English Major with a Concentration in Teacher Education
Dr. Jeff Reaser
284 Tompkins Hall
Video introduction to this program
The TED curriculum includes a study of English, American, and world literature as well as courses in literacy, the English language, educational psychology, and pedagogy, while preparing students for a career in secondary English education. Satisfactory completion of the current TED curriculum and additional College of Education requirements allows students to apply for licensure to teach in North Carolina.
Complete Degree Requirements for TED Concentration (click on “Humanities & Social Sciences” then scroll down to “English” to find the Teacher Education Concentration).
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TED MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH MAJOR CORE REQUIREMENTS (18 hours)
- American Literature
- British Literature
- World Literature
- Language and Writing (ENG 328)
- Literacy in the U.S. (ENG 455)
TEACHER EDUCATION CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (21 hours)
- Introduction to Literary Study (ENG 260)—3 hrs
- Applied Criticism (ENG 400)—3 hrs
- Author/Genre (select from this list, Group 200) –3 hrs
- Literature Elective (select from this list, Group 204)—3 hrs
- English electives (select from this list, Group 206)—9 hrs
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (30 hours)
ECI 204 and ED 204 Introduction to Teaching 3 hrs
ED 311/312 Assessment 3 hrs
ECI 307 Teaching Writing 3 hrs
ELP 344 School and Society 3 hrs
EDP 304 Educational Psychology 3 hrs
ECI 450 Methods for Teach Eng 3 hrs
ECI 454 Student Teaching 12 hrs
- Students may take no more than five 200-level courses in the major.
- All courses satisfying Department Requirements, except ENG 350, must be taken for a letter grade.
- Students must earn at least a C- for courses in English and at least a C for all courses in Education.
- Although some courses are listed in more than one category, no course may satisfy more than one requirement.
- 30 of your last 45 hours must be taken at NC State.
- The Associate Head will approve the following courses to satisfy a major requirement only when the content is appropriate to the requirement: ENG 394, ENG 420, ENG 460, ENG 491, ENG 539, FL 495.
- Additional state-mandated GPA requirements related to licensure may preclude some students from being allowed to continue in the program. Consult the program coordinator for information on these GPA gateways.
For general questions, contact the Coordinator of the Program, Dr. Jeffrey Reaser firstname.lastname@example.org.
**As part of their graduation application process, all English majors seeking to graduate in a fall or spring term must submit to the English department a paper/project composed for an advanced-level course within their concentration area. Additional information about this requirement is provided to potential graduates at the beginning of the semester in which they plan to graduate.**