English Language Arts and Reading Major (4-8)

The English/Language Arts major (4-8) is available only for students seeking teacher certification in English/Language Arts with a specialization in middle high school (4-8). All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program:
Course No. Course Name  
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching ESL 3
EDBI 4305 Second Language Acquisition 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teaching for Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4325 Educating Gifted Learners 3
EDSP 4319 Teaching Strategies in Special Education 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
EDUC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4400 Student Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4893 Student Teaching in the Middle School Grades (with appropriate placement) 8
English/Language Arts (4-8EDUC 4320)
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
EDBI 4305 Second Language Acquisition 3
EDRE 4320 Teaching Reading Through Children’s Literature 3
EDRE 4350 Reading and the Language Arts 3
EDRE 4360 Developing and Teaching Literacy 3
ENGL Any three additional English Literature courses 9
WRIT 3383 Advanced Grammar and Writing 3
WRIT Any two additional Writing courses 6