All English Teaching majors must complete 10 courses (40 credits). Six of 10 courses must be at the 600-level or above. The English Teaching major prepares prospective teachers of middle- and high-school English (grades 5-12). This degree does not provide state certification. Students who wish to be certified must apply for admission to graduate study within the Education Department. Certification requires an additional year of course work and internship at the graduate level. Most, or all, of the graduate coursework and internship may be completed in the 12 months following completion of the B.A. in English Teaching.
- All prospective English Teaching majors should enroll in EDUC 500 Exploring Teaching as early as possible.
- ENGL 419 Introduction to Literary Analysis must be completed with a minimum grade of C. All other major courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.
- English Teaching majors must have a 2.5 GPA in the following program requirements:
|ENGL 419||Introduction to Literary Analysis||4|
|ENGL 514W||British Literature III: Revolts, Renewals, Migrations 1||4|
|ENGL 516||American Literature II Money, Migration, and Modernity: Huck Finn to Beloved 1||4|
|ENGL 710||Teaching Writing||4|
|ENGL 791||English Grammar||4|
|ENGL 792||Teaching Literature and Literacy||4|
In addition, students must take one course that focuses on diversity in race, ethnicity, religion, gender or class, and theories concerning them. This course may count toward the ten courses described above. Consult with your advisor about other courses that may fulfill this requirement.
|Introduction to African American Literature and Culture|
|Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures in English|
|Ethnicity in America: The African American Experience in the 20th Century|
|Special Topics in Literature|
|Women's Literary Traditions|
|Topics in Asian American Studies|
|American Indian Literature|
|Indigenous New England|
|Special Studies in Literature (Jewish American Writers)|
|Special Studies in Literature|
Combine the English Teaching major with UNH's renowned MAT, taken at the Manchester campus, and in five years students can be state certified to teach English and Language Arts. With the five-year master's option, students can apply 12 undergraduate credits to the advanced degree. The English Teaching major includes courses that will introduce students to the Common Core Standards, a nationwide effort now transforming K-12 education.
For more information about the English Teaching program, contact Susanne Paterson, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or the UNH Manchester Office of Admissions at (603) 641-4150, firstname.lastname@example.org.