The English teaching endorsement prepares students to instruct reading, writing and comprehension in the classroom.
Upon graduation, students majoring in English will be able to demonstrate coherent historical knowledge of literature, analyze, interpret, evaluate and appreciate well-crafted literature and be able to share that appreciation with others, write clearly and persuasively, research, organize and communicate information effectively, help others with their writing, communicate effectively in the classroom, use their English skills to serve future students of their own.
In addition to the traditional English Major requirements, the following courses are required for a 7-12 endorsement: ENGL 440, EDSE 07 IR & ENGL 14 IS.
A K-6 endorsement, meanwhile, requires only these additional courses: ENGL 110 or 211, ENGL 243, ENGL 340 or 345; ENGL 01 IS
For English minors, a 7-12 endorsement is achieved by taking the following courses: ENGL 243, ENGL 340 or 345, ENGL 440, EDSE 07 IR, ENGL 01 IS, ENGL 14 IS, WRTG 159, WRTG 420 and one additional ENGL course.