B.A.Ed English Education Degree Plan

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS Min. 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics - 3

Select one course.

  • MATH 1143 Mathematical Concepts
  • MATH 1153 Mathematical Applications
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra or a higher numbered math course

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 7-8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab
  • BIOL 1054 Principles of Biology I w/Lab
  • BIOL 1013 Current Issues in Biology

Physical Science - 3-4

  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  • SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  • SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy. Science Lab
  • PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  • PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities

AND

  • LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 3-4

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology

Computer Proficiency - 0-3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least two different categories) to total 40

  • COMM 1313 Introduction to Public Speaking

English Education Major

Required Courses - 35

  • ENGL 3013 Writing Theory/Practice
  • ENGL 3603 English Grammar
  • ENGL 4423 Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENGL 3023 Literary Theory/Practice
  • LIT 3033 World Mythology
  • LIT 3323 Modern Voices in American Literature
  • LIT 4123 British Literature 1795-1950
  • LIT 4233 Young Adult Literature
  • LIT 4553 Issues in American Literature
  • LIT 4763 British Literary Heritage to 1800
  • LIT 4993 The Novel
  • ENGL 4882 English Senior Capstone

World Lit (select one course): - 3

  • LIT 3113 Early World Literature
  • LIT 4113 Modern World Literature 

Guided Literature Elective (select one) - 3

  • LIT 3333 Shakespeare in Context
  • LIT 3343 World Folk Literature
  • LIT 4593 Diversity in American Literature
  • LIT 4883 Women and Literature 

Guided Writing Elective (select one) - 3

  • ENGL 3473 Creative Writing of Fiction I
  • ENGL 3483 Creative Writing of Poetry I
  • ENGL 3653 Writing in the Disciplines
  • ENGL 3663 Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL 4453 Advanced Composition
  • ENGL 4773 Editing

Free Elective (any course with a LIT/ENGL prefix) - 3

Note:LIT 4463 Children’s Literature does not count for credit in the English Education major. 

Professional Education Requirements - 36

Certificate/Foundations Courses

  • †EDPSY 3433 Adolescent Psychology
  • EDUC 2113 Foundations of Education
  •  †SPCED 3132 Exceptional Children

Foreign Language Proficiency (Required)

Pre-Professional Semester

  • EDPSY 3653 Educational Psychology (Sec)
  • ENGL 4673 Teaching High School English
  • LIBED 3423 Media & Technology
  • SECED 4813 Educational Tests & Meas (Sec)
  • SECED 4823 Principles of Teaching Secondary

Professional Semester

  • EDUC 3321 Multicultural/Special Populations
  • EDUC 4021 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • EDUC 4041 Classroom Management
  • SECED 4865 Student Teaching in the Sec School
  • SECED 4965 Student Teaching in the Sec School

TOTAL HOURS - 123

   SDE Guidelines and Procedures Handbook for Certification, page 3, and OK Regents for Higher Education Rule 11-2-24 state that courses classified as professional teacher education must be acquired from a four-year accredited program

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 123

Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 80

Minimum credit hours in upper-division

(3000/4000 courses) - 40

Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses)

in major completed at SWOSU - 8

Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30

Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.50