English with Teacher Certification, Bachelor of Arts

Completion of this Degree Requires Admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) 

  • 120 credit hours required for degree
  • 45 advanced credit hours required for degree
  • 30 advanced hours from TAMUSA for residency

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum and the specific requirements of the major. In some cases, a course that is required for a major may also be counted towards the Core Curriculum.

Core Curriculum
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
Life and Physical Sciences3
Life and Physical Sciences3
Select one of the following:3
Themes & Genres British Lit
Literature of the Americas
Intro to World Literature
Introduction to Fiction
Introduction to Poetry
Creative Arts 3
American History3
American History3
Government/Political Science3
Government/Political Science3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
Component Area Option Course from Approved List3
Required Support Courses
UNIV 1301First Year Seminar3
Foreign Language 13
Foreign Language 13
ENGL 4102PPS:Teaching Certification1
or EDCI 4101 Jaguar Tracks IV
Major Required Courses 2,3
ENGL 2370Intro to English Studies (Yr 2 Sem 1)3
ENGL 3312Introduction to Rhetoric3
or ENGL 3315 Introd to Critical Theory
ENGL 3331Intersectional Shakespeare (Yr 3 Sem 2)3
ENGL 3303Professional Editing3
or ENGL 3317 Grammar and Style
ENGL 4312Intro to Composition Studies3
ENGL 4386African-American Literature3
or ENGL 4388 Latinx Literature
ENGL 4392Teaching English (Yr 3 or 4)3
Group One Year 3 Sem 1
Select one of the following:3
Medieval Literature
Early Modern Literature
Restoration & 18th Literature
Group Two Year 3 Sem 2
Select one of the following:3
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature
20th/21st Century British Lit
Group Three Year 3 Sem 1
ENGL 3362Early American Literature3
or ENGL 3363 American Romanticism
Group Four Year 3 Sem 1&2
ENGL 3364American Lit 1865-Prog Era3
or ENGL 3366 20th/21st Century Amer Lit
Group Five
Select one of the following:3
Special Topics in Writing
Rhetoric and Materiality
Advanced Technical Writing
Introd to Linguistics
Intro to Composition Studies
Topics in Creative Writing
Major Rhetoricians
Grant Writing
Writing for the Web
Special Topics in English
Major Authors
Studies in Women's Literature
Visual Studies
Senior Seminar
Teacher Certification Required Courses 4
EDCI 1301Introduction to Teaching3
EDCI 3303Knowledge of Pedagogy & Assess3
EDCI 3309Legal and Ethical Issues in Ed3
EDCI 4311Teaching and Pedagogy for Middle School and Secondary Teachers3
EDCI 3358Classroom Management: Middle and Secondary Level Teachers3
EDRG 4325Disciplinary & Contnt Area Lit3
EDCI 4351Eng Lang Mthds: MId & Sec Lvl3
EDFR 3110Field Lab Residency I1
EDFR 4623Scndry Clinic Tch:Fld Res III (Unpaid semester at A&M-SA)6
EDCI 3308Methods in Educational Media and Technology3
As needed to complete 120 credit hours for degree and 36 upper-division credit hours1
Teach Rdg in Inter and Mid Sch 5
Total Credits120

Completion of 45 hours; all with a ‘C’ or better; Cumulative GPA of 2.75; Qualifying scores in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
HIST 1301US History to 18653
HIST 1302US History from 18653
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
2 Life & Physical Sciences