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BACHELOR OF ART IN English: Middle Grades Language Arts Education (6-9) Concentration

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Recommended Degree Pathway for English: Middle Grades Language Arts Education (6-9) Concentration

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2009-2010.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester.

Completion of a second Academic or Professional Concentration is required of all students earning Middle School Licensure. Select one of the following to meet this requirement: American Indian Studies, American Studies, Art, Biology, English, Exercise and Sport Science, Geography, Geology, History, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Psychology, Reading, Sociology, Spanish, or Special Education (requirements for each concentration can be found in the UNCP Catalog).

* Application for admission to the Teacher Education Program should be completed no later than the Junior Year.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: ENG 1050
SPE 2000; or Interpersonal Communication; or Major elective
SPE 2010; or Fundamentals of Speech; or  
SPE 3580; or Discussion and Debate; or  
THE 2010 Acting I: Fundamentals  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education PED (1)  

 

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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 2230 or American Literature Before 1865; or Major core course; Consult with advisor
ENG 2240 American Literature After 1865  
ENG 2050 or World Literature Before 1660; or Major core course; Consult with advisor
ENG 2060 World Literature After 1660  
EPC 2020 Introduction to Education, Ethics,
   and Professionalism (1)
English Education required course; Must be completed with a grade of C or above for admission to Teacher Ed.; Must have no less than 2.0 QPA
EPC 2040 Introduction to Exceptional, Diverse, and At-Risk Students English Education required course; Must be completed with a grade of C or above for admission to Teacher Ed.; Must have completed at least 30 hours of college/university work and have no less than a 2.0 QPA
  General Education/Concentration  
  General Education  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 2470 or British Literature Before 1790; or Major core course; Consult with advisor
ENG 2480 British Literature After 1790  
ENG 3040 Principles of Literary Study Major required core course; Prerequisite: A “C” or better in ENG 1060 and “C” or better in one 2000-level literature course; This course is a prerequisite for all 3000-level literature courses
  ENG 2000-level literature course Major required course
  General Education/Concentration  
  General Education  
  General Education PED (1)  


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Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 3460 Aspects of English Language Major required course
  ENG 3000-level course Major elective
EPC 3010 The Psychology of Learning and Development (2) English Education required course
  Second Concentration  
  Second Concentration  
  Second Concentration  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EED 3840 Literature & Reading for Adolescents English Education required course; Spring Only
EPC 3030 Reading Strategies for the 21st Century English Education required course
ENG 3710 English Grammar Major core course
  ENG 3000-level course Major elective
  Second Concentration  

 

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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EED 3890 The Teaching of Writing and Speech (6-12): Methods and Materials English Education required course; Prerequisite: EED 3840
  ENG 3000-level course Major elective
EDN 3400 Philosophy and Curriculum of
   Middle Grades
English Education required course; Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education
CSC 4050 Current Topics in Computers in Education English Education required course; Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor (to be taken after EED 3840)
  Second Concentration  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
EED 4490 Internship for Secondary English/Language Arts in Secondary/Middle schools (9) English Education required course; Prerequisite:
Admission to Professional Semester; Spring only
EED 4750 Professional Seminar in Secondary/Middle Grades English/Language Arts English Education required course; Spring only;
Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Semester; Corequisite EED 4490
* Submit CARE, TCWS, and technology portfolio

 

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Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011

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  • Contact:
    Dr. Virginia P. Jones

    Associate Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate English Education
    Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 154
    Phone: 910.521.6887
    Email: virginia.jones@uncp.edu
 
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