May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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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 concurrent major will ensure that graduates are highly qualified teachers and will expand career possibilities. 

This program requires a minimum of 121 total hours. All major courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. A minimum GPA of 2.500 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.



Professional Education Requirements

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 diveresity-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 


9 Hours of Electives

Capstone: Senior Seminar

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