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Bachelor of Arts in English Education Grades 8-12

Program Coordinators: Dr. Cindy Salmons and Dr. Norm Bishop

Alice Lloyd College Department of Education; Alice Lloyd College Humanities Division

Teacher Education Handbook (pdf); Student Teaching Handbook (pdf)

2016-17 Curriculum Guide Sheet | 2017-18 Curriculum Guide Sheet | 2018-19 Curriculum Guide Sheet

Course Descriptions

The major in English Education prepares students to teach the Core Content/Program of Studies for English in grades eight through twelve. Students prepare in literature, grammar, and composition. In addition to the curriculum requirements outlined, students pursuing this degree must meet the criteria for admission to the Teacher Education Program, Student Teaching, and the Kentucky and Alice Lloyd Teacher Standards. Upon completion of this program, students must meet other specific Education Professional Standards Board requirements in order to secure certification.

Students in education must earn a 2.75 overall GPA in all course work in order to graduate. Note also that in each of the following areas a 2.75 overall GPA is required as well as no grade lower than “C”: 1) education professional courses, and 2) subject matter and all collateral courses.

English Education Grades 8-12 Major Requirements

Students should become familiar with the requirements for their individual programs and work with their advisors to ensure that all degree requirements will be met. A guide sheet is extremely helpful in academic planning. Students wishing to major in English Education Grades 8-12 can access a downloadable version (pdf) of the guide sheet at the top of this page, or he or she may obtain one from his or her Faculty Advisor or from the Registrar. The student has the ultimate responsibility for seeing that all academic requirements are being met.

General Education Requirements / 54 hours

Institutional – 18 hours: CIS 110, COMM 126, ENG 101, ENG 102, LE 101, PE 103

Humanities: 12 hours

Social Sciences: 12 hours

Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 12 hours

Professional Education Requirements / 49 hours

EDUC 200, 220, 309, 311, 312, 313, 316, 320, 321, 322, 330, 353, 370, 409, 412

Professional Education Collateral Requirements / 6 hours

HLTH 210, EDUC 211

Humanities Collateral Requirements / 6 hours

Two courses in the same foreign language.

English Requirements / 33 hours

One course chosen from ENG 211 and 212.
One course chosen from ENG 201, 202, 215, and 216.
Required: ENG 305, 310, 311, 312, 315, 415, and 490.
Two courses chosen from ENG 302, 303, 304, 350, 405-409, 410-414, 416, 417, 418, 419, 451-469, 471-489.

For Those Students Wishing to Add Middle School Certification in English:

Professional Education Requirements / 3 hours
: EDUC 333

Subject Matter Emphasis Requirements / 30 hours
English/Communications – 30 hours
Required: EDUC 343; ENG 310, 311, or 312, ENG 315
Choose 6 hours from ENG 302, 303, 304, 305.
Choose 12 hours from ENG 201, 202, 211, 212, 215, 216, and 415 with at least 3 hours (but no more than 6 hours) from American Literature.

General Electives / sufficient to total 128 hours for graduation

Students are encouraged to consider courses that can lead to a second major or a minor.
See guidesheet to find courses required to add LBD endorsement. 

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year First Semester:

ENG 101
LE 101
A Physical Science
MATH 110, 112, or 113
Humanities Elective

Freshman Year Second Semester:

ENG 102
PE 103
BIOL 101
CIS 110
EDUC 200
Humanities Elective

Sophomore Year First Semester:

COMM 126
Social Science Elective
ENG 211/212
HLTH 210
EDUC 211
Foreign Language

Sophomore Year Second Semester:

Social Science Elective
ENG 200 level
Humanities Elective
Foreign Language
General Elective
Social Science Elective

Junior Year First Semester:

EDUC 309
EDUC 300-400 level
ENG 311
EDUC 321
EDUC 305
ENG 300-400 level

Junior Year Second Semester:

EDUC 353
ENG 315
ENG 312
ENG 490
EDUC 316
EDUC 322
EDUC 370
EDUC 322

Senior Year First Semester:

ENG 300-400 level
EDUC 330
EDUC 320
EDUC 409
EDUC 415

Senior Year Second Semester:

EDUC 412

This online information is the official text of the Alice Lloyd College Program Catalog 2016-18. The College reserves the right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. Other publications supplement the Program Catalog and may be obtained from the appropriate office of the College. The provisions of these publications constitute an agreement – but not an irrevocable contract – between the student and the College.