Secondary Education: English and Communication Teaching Option

Effective May 2017

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030: Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Literature SelectionNotes for: (GH)

(GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDPSY 014: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: (GQ)

(GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: (GN)

(GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 100: PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100 (GS)

PSYCH 100 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Media Literacy SelectionNotes for: (GA)

(GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: (GN)

(GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: (GQ)

(GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
COM 100: The Mass Media and SocietyNotes for: COMM 100 (GS)

COMM 100 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or COM 118: Introduction to Media EffectsNotes for: COMM 118 (GS)

COMM 118 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or COMM 150: The Art of the CinemaNotes for: COMM 150 (GS)

COMM 150 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or COMM 205: Women, Minorities, and MediaNotes for: COMM 205 (GS)

COMM 205 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or COMM 411: Cultural Aspects of the Mass MediaNotes for: COMM 411

COMM 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or COMM 413W: The Mass Media and the PublicNotes for: COMM 413W

COMM 413W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
C I 295: Introductory Field Experience for Teacher PreparationNotes for: C I 295

C I 295

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Cluster "f" Selection: Grammar Language and LinguisticsNotes for: Grammar Language and Linguistics

Grammar Language and Linguistics

ENGL 100, 407, 417; LING 100
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Media Literacy SelectionNotes for: (GA)

(GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
C I 280: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language LearnersNotes for: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners

Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Cluster "a" Selection: British or U. S. LiteratureNotes for: British or U.S. Literature

British or U.S. Literature

ENGL 221, 221W, 222, 222W, 231, 231W, 232, 232W
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 211: Informative SpeakingNotes for: CAS 211

CAS 211

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 213: Persuasive SpeakingNotes for: CAS 213

CAS 213

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 215: ArgumentationNotes for: CAS 215

CAS 215

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 250: Small Group CommunicationNotes for: CAS 250

CAS 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 271: Intercultural CommunicationNotes for: CAS 271

CAS 271

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 280W: Storytelling and SpeakingNotes for: CAS 280W

CAS 280W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 375: Rhetoric and Public ControversyNotes for: CAS 375

CAS 375

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 422: Contemporary African American CommunicationNotes for: CAS 422

CAS 422

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CAS 480: Group Performance of LiteratureNotes for: CAS 480

CAS 480

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 102: Fundamentals of ActingNotes for: THEA 102 (GA)

THEA 102 (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 412: AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412

PSYCH 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239 (GS)

HD FS 239 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: (GN)

(GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Cluster "g" Selection: Creative Writing or Advanced CompositionNotes for: Creative Writing or Advanced Composition

Creative Writing or Advanced Composition

CAS 214; COMM 260W, 460, 461, 462, 467; ENGL 212-213, 215, 281, 412-416, 418-421, or THEA 440
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Cluster "b" Selection: Elements of LiteratureNotes for: Elements of Literature

Elements of Literature

ENGL 201, 261, 262, 263, 265, 268, 401, 401W or COMM 261
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
Cluster "h" Selection: RhetoricNotes for: Rhetoric

Rhetoric

CAS 215, 415, 475; ENGL 409, 411 or 470-474, 487W; COMM 467
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Media Literacy SelectionNotes for: Media Literacy Selection (GA)

Media Literacy Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202A: Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A (GWS)

ENGL 202A (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B: Effective Writing: Writing in the HumanitiesNotes for: ENGL 202B (GWS)

ENGL 202B (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 444: ShakespeareNotes for: ENGL 444

ENGL 444

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
EDTHP 400 Level SelectionNotes for: EDTHP 400 Level Selection

EDTHP 400 Level Selection

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115 (US)

EDTHP 115 (US)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: (GHA)

(GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
LL ED 411: Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools I Notes for: LL ED 411

LL ED 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LL ED 420: Adolescent Literature and LiteracyNotes for: LL ED 420

LL ED 420

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LL ED 480: Media Literacy in the ClassroomNotes for: LL ED 480

LL ED 480

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SPLED 400: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education SettingsNotes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Cluster "e" Selection: Topics in British LiteratureNotes for: Topics in British Literature

Topics in British Literature

ENGL 440-443, 445-448, 450, 452-458, 489, 401-404 with approval
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
Cluster "c" Selection: Comparative Literature or/ Literature of Diverse CulturesNotes for: Comparative Literature or/ Literature of Diverse Cultures

Comparative Literature or/ Literature of Diverse Cultures

AM ST 493; CMLIT 400- 406, 408, 422, 423, 453, 470,480, 486-488; ENGL 426, 431, 461-463, 466-469, 490; ENGL 401-404 with approval
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LL ED 412W: Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools IINotes for: LL ED 412W

LL ED 412W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 495C: Clinical Application of Instruction--Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495C

C I 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Cluster "d" Selection: Topics in American LiteratureNotes for: Topics in American Literature

Topics in American Literature

ENGL 430, 432-439, 492; 401-404 with approval
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Health and Physical Activity Notes for: (GHA)

(GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
C I 495E: Practicum in Student Teaching--Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495E

C I 495E

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
15
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Grammar Language and Linguistics
ENGL 100, 407, 417; LING 100
British or U.S. Literature
ENGL 221, 221W, 222, 222W, 231, 231W, 232, 232W
Creative Writing or Advanced Composition
CAS 214; COMM 260W, 460, 461, 462, 467; ENGL 212-213, 215, 281, 412-416, 418-421, or THEA 440
Elements of Literature
ENGL 201, 261, 262, 263, 265, 268, 401, 401W or COMM 261
Rhetoric
CAS 215, 415, 475; ENGL 409, 411 or 470-474, 487W; COMM 467
Topics in British Literature
ENGL 440-443, 445-448, 450, 452-458, 489, 401-404 with approval
Comparative Literature or/ Literature of Diverse Cultures
AM ST 493; CMLIT 400- 406, 408, 422, 423, 453, 470,480, 486-488; ENGL 426, 431, 461-463, 466-469, 490; ENGL 401-404 with approval
Topics in American Literature
ENGL 430, 432-439, 492; 401-404 with approval