Wayne State College

Secondary English Education Program of Study

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2023-24 Academic Year

EDU 150 Introduction to Professional Education (3)
ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1) (3)
ENG 202 Poetry Workshop (General Studies CAT 6) (3)
ENG 203 Fiction Workshop or ENG 204 Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)
ENG 270 Critical Approaches to Literature (3)
HIS 120 World History (General Studies CAT 10) (3)
General Studies CAT 2 (3)
General Studies CAT 7 (3)
General Studies CAT 9 (3)
Math by advisement (General Studies CAT 3) (3)

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition (3)
EDU 275 PK-12 Instructional Design (3)
*ENG 361 American Literature I (3)
*ENG 362 American Literature II (3)
General Studies CAT 4 (3)
General Studies CAT 5 (3) 
General Studies CAT 8 (3)
Coursework in minor or electives (3)

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300/400 level EDU/SPD courses. 

*ENG 371 British Literature I (3)
*ENG 372 British Literature II (3)
EDU 409 English Content Area Methods, Materials, and Assessment (spring only) (3)
EDU 414 Content Area Practicum Experience (1)
ENG 380 Shakespeare (3)
ENG 426 Linguistic Theory and Applications (3)
ENG 441 Traditional English Grammar (1)
ENG 443 Young Adult Literature (2)
SPD 302 Inclusion and Co-teaching in General Education (3)
Coursework in minor or electives (12)

ENG 381 Classical Mythology or ENG 382 The Bible as Literature (3)
ENG 442 Teaching Writing (2)
ENG 444 Developmental Reading in Middle and Secondary Schools (2)
ENG 480 Senior Seminar (3)
SPD 436 Classroom Management through Social-Emotional Learning 7-12 (3)
Elective by advisement (if needed to meet 120 hours) (3)

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice  
EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar for the Secondary School (12)

*American Literature I and II and British Literature I and II are offered in alternating years.

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II Subject Assessment designated for the area(s) of endorsement. For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education website at www.education.ne.gov.