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Dr. Sharilyn Steadman
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134 Ragsdale Building
steadmans@ecu.edu

Ms. Teresa Woolverton
Administrative Support Associate
205 Speight Building
woolvertont@ecu.edu

Bachelor of Science in English, Secondary Education

The program is committed to the preparation of teachers who are knowledgeable and reflective practitioners, technologically advanced, and skilled in meeting the needs of a diverse student population. We invite you to review this site to learn more about our course offerings and related services.

Program Details
Course List
1. Foundations curriculum plus special requirements for licensure including those listed below - 42 s.h.
(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see )
  • ENGL 2000 - Interpreting Literature
  • PSYC 1000 - Introductory Psychology
  • PSYC 2777 - Ethnocultural Psychology
2. Core - 51 s.h.
  • ENED 3018 - Introduction to the High School English Curriculum
  • ENED 3815 - Composition Instruction in Grades 9-12
  • ENED 4010 - Assessment, Management and Instruction in High School English
  • ENED 4323 - The Teaching of English in High School
  • ENED 4960 - Literature for High School
  • ENGL 3000 - History of British Literature to 1700
  • ENGL 3010 - History of British Literature, 1700-1900
  • ENGL 3020 - History of American Literature to 1900
  • LING 2700 - Introduction to Language Studies
  • LING 2710 - English Grammar
  • Choose 3 s.h. from:
    • ENGL 3070 - Shakespeare: The Histories
    • ENGL 3080 - Shakespeare: The Comedies
    • ENGL 3090 - Shakespeare: The Tragedies
    Choose 3 s.h. from:
    • ENGL 2400 - World Literature in English
    • ENGL 3240 - U.S. Latino/a Literature
    • ENGL 3250 - Native American Literatures
    • ENGL 3260 - African American Literature
    • ENGL 3300 - Women and Literature
    • ENGL 4340 - Ethnic American Literature
    Choose 3 s.h. from:
    • CLAS 1500 - Classical Mythology
    • CLAS 2000 - Introduction to Classics (Humanities)
    • CLAS 2220 - Great Works of Ancient Literature I: Greece
    • CLAS 2500 - Greek Tragedy in Translation
    • ENGL 3460 - Topics in Literature and Mythology
    • ENGL 3600 - Classics from Homer to Dante
    Additional Requirements:
    3. Professional courses - 25-26 s.h.
    • EDTC 4001 - Technology in Education
    • EDUC 3200 - Foundations of American Education
    • EDUC 4400 - Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment
    • PSYC 4305 - Educational Psychology
    • ENED 2123 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher
    • ENED 4324 - Internship in English
    • ENED 4325 - Internship Seminar: Issues in English Secondary Education
    • READ 3990 - Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School
    • READ 5317 - Reading in the Junior and Senior High School
    • SPED 4010 - Effective Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms
    4. General electives to complete requirements for graduation.