Oct 25, 2021  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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English, English Education Concentration, BA

Department: English

The English education concentration is designed for students who wish to pursue a career as a middle or high school English teacher. The concentration partially fulfills the requirements for the Massachusetts Initial Teacher Licensure. Students seeking licensure must also complete a major in Secondary Education. Students should also refer to the Educator Preparation and Licensure Policies and Procedures  section of this catalog for specific licensure and major requirements.


Learning Outcomes   

Grade Requirement

Majors must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in ENGL 101/101E - Writing Rhetorically  and ENGL 102 - Writing Rhetorically with Sources . Credit earned for ENGL 101/101E  and ENGL 102  may not be applied to the major.

The Department of English will permit a major to use only one passing grade below “C-” to satisfy requirements in the English major. An additional grade below “C-” will require the major to take another English course.

Course Requirements

Area electives (21 credits)

Elective in language and linguistics

Complete one course, selected from the following:

Elective in Shakespeare

Complete one course, selected from the following:

Elective in culturally diverse literatures

Complete one course, selected from the following:

Elective in young adult literature

Complete one course, selected from the following:

♦ Research methods

Complete one course, selected from the following:*

Total minimum credits: 36-39

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog.