Students must be accepted into the School of Education during the sophomore year in order to pursue a B.A. in English Education degree. Admission to School of Education programs is accomplished in three phases: Pre-Professional, Professional, and Student Teaching. Forms and applications are available in the School of Education Office.
Liberal Arts Core
EN 101, 102 (Freshman Composition), 6 hrs.
CM 130 Oral Communication, 3 hrs.
EN 200, 3 hrs.
Foreign Language, 3 hrs.
Social and Behavioral Science
History, 3 hrs.
PY 220 Human Growth and Development, 3 hrs.
Natural Science/Mathematical Reasoning
SC 110 Issues in Biology, 4 hrs.
Mathematics, 3 hrs.
BI 111 Biblical Literature & History, 3 hrs.
BI 112 Interpreting Biblical Literature, 3 hrs.
TH 237 Christian Ethics, 3 hrs.
BI 300 Gospel of John, 3 hrs.
PE 105 Total Fitness, 1 hr.
FS 101 Freshman Seminar, 2 hrs.
SS 400 (Senior Seminar), 1 hr.
Total hours in the Liberal Arts Core: 44 hrs.
Major Lower and Upper Level Courses
Foreign Language, 3 hrs.
English Content Courses
EN 260 Advanced Grammar, 3 hrs
EN 311 Adolescent Literature, 3 hrs.
EN 340 Non-Western World Literature, 3 hrs.
EN 345 Major American Authors I, 3 hrs.
EN 346 Major American Authors II, 3 hrs.
EN 370 Advanced Composition, EN 302 Technical Writing, EN 355 Prose Writing, or EN 365 Poetry Writing, 3 hrs.
EN 380 History of the English Language, 3 hrs.
EN 395 Critical Theories, 3 hrs.
EN 445 Major British Authors I, 3 hrs.
EN 446 Major British Authors II, 3 hrs.
EN 447 Major Western Authors I, 3 hrs.
EN 448 Major Western Authors II, 3 hrs.
EN 490 Shakespeare, 3 hrs.
Upper Level English courses: 39 hrs.
ED 101 Orientation to Teaching, 1 hr.
ED 200 American Education, 3 hrs.
ED 310 Assessment of Learning, 3 hrs.
ES 350 Media & Technology, 3 hrs.
ED 403 Exceptional Children, 3 hrs.
ES 300 Curriculum, 3 hrs.
ES 300P Curriculum Practicum, 1 hr.
ES 310 Reading in Content Area, 3 hrs.
ES 412 Methods of Teaching English, 3 hrs.
ES 400P August Experience, 1 hr.
ES 401P Methods Practicum, 5 hrs.
ES 451 Classroom/Behavior Management, 3 hrs.
ES 475 Student Teaching, 12 hrs.
Foundation and Professional Education Courses: 44 hrs.
Total hours required for the English Education degree: 130 hours
End of Program Requirements
- Completion of all basic requirements for graduation from Emmanuel College.
- Completion of all course requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or Science in English Education program with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher. Completion of a Senior Portfolio in accordance with the requirements in the Education Program and in conjunction with the English Coordinator. The portfolio will be explained in detail in ED 200.
- A passing score on the GACE Basic Skills Test or proof of exemption on file in the School of Education Office
- Completion of an Exit Interview conducted by a team of English faculty members, one of whom will be the English Education Coordinator. The interview will provide an opportunity for both the faculty and the student to assess the effectiveness of the English Education program at Emmanuel College.
- Completion of student teaching.
- During the last semester of their program, students take a departmental exit examination Results of this test do not affect students’ records or graduation but are a valuable part of program evaluation and may provide useful information to students about their achievements.
- A passing score on GACE II is required for Georgia certification.