English Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

English Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching) and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
MATH Elective3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Natural Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

2

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course refer to www.liberty.edu/computerassessment for more information

3

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 and EVAN 101 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 and THEO 202 waived

As a requirement for completion of this program, including student teaching and passing required licensure tests, the graduate of this program, regardless of state residency, must obtain a VA state teaching license. The VA teaching license may then be used for reciprocity in another state according to the regulations of that state.

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ENGL 102Composition and Literature 13
MATH 121College Algebra 13
PHYS 101Elements of Physics 13
Total Hours9
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
Education Courses
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 230Foundations of Reading and Literacy 3
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
ENGL 419Methods and Materials in the Teaching of English3
Practicum and Gate Courses
EDGT 177School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 277School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 377School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDUC 189Practicum in Education I: Local 10
EDUC 289Practicum in Education II: Local 10
EDUC 389Practicum in Education III: Local 10
Secondary Courses
ENGL 215English Literature I3
or ENGL 216 English Literature II
ENGL 221World Literature I3
or ENGL 222 World Literature II
ENGL 307Expository Writing3
or ENGL 350 Advanced Expository Writing
ENGL 322Shakespeare3
ENGL 333Modern Grammar3
ENGL 334Etymology3
or ENGL 364 History of the English Language
Diversity Elective 23
Genre Literature Elective 33
Literary History Elective 43
Period Literature Elective 53
Youth Literature Elective 63
Literature Elective 73
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
Choose one of the following: 1,89
Student Teaching - One Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - One Placement – Local
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Distance
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Local
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - One Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - One Placement – Local
Total Hours75
1

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching.

2

Choose from ENGL 306, ENGL 415, or CSTU 220

3

Choose from ENGL 305, ENGL 414, or ENGL 460

4

Choose from ENGL 300, ENGL 301, or ENGL 302

5

Choose from ENGL 304, ENGL 341, or ENGL 413

6

Choose from ENGL 310, ENGL 320, or EDUC 315

7

Choose from ENGL 308, ENGL 412, or any other ENGL/WRIT course not already used

8

This course should be taken in the final semester.

Free Electives
Choose 0-5 credit hours of Free Electives0-5
Total Hours0-5

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Note: All practicum courses should be completed before student teaching, and candidate should not plan to take those courses in summer terms.

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 total hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
Technology Competency 1 0-3
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
EDGT 177 School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure – Local 0
EDUC 201 Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology 3
CSER 0
 Hours14-17
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
COMS 101 Speech Communication 3
CSTU 101 Western Culture 3
PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology 3
Information Literacy Elective (ENGL 102) 2 3
Math Elective (MATH 121) 2 3
EDGT 277 School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure – Local 0
CSER 0
 Hours17
Second Year
First Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
HIUS 221 Survey of American History I 3
RSCH 201 Research 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
EDUC 221 Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning 3
ENGL 215
English Literature I
or English Literature II
3
CSER 0
 Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 201 American Literature I 3
Natural Science Elective (PHYS 101) 2 3
EDUC 189 Practicum in Education I: Local 3 0
EDUC 235 Content Instructional Design 3
EDUC 350 Behavior and Individual Differences 3
ENGL 221
World Literature I
or World Literature II
3
Diversity Elective 4 3
CSER 0
 Hours18
Third Year
First Semester
EDUC 289 Practicum in Education II: Local 3 0
EDUC 360 Foundations of Education 3
ENGL 307
Expository Writing
or Advanced Expository Writing
3
ENGL 322 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 419 Methods and Materials in the Teaching of English 3
Genre Literature Elective 5 3
Literary History Elective 6 3
CSER 0
 Hours18
Second Semester
EDUC 425 Content Measurement and Evaluation 3
ENGL 333 Modern Grammar 3
Period Literature Elective 7 3
Youth Literature Elective 8 3
CSER 0
 Hours12
Fourth Year
First Semester
EDGT 377 School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure – Local 0
EDUC 389 Practicum in Education III: Local 3 0
EDUC 435 Content Curriculum Fundamentals 3
ENGL 334
Etymology
or History of the English Language
3
Literature Elective 9 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
CSER 0
 Hours13
Second Semester
EDST 475 The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar 3
Student Teaching Elective 3,10 9
CSER 0
 Hours12
 Total Hours120-123
1

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to www.liberty.edu/computerassessment for more information

2

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at www.liberty.edu/gened before enrolling in foundational skills requirements 

3

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching 

4

Choose from ENGL 306, 415, or CSTU 220 

5

Choose from ENGL 305, 414, 460 

6

Choose from ENGL 300, 301, or 302 

7

Choose from ENGL 304, 341, 413 

8

Choose from ENGL 310, 320, or EDUC 315

9

Choose from ENGL 308, 412, or any other ENGL/WRIT course not already used

10

Choose one of the following Student Teaching options: EDST 460, 461, 464, 465, 466, or 467

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