The English for Secondary Teachers option: Preparation for secondary school teaching. Students must complete teacher licensure requirements in order to complete the English for Secondary Teachers option.
The English for Secondary Teachers option gives high-quality academic preparation to students who wish to become Colorado licensed grades 7-12 English teachers.
This option is extremely demanding and requires careful planning and advising. Students choosing this option should consult an English Department advisor as early as possible in their careers, and should read the Teacher Education Licensure Program section of this catalog, for the steps and requirements for applying to the Teacher Education Licensure Program and requirements for completing the program.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ENGLISH - ENGLISH FOR SECONDARY TEACHERS OPTION:
Admission to Teacher Licensure required for all 400-level education courses.
Free Electives (variable)
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120-126**
Note: Among the minimum 120 credits required for the degree, 45 credits must be upper-division (300- and 400-level) courses.
** Students may complete this degree within the 126-credit maximum, but to do so they must use courses from the major to complete certain General Education requirements (e.g., ED 222, Engl 116, Engl 174). Using these courses to meet both major and Gen Ed requirements enables the student to complete within the 126-credit limit.