Secondary Education - English Language Arts 6-12 (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Successful completion of this program includes meeting all requirements and earning a passing score on the edTPA portfolio during the internship semester.  Upon completion of this program and any state-required Praxis Subject Assessments, a student will be eligible to apply for the baccalaureate level Professional Certificate which provides teacher certification for English language arts (6-12).  Teacher Education Programs may be altered to meet changes in federal and Alabama State Department of Education regulations.

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Speech 3
Natural Science 4
History Sequence 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours16
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
Natural Science 4
MS 110 Finite Mathematics 3
History Sequence 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
THR 242 Introduction to the Theatre 3
EH 201 American Literature I: Beginnings to 1865 3
EH 231
World Literature I: Beginnings to 1660
or World Literature II: 1660 to Present
3
EH 307 English Grammar 3
COM 315 Introduction to News 3
 Hours15
Spring
EH 202 American Literature II: 1865 to Present 3
EH 203 British Literature I: Beginnings to 1800 3
EH 204 British Literature II: 1800 to Present 3
ESE 329 Adolescent Development and Behavior 3
SPE 300 Survey of Exceptional Children and Youth 3
English 300+ Elective 3
 Hours18
Junior
Fall
ED 302 Introductory Foundations in Teacher Education (WI) 3
ESE 434 Teaching Writing 3
EH 442 Contemporary African American Writers 3
EH 349 The Literature of Young Adults 3
EH 372 The Graphic Novel 3
 Hours15
Spring
ESE 304 Curriculum Planning and Learning Styles 3
ESE 306 Integrated Instructional Design 3
ESE 433 Teaching Literature 3
ESE 450 Classroom Management and Diversity in Secondary Education 3
English 300+ Elective 3
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
EH 305 Native American Literature 3
EH 406 Shakespeare 1 3
ESE 383 Content Literacy 3
ESE 422 Teaching English Language Arts 3
ESE 444 Assessment 3
ESE 485 Senior Practicum 3
 Hours18
Spring
ED 495 Internship in Education 6
ED 496 Reflective Practices in Education (WI) 3
 Hours9
 Total Hours122