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Secondary Education English

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): Education and Human Services

Why Choose Teaching Minors for Secondary Education Majors

The Secondary Education program requires the completion of a teaching major and a teaching minor to fulfill the subject area requirements of the program.

Admission Requirements

Secondary Education majors may choose an appropriate teaching majors from the following areas: biology, business, chemistry, English, geography, history, marketing, mathematics, political science or social studies. 

You cannot have an English teaching major with this minor. 

Graduation Requirements

A 3.0 GPA must be obtained in all required courses, a minimum of C in any individual course (or transfer equivalent) within the minor, and a minimum of B in ENGL 150 and ENGL 250 (general education requirements or their transfer equivalents).

More Information

College of Education & Human Services
School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours
CORE REQUIRMENTS
19
Practical Criticism
3
Early American Literature
3
Modern American Literature
3
Early British Literature
3
OR
Array
Shakespeare
3
Modern British Literature
3
Introduction to Linguistics
3
Theory of Composition
3

Diverse Perspectives

Select one of the following (3 credits)
Intro to Women's Literature
3
Black Literature
3
Intro-African Literature
3
Native American Literature
3
Intro to World Short Fiction
3
World Drama
3
World Novels
3
Topics Non-Western World Lit
3
Adolescent Literature
3

Electives

(3 credits)
200 Level of ENGL or LITR
3
Minimum semester credit hours required for English minor:
25
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