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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Major, B.A. (Teaching Major)

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General Program Information

ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements

Writing: Students must complete a minimum of four writing-intensive courses. At least two of these courses must be in the major field of study. At least two of the four courses must be at the  3000-4000 level.

Oral Communication: Students must complete a minimum of two oral communication-intensive courses. At least one of these courses must be in the major field of study.

Using Information Technology: Students must pass the information technology proficiency exam or successfully complete CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  during their first calendar year or prior to accumulating 33 semester credits at ETSU. In addition, students must complete at least one using information technology-intensive course in the major field of study.

Transfer students may be subject to reduced number of intensives.

See ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements for details.

English Major (Teaching)

TBR General Education Requirements: 41-42 Credit Hours


* See the General Education Core Requirements  for options.

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements: 6 Credit Hours *

Teaching majors

The major who seeks teacher certification must complete at least 36 hours, as specified below. Thirty-three (33) credit hours must come from the following specified courses in English:


Three (3) English elective hours must be taken at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Teacher Education Minor

In addition to the 36-hour major, students seeking certification must complete the following courses for the Teacher Education Minor:


CUAI 4580  is also required for licensure. See the “General Education” and “Professional Education” requirements for Secondary and K-12 certification listed under the College of Education .

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Additional Information

Click here to view the English Major Suggested Course Sequence 

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