English Education B.S.Ed.

Minimum required credits to graduate with this degree: 133

Develop language skills and experiences and a sound appreciation for the liberal arts in Mayville State University’s English/English Education programs. MSU provides quality literary experiences that help prepare you for a wide variety of career opportunities.

Mayville State University’s English programs prepare students for careers, life-long learning, citizenship, cultural enhancement, and problem solving. Core requirements provide a comprehensive overview of basic materials and a commitment to innovative technology-enriched education and learning relationships with community, employers, and society.

English Education majors must complete 36 hours of essential studies. The following Essential Studies courses require a minimum grade of "C": COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, GEOG 103, MATH 103, and PSYC 111. ENGL 220 is a program requirement. These courses are pre-requisite courses to this major.

A list of approved essential studies courses is available here.

Students will also be required to complete a minor (varied in credits) or second major.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Candidates respond critically to texts through written analyses, formatted for a collegiate, academic audience.
  • SLO 2: Candidates read critically and showcase their understanding by isolating literary themes within and among readings.
  • SLO 3: Candidates demonstrate knowledge of literary genres and effectively summarize, analyze, and synthesize among readings.
  • SLO 4: Candidates prepare high school students to meet the English standards for high school graduation previously established by ESPB.

Secondary Professional Education SLO's and Requirements

Criteria for Admission, Continuance, and Exiting the Teacher Education Program

    Requirements

    Core Courses

    ENGL 261American Literature I

    3

    ENGL 301/COMM 301Introduction to Literary Criticism

    3

    ENGL 320Advanced Grammar

    3

    ENGL 350/LMIS 350Young Adult Literature/Media

    3

    ENGL 351British Literature I

    3

    ENGL 360Shakespeare

    3

    ENGL 408Advanced Composition

    3

    ENGL 410Teaching of Writing Middle-High School

    2

    ENGL 476SComprehensive Examination

    1

    Choose one of the following (other courses may be used as an elective)

    ENGL 262American Literature II

    3

    ENGL 352British Literature II

    3

    Select one of the following Diversity Literature Courses (other courses may be used as an elective)

    ENGL 236Women's Literature

    3

    ENGL 346Global Literatures of the Ancient World

    3

    ENGL 347Global Literature of the Modern World

    3

    ENGL or COMM Electives: Select 6 hours from the following

    COMM 212Interpersonal Communication

    3

    COMM 245SRadio Broadcasting

    1

    COMM 280Understanding Film & Television

    3

    COMM 311Oral Interpretation of Literature

    3

    COMM 314Argumentation and Debate

    3

    COMM 323Writing and Editing for the Media

    3

    ENGL 311Creative Writing

    3

    ENGL X99Special Topics

    .5-4

    *Minor required

     

    A cumulative GPA of 2.75 must be earned in teaching major, minor, and professional education courses. A grade of “C” or better is required for all professional and methods education courses, excluding EDUC 250 where a “B” is required.