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The requirements listed apply only to students admitted to the 5-year extended teacher education program who began the program in fall 2010 and earlier. Requirements for the new 4-year program that apply to students who were admitted in spring 2011 and later are available from the School of Education Advising Center, soeadvising@ku.edu.

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Middle (5-8) English Major

General Education Requirements

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are required for admission.

*1ANTH 108 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (4) or
ANTH 160 The Varieties of Human Experience (3)
3-4
*BIOL 100 Principles of Biology (3) and
BIOL 102 Principles of Biology Laboratory (1)
4
*COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication 3
*Cultural achievement course (see a pre-education adviser for a list of options) 3
*ENGL 101 Composition 3
*ENGL 102 Critical Reading and Writing 3
*GEOG 100 World Regional Geography 3
*HIST 128 History of the United States Through the Civil War (3) or
HIST 129 History of the United States After the Civil War (3)
3
*MATH 101 Algebra (3) or
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics (5)
3-5
*MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 115 or higher 3
*PSYC 104 General Psychology 3
HSES 260 Personal and Community Health 3
A physical science course with laboratory (GEOG 104/GEOG 105, GEOL 101/GEOL 103, PHSX 111/PHSX 116, CHEM 125 or CHEM 184, ATMO 105, ASTR 191/ASTR 196) 4-5
1SOC 130 Comparative Societies (3) or
SOC 104 Elements of Sociology (3)
3
*C&T 100 Introduction to the Education Profession 3
ELPS 200 Making Connections Between Schools and Community 3

1Acceptable combinations include ANTH 108/SOC 130, ANTH 160/SOC 104, and ANTH 160/SOC 130.

Major Requirements

ENGL 203, ENGL 209, ENGL 210, or ENGL 211 3
ENGL 312 Major British Writers to 1800 (3) and ENGL 322 American Literature II (3) or
ENGL 314 Major British Writers After 1800 (3) and ENGL 320 American Literature I (3)
6
ENGL 337 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature (3) or
ENGL 338 Introduction to African-American Literature (3) or
ENGL 571 American Indian Literature: _____ (3) or
ENGL 573 U.S. Latina/o Literature: _____ (3) or
ENGL 574 African-American Literature: _____ (3)
3
ENGL 351 Fiction Writing I (3) or
ENGL 355 Nonfiction Writing I (3) or
ENGL 360 Advanced Composition: _____ (3) or
ENGL 555 Nonfiction Writing II (3)
3
ENGL 385 The Development of Modern English (3) or
ENGL 387 Introduction to the English Language (3)
3
ENGL 580 Rhetoric and Writing: _____ 3
HWC 304 Masterpieces of World Literature I (3) or
HWC 308 Masterpieces of World Literature II (3) or
HWC 312 Masterpieces of World Literature III (3)
3
C&T 430 Teaching Literature for Young Adults 3

Teacher Education Courses

ELPS 302 Educational Technology in Middle/Secondary Education 3
C&T 324 Curriculum and the Learner in the Middle School and High School 3
C&T 325 Education in a Multicultural Society 3
C&T 344 Children’s Literature in the Elementary School 3
C&T 440 Teaching English in the Middle/Secondary Schools 3
C&T 448 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ELPS 450 Foundations of Education 3
PRE 306 Development and Learning of the Adolescent 3
PRE 456 Managing and Motivating Learners in the Middle and Secondary Classroom 3
SPED 326 Teaching Exceptional Children and Youth in General Education 3
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Secondary (6-12) English Major

General Education Requirements

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are required for admission.

*1ANTH 108 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (4) or
ANTH 160 The Varieties of Human Experience (3)
3-4
*BIOL 100 Principles of Biology (3) and
BIOL 102 Principles of Biology Laboratory (1)
4
*COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication 3
*Cultural achievement course (see a pre-education adviser for a list of options) 3
*ENGL 101 Composition 3
*ENGL 102 Critical Reading and Writing 3
*GEOG 100 World Regional Geography 3
*HIST 128 History of the United States Through the Civil War (3) or  
HIST 129 History of the United States After the Civil War (3) 3
*MATH 101 Algebra (3) or
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics (5)
3-5
*MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 115 or higher 3
*PSYC 104 General Psychology 3
HSES 260 Personal and Community Health 3
A physical science course with laboratory (GEOG 104/GEOG 105, GEOL 101/GEOL 103, PHSX 111/PHSX 116, CHEM 125 or CHEM 184, ATMO 105, ASTR 191/ASTR 196) 4-5
1SOC 130 Comparative Societies (3) or
SOC 104 Elements of Sociology (3)
3
*C&T 100 Introduction to the Education Profession 3
ELPS 200 Making Connections Between Schools and Community 3

1Acceptable combinations include ANTH 108/SOC 130, ANTH 160/SOC 104, and ANTH 160/SOC 130.

Major Requirements

ENGL 203, ENGL 209, ENGL 210 or ENGL 211 3
ENGL 312 Major British Writers to 1800 (3) and ENGL 322 American Literature II (3) or
ENGL 314 Major British Writers After 1800 (3) and ENGL 320 American Literature I (3)
6
ENGL 332 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 337 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature (3) or
ENGL 338 Introduction to African-American Literature (3) or
ENGL 571 American Indian Literature: _____ (3) or
ENGL 573 U.S. Latina/o Literature: _____ (3) or
ENGL 574 African-American Literature: _____ (3)
3
ENGL 351 Fiction Writing I (3) or
ENGL 355 Nonfiction Writing I (3) or
ENGL 360 Advanced Composition: _____ (3) or
ENGL 555 Nonfiction Writing II (3)
3
ENGL 385 The Development of Modern English (3) or
ENGL 387 Introduction to the English Language (3)
3
ENGL 580 Rhetoric and Writing: _____ 3
ENGL elective (500 level or higher) 3
HWC 304 Masterpieces of World Literature I (3) or
HWC 308 Masterpieces of World Literature II (3) or
HWC 312 Masterpieces of World Literature III (3)
3
C&T 430 Teaching Literature for Young Adults 3

Teacher Education Courses

ELPS 302 Educational Technology in Middle/Secondary Education 3
C&T 324 Curriculum and the Learner in the Middle School and High School 3
C&T 325 Education in a Multicultural Society 3
C&T 440 Teaching English in the Middle/Secondary Schools 3
C&T 448 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ELPS 450 Foundations of Education 3
PRE 306 Development and Learning of the Adolescent 3
PRE 456 Managing and Motivating Learners in the Middle and Secondary Classroom 3
SPED 326 Teaching Exceptional Children and Youth in General Education 3
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