To become certified to teach English, students must complete the English Major, in addition to the following for certification.
Education Minor for English Secondary Certification
|Completion of Education Minor for Secondary Certification (8-12) for Teaching English requires:
|Foundations of Education
|Schooling in U.S. Culture: History, Philosophies, and Diversity
|Learning Theory and Pedagogy Climates
|Instructional Strategies and Content Area Literacy for Learners in Middle and Secondary Schools
|Practicum in Learning Experiences
|Supervised Teaching in High School
|or Senior Seminar in the student’s discipline
|Students must also take the following allied courses:
|Literature for Young Adults
|Preparing to Act or
|Fundamentals of Play Directing
|Students must also note the following:
|From the selection of English courses, one must address women’s literature and one ethnic literature.
|It is strongly recommended that one pair of Area IV courses be in Writing, Rhetoric, and Communication.
|Students should consult with the appropriate academic advisers and advisers in the education program to ensure that state certification and general education requirements are fulfilled.
|Students must secure majors in appropriate disciplines as listed in the Catalog and be approved by the Kentucky Department of Education.
|Students who are enrolled in Supervised Teaching in their 9th consecutive regular term are charged at the reduced fee amount specified in the University Fee Schedule rather than the full-time tuition rate.