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Secondary English Education Requirements

 

Teacher candidates major in English and minor in Secondary Education.

AVILA CORE REQUIREMENTS
Composition I-Rhetorical Discourse 3 hrs
Communication 3 hrs
College Level Math 3 hrs
US History 3 hrs
Literature 3 hrs
Philosophy 3 hrs
Religious Studies 3 hrs
Philosophy/Rel. Studies 3 hrs
Fine Arts (Art, Music or Theater) 3 hrs
Biology w/lab 4 hrs
Social Institutions (see catalog for course options) 3 hrs
Self & Society (see catalog for course options) 3 hrs
Interdisciplinary Studies (see catalog for course options) 6 hrs

MINOR RELATED REQUIREMENTS
Composition II-Rhetorical Argument 3 hrs
American National Government * 3 hrs
Genteral Biology: Cells & Genes with Lab 4 hrs
Physics Concepts with Lab 4 hrs

STATE ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS (33 HRS)**
Composition & Rhetoric [includes a course in teaching writing] (12 hrs)  
~Rhetorical Arguement* 3 hrs
~Advanced Composition 3 hrs
~Writing Pedagogy 3 hrs
~Choose One of: Rhetorical Discours*, Poetry Writing, Fiction Writing, Playwriting, or Advanced Creative Writing Workshop 3 hrs
Study of English Language (6 hrs)  
~Rhetorical Theory 3 hrs
~Literacy Studies 3 hrs
American Literature [includes ethnic and adolescent] (6hrs)  
~African American Literature 3 hrs
~Adolescent Literature 3 hrs
English or World Literature (6 hrs)  
~Global Migrations in Literature OR 3 hrs
~Exploring Authorship OR 3 hrs
~Examining Genre OR 3 hrs
~Interpreting Period OR 3 hrs
~Investigating Locale 3 hrs
English Elective 3 hrs

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
ED 184 Intro to ED Tech 1 hrs
ED 185 Practicum 3 hrs
ED 229 Developmental & Educational Psychology 3 hrs
ED 235 Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3 hrs
ED 245 Tests and Measurements 3 hrs
ED 287 Multicultural Foundations of Education 3 hrs
ED 322 Language & Literacy in the Global Context 3 hrs
ED 366 Consultation, Collaboration & Family Engagement: Middle/Secondary 1 hr

MoGEA REQUIRED FOR THE FOLLOWING COURSES
ED 314 Methods of ED Tech 1 hrs
ED 315 General Methods & Differentiated Learning 3 hrs
ED 375 Reading Strategies & Interventions in the Content Areas 3 hrs

COURSES TAKEN 1-2 SEMESTERS PRIOR TO FINAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
ED 381 Health and Safety 1 hr
ED 419 Managing the Learning Environment 3 hrs
ED 455 Special Methods: English 2 hrs

CAPSTONE COURSES (must pass the Missouri Pearson Content Exam prior to FCE)
ED 494 Final Clinical Experience Seminar 1 hr
ED 495 Final Clinical Experience 11 hrs

* May be met through core

**Most state requirements may be met through the English major requirements.

All students must take and pass the MoGEA and the appropriate Missouri Pearon Content exam.