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2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary English Education with Concurrent Major in English, B.A.

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This degree program leads to initial teaching licensure (leading to teaching certification).

University Studies Program

This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

Professional Education Requirements

Graduates of this program earn a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education and a concurrent major in English. It prepares students to teach English in grades 6-12. 

A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for this degree program. All major courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. A minimum UW cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for most junior and senior level professional education courses, including EDSE 4500 Residency in Teaching. A minimum GPA of 2.50 in major content courses is required. A minimum of 42 credits must be upper-division.

An initial background check must be completed prior to starting any field or practicum experience. Student fees cover the cost of this initial background check so work with your College of Education advisor for details.

All Professional Education requirements must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

English Core

36 Total Hours.  At least 21 of the 36 hours must be upper-division (3000-level or higher)

Gateway to the English Major

Expanding the Cannon-6 Hours

6 credits total examining diversity-related issues, 2000-level or above

• 2340/2350/2360 can be taken either as an Expanding the Canon course OR as an Historical Period course. A full list of courses that fulfill the Expanding the Canon requirements will be published each semester; generally speaking, these courses will cover topics related to racial diversity, global literatures, gender, sexuality, or disability studies. Examples: 3330, 3710, 4450, 4455, 4460, 4470, 4640: Postcolonial Literature, 4830.

Young Adult Literature-3 Hours

World Language

12 hours of the same world language, including ASL 

Capstone: Senior Seminar


9-10 Hours of Electives

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