English, Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in English (Preschool-Grade 12) - Graduate

Program Requirements

Teaching Field Requirements
Requirement Categories
Complete the following seven requirements for 30 credits (one course may fill more than one category):30
Critical Theory
Select 3-4 credits from the following:
The Pursuits of English
Seminar in Comparative Literature
Literary Criticism from 1800 to the Present
Theoretical Approaches to Literature
British Literature
Select 6 credits from the following:
English Literature I: Beginnings to 1660
English Literature II: 1660 to Present
Special Topics in English or American Literature
English Novel to 1900
Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century
From Sensibility to Romanticism
Milton
Chaucer
Medieval English Literature
19th Century English Romantic Literature
Victorian Poetry
Renaissance Literature
English Drama: Beginnings to 1642
Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories
Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances
Modern British Fiction 1900-1945
Postwar British Fiction 1946-1990
Recent British Fiction 1990-Present
Old English Language and Literature
17th Century English Poetry
Restoration and 18th Century Drama
20th Century English Novel
Seminar in English Literature
Chaucer
Shakespeare Studies: Tragedies
Shakespeare Studies: Comedies
Shakespeare Studies: Histories
Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
Seventeenth Century Literature: Poetry
Milton
The Augustan Age
British Romanticism I: Wordsworth and Coleridge
British Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley, and Keats
Victorian Studies II: Novel
Victorian Studies III: Poetry
Turn-of-the-Century British Writers
The Modern British Novel
The Irish Renaissance
Independent Study in British Literature
Seminar in British Literature
American Literature
Select 6 credits of the following:
American Drama
Black Writers in the United States: A Survey
Social Protest Literature in America
Special Topics in English or American Literature
Vietnam War and American Culture
The Novels of Toni Morrison
American Poetry to 1940
American Poetry: World War II to Present
Early American Literature
Literature of American Renaissance
American Literary Realism
Modern American Fiction
Recent American Fiction 1990 to Present
Seminar in American Literature
Studies in Early American Literature
American Romanticism
Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville
American Realism
Modern American Fiction
Modern American Poetry
Recent American Fiction
American Drama
Black American Women Writers
Independent Study in American Literature
Seminar in American Literature
Writing
Select 3 credits from the following:
Creative Nonfiction
Teaching Writing in the Public Schools
Theory and Practice of Teaching Writing
Research in Writing Studies
Graduate Writing Seminar
Rhetorical Theories and the Teaching of Writing
Seminar in Writing Studies
Genre Study
Select 9 credits from the following:
American Drama
English Novel to 1900
Art of Poetry
Art of Fiction
Art of Drama
Women Poets
American Poetry to 1940
American Poetry: World War II to Present
English Drama: Beginnings to 1642
Shakespeare: Comedies-Histories
Shakespeare: Tragedies-Romances
Modern British Fiction 1900-1945
Postwar British Fiction 1946-1990
Recent British Fiction 1990-Present
Contemporary Poetry
17th Century English Poetry
Restoration and 18th Century Drama
20th Century English Novel
Shakespeare Studies: Tragedies
Shakespeare Studies: Comedies
Shakespeare Studies: Histories
Seventeenth Century Literature: Poetry
The English Novel from Defoe to Austen
Victorian Studies II: Novel
Victorian Studies III: Poetry
The Modern British Novel
Modern American Fiction
Modern American Poetry
Recent American Fiction
American Drama
Contemporary European Drama
Modern Drama: Ibsen to O'Neill
Modern European Novel
Speculative Fiction: Fantasy
Science Fiction
Modern Poetry to T.S. Eliot
Ancient Tragedy
Ancient Comedy
Ancient Epic
Ibsen, Strindberg, and Shaw
The Modern Novel
Trends in the Contemporary Novel
Film Studies
Sociocultural Lenses
Select 6 credits from the following:
World Literature: The Coming of Age Theme
World Literature: Voices of Tradition and Challenge
Myth and Literature
Images of Muslim Women in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture
Contemporary Chinese Women's Literature
Black Writers in the United States: A Survey
Social Protest Literature in America
Special Topics in English or American Literature
Special Topics in Comparative Literature
Contemporary U.S. Literature of Immigration
Vietnam War and American Culture
Women Poets
The Novels of Toni Morrison
Irish Literary Revival: 1890-1939
The Irish Renaissance
Black American Women Writers
American Indian Themes
African, Asian and Caribbean Literature in English
Contemporary Irish Literature
African Myth and Literature
Contemporary African Literature
Women Prose Writers
Contemporary European Drama
Modern European Novel
Seminar in Comparative Literature
Ancient Tragedy
Ancient Comedy
Ancient Epic
The Enlightenment in Europe
The Modern Novel
Trends in the Contemporary Novel
Independent Study: International Literature
Seminar in International Literature
Language Study
Select 3 credits from the following:
The English Language
The Grammars of English
Structure of American English
History of the English Language
Teaching Methods
ENGL 571Teaching Methods (Secondary English)4
Total Credits34