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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 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 is required in each professional education course. C I 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 (6-12 Hours)

Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher

Note: Language courses 1010 & 1020 or 1030 are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

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 dept, 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

Minor (optional)

Electives (2 Hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline

Total Required (122 Hours)

Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required to graduate

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