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 2022 through summer 2023. 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

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 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
EDST 480Supervised Student Teaching: External 19
or EDST 481 Supervised Student Teaching: Local
Total Hours72
1

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

2

Choose from ENGL 306 Diversity (3 c.h.), ENGL 415 Diversity (3 c.h.), or CSTU 220 The African American Experience (3 c.h.)

3

Choose from ENGL 305 Genre (3 c.h.), ENGL 414 Genre (3 c.h.), or ENGL 460 Christian Literature (3 c.h.)

4

Choose from ENGL 300 Survey of Literary History (3 c.h.), ENGL 301 Literary History: Ancient (3 c.h.), or ENGL 302 Literary History: Modern (3 c.h.)

5

Choose from ENGL 304 Period (3 c.h.), ENGL 341 American Realism and Naturalism (3 c.h.), or ENGL 413 Period (3 c.h.)

6

Choose from ENGL 310 Children's Literature (3 c.h.), ENGL 320 Adolescent Literature (3 c.h.), or EDUC 315 Instructional Approaches to Literature for Children and Adolescents (3 c.h.)

7

Choose from ENGL 308 Author (3 c.h.), ENGL 412 Author (3 c.h.), or any other ENGL/WRIT course not already used

Free Electives
Choose 1-4 credit hours of Free Electives1-4
Total Hours1-4

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 upper-level 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
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