School of Education

B.S. in Secondary Education, English (120 cr)

This degree will license you for teaching in both Middle and High School in the selected content area. General education requirements vary slightly from program to program.

General Education Requirements (39 cr)

Composition & Communication (9 cr)
College Level Mathematics (3 cr)

Choose at least one math course that meets IU East General Education Requirements.

Humanities & Fine Arts (6 cr)

Choose 2 additional courses from:

Natural Science & Mathematics (6 cr)
Behavioral & Social Sciences (6 cr)

Additional Requirements (0-2 cr)

First-Year Seminar (0-2 cr)

Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101).

Professional Education Requirements

Foundations (12 cr)

  • EDUC-F 203 The Adolescent Mind
  • EDUC-M 300 Teaching in a Pluralistic Society
  • EDUC-P 254 General Educational Psychology
  • EDUC-K 306 Teaching students with Special Needs
Methods (13 cr) [Must be admitted to TEP]
Student Teaching Semester (15 cr)
Secondary English Major (52 cr)

At least 18 hours must be at the 300 level or above.

Writing (9 cr)
Literature (36 cr)
Linguistics (6 cr)
Media Studies (6 cr)
Choose 2 more courses in either English, film, theater, foreign language, or speech. (6 cr)