2017 - 2018 Catalog (Current)

English Education

Degree Type: Secondary Education Minor
College(s): College of 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

English- Teaching Minor - 24 Credits

Core requirements - 18 Credits
Practical Criticism
3
Early American Literature
3
Modern American Literature
3
Early British Literature
3
Introduction to Linguistics
3
Choose One:
Theory of Composition
3
Teach LITR-Secondary School
3
Diverse Perspectives - 3 Credits
Black Literature
3
Intro-African Literature
3
Native American Literature
3
Intro to World Short Fiction
3
Electives - 3 Credits
Adolescent Literature
3
Topics in Women's Literature
3
World Folk Literature
3
Modern British Literature
3
Shakespeare
3
History of Rhetoric - Style
3
Hist - Structure Engl Language
3
Literacy Issues and Conflicts
3
Choose One:
Theory of Composition
3
Teach LITR-Secondary School
3