit Hours]

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Praxis II Required Testing:  Test Code 20624 (7-12) Principles of Learning and Teaching (minimum score 155); Test Code 10041 Language, Literature & Composition:  Content Knowledge (minimum score 157) AND Test Code 20043 Language, Literature & Composition:  Pedagogy (minimum score 145).

CORE REQUIREMENTS:

See academic advisor for specific core requirements.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

Engl 3010  Studies in American Literature I (3)

Engl 3020  Studies in American Literature II (3)

Engl 3100  Studies in British Literature I (3)

Engl 3130  Studies in British Literature II (3)

Engl 3150  Shakespeare (3)

Engl 3420  The Adolescent Experience in Literature (3)

*Engl 4400  Teaching English in Secondary School (3)

Rdg 4890  Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (3) (taught through the College of Education)

One additional upper-division literature course approved by the department (3)

Select two (2):                                                                     

Ling 4010  History and Etymology of English (3)                 

Ling 4020  History of American English (3)                           

Ling 4040  Structure and Dialects of American English (3)  

Ling 4050  English Grammar and Usage (3)

 Select one (1):

 Engl 3200  Expository Writing (3)

Engl 3500  Advanced Technical Writing (3)

Engl 3600  Professional Writing & Editing (3)

Additional Requirements for Licensure and Graduation:

Engl 1100  Technical and Report Writing (3)

Foreign Language: One year of the same foreign language at the college level is required (two semesters, 6-8 hours total). 

For B.S. degree, students may satisfy the requirement with one year of elementary-level classes (8 hours). 

For a B.A. degree, students must complete one year of intermediate-level classes (6 hours).

Educ 4610 Student Teaching: 6-8 (5)

Educ 4710 Student Teaching: 9-12 (5)

Educ 4950 Seminar (2)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION MINOR

Educ 2100 Foundations of Education (2)

Educ 3040 Instructional Technology (3

Educ 3060 Instructional Strategies (3)

Educ 4160 Teaching Diversity (3)

Educ 4270 Evaluation and Assessment (3)

Educ 4440 Theories of Learning (3)

Sped 2300 Introduction to Special Education (3)

*Educ 4080 Classroom Management (3)

 

*Requires Milestone II status                                                                                           

 NOTE:  Successful completion of Milestones I, II, III, and IV are required for teacher licensure programs. 

Milestone assessment criteria                                                                                                                       August 31, 2017