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Program Sample Plan

Program name: English B.A.
Sample Plan: MEd Initial Licensure (Pre-teaching English)
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Recommend that students visit at least one professor in office hours each semester.
Recommend PSY 1001(Lib Ed req of Social Science Core)
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Recommend that students declare major this term.
Recommend that students learn about DirecTrack to Teaching- http://cehd.umn.edu/Direct/default.html.
LE (Mathematical Thinking) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
ENGL 3001W - Textual Analysis: Methods : 4.0 cr : WI
ENGL 3303W - Writing Differences: Literature by U.S. Women of Color : 3.0 cr : LITR, DSJ, WI
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Physical Sciences) :4.0 cr
Attend an M. Ed. English Education info session offered by CEHD.
See pre-admission course req's on http://education.umn.edu/SPS/programs/lic/EngEd.asp
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
ENGL 3005W - Survey of American Literatures and Cultures I : 4.0 cr : LITR, DSJ, WI
Note: ENGL 3005W is one example of an Amer/British Surveys and Hist Lit course or English elective.
ENGL 3007 - Shakespeare : 3.0 cr : LITR
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Recommend that students plan for study abroad or internships.
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
ENGL 4233 - Modern and Contemporary Drama : 3.0 cr
ENGL 4090 - General Topics : 3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Arrange hours of classroom experience.
Recommend that students have internship or participate in study abroad.
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ENGL 3004W - Historical Survey of British Literatures II : 4.0 cr : HIS, WI
Note: ENGL 3004W is one example of an Amer/British Surveys & Hist Lit course or English elective.
LE (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Arrange hours of classroom experience.
Begin post-graduation planning.
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
ENGL 5501 - Origins of Cultural Studies : 3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Recommended outside major elective: COMM 3411
Recommend outside major elective SCAN 3601, etc. for Non-North Am./Non-British Lit. M.Ed. prereqs.
Arrange hours of classroom experience.
Apply for M. Ed. Licensure program by December 15.
Apply for admission to a spring semester section of ENGL/ENGW 3960W before October 30.
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ENGL 3960W - Capstone Seminar in English : 4.0 cr : WI
ENGL 3601 - Analysis of the English Language : 4.0 cr
Note: ENGL 3601 is one example of an English Language or Literary Theory course.
Elective :4.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Recommended outside major elective: JOUR 4551
Recommend post-graduation planning.
ENGL 3960W is possible for Year 4 Fall (apply by March 30th of Year 3 Spring).