Secondary Education: English and Communication Teaching Option

Effective May 2015

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)

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.
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)

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.
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
Multimedia SelectionNotes for: (GA)

(GA)

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

(GH)

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
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
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.*
  • † 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
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (GWS)

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 courses 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.
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
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 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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Cluster "b" Selection: Elements of LiteratureNotes for: Elements of Literature

Elements of Literature

ENGL 201, 261, [26&, 26&, 265, or 268 GH] 401, 401W or COMM 261
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † 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
Media SelectionNotes for: (GA)

(GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
COM 100: The Mass Media and SocietyNotes for: COM 100 (GS)

COM 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: COM 118 (GS)

COM 118 (GS)

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

COM 150 (GA)

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

COM 205

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

COM 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or COM 413W: The Mass Media and the PublicNotes for: COM 413W

COM 413W

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
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 213: Persuasive SpeakingNotes for: CAS 213

CAS 213

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 215: ArgumentationNotes for: CAS 215

CAS 215

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 250: Small Group CommunicationNotes for: CAS 250

CAS 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 271: Intercultural CommunicationNotes for: CAS 271

CAS 271

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 280W: Storytelling and SpeakingNotes for: CAS 280W

CAS 280W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 480: Group Performance of LiteratureNotes for: CAS 480

CAS 480

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Cluster "f" Selection: Grammer Language and LinguisticsNotes for: Grammer Language and Linguistics

Grammer Language and Linguistics

ENGL 100, 407, 417; LING 100
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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: (GH) Creative Writing or Advanced Composition

(GH) Creative Writing or Advanced Composition

CAS 214W; [COMM 260W, 460- 462, 467]; [ENGL 212, 213, 215, 281, 412, 413], 414-416, 418- 421 or THEA 440
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Cluster "e" Selection: Topics in British LiteratureNotes for: Topics in British Literature

Topics in British Literature

ENGL 440-448, 450, 452-458, 489; 401-404 with approval
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 444: Shakespeare (3) Selected tragedies, comedies, and historiesNotes for: ENGL 444

ENGL 444

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SPLED 403B: Evidence-Based Methods for Teaching Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings Notes for: SPLED 403B

SPLED 403B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Mulitmedia SelectionNotes for: Multimedia Selection (GA)

Multimedia Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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
Cluster "c" Selection: Literature or/ Literature of Diverse CulturesNotes for: Literature or/ Literature of Diverse Cultures

Literature or/ Literature of Diverse Cultures

AM ST 493; CMLIT 400- 406, 408, 422, 423, 453, 470,480, 481, 486-488; ENGL 426, 431, 449, 461-463, 466-469, 490; ENGL 401-404 with approval
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115

EDTHP 115

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

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

C I 495E

No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
15
Total credits 15

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 015 (GWS)
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.
ENGL 030 (GWS)
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.
British or U.S. Literature
ENGL 221, 221W, 222, 222W, 231, 231W, 232, 232W
CAS 100A (GWS)
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 courses 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.
Elements of Literature
ENGL 201, 261, [26&, 26&, 265, or 268 GH] 401, 401W or COMM 261
Grammer Language and Linguistics
ENGL 100, 407, 417; LING 100
(GH) Creative Writing or Advanced Composition
CAS 214W; [COMM 260W, 460- 462, 467]; [ENGL 212, 213, 215, 281, 412, 413], 414-416, 418- 421 or THEA 440
Topics in British Literature
ENGL 440-448, 450, 452-458, 489; 401-404 with approval
Topics in American Literature
ENGL 430, 432-439, 492; 401-404 with approval
Rhetoric
CAS 215, 415, 475; ENGL 409, 411 or 470-474, 487W; COMM 467
Literature or/ Literature of Diverse Cultures
AM ST 493; CMLIT 400- 406, 408, 422, 423, 453, 470,480, 481, 486-488; ENGL 426, 431, 449, 461-463, 466-469, 490; ENGL 401-404 with approval
C I 495E
No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.