Mar 23, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, Secondary Education, BS

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Program Code: 234A
CIP Code: 13.1305

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each professional education course. CI 2300  & FDN 2400  are required prior to admission to Teacher Educ.

NOTE: To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and take and satisfy testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS (PPST or CBT). The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching.

*Admission to Teacher Ed required.


  • Reading
  • English

Language Requirements (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.


Major Requirements (43 Hours)

A 2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements and Required Cognate. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. Honors sections are indicated by section number - 410 on the Schedule of Classes.

American Literature (6 hours)

Choose one of the following options to total 6 sh

Required Cognate (3 Hours)

Minor (optional)

Electives (3 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required to graduate

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