2018-2019 General Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog

English Teaching, B.A.

Major Requirements for English Teaching

Languages and Communication Building 3500

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 41

Graduation Requirements

All courses must be completed with a grade of B- or better

Honors in English Teaching

Students seeking an HBA in English Teaching must complete:

Critical Introduction to Literary Forms

Introduction to Literary History

Complete 2 courses

Introduction to Critical Theory


Adolescent Literature

One additional 5000-level course

Choose one additional 5000-level English course or ENGL 4999: Honors Thesis

Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Complete 2 courses

Content Literacy

Students should also take ED PS 5126 - Content Area Literacy Instruction  for Utah state licensure.

Recommended Minor

It is highly recommended for students in the Teacher Certification Program to complete a minor from among those approved by the Utah State Board of Education.

Secondary Licensure

Students interested in obtaining a Secondary Education Teaching License must contact the secondary education advisor at 581-6818 for information on licensure coursework. A Secondary Education DARS report should also be generated based on the year the student was admitted to the University of Utah.

Secondary Teacher Licensure Required Courses

For advising contact the Secondary Education Advisor in the Urban Institute for Teacher Education.

Sorenson Arts & Education Complex (SAEC) 2260


Pre-Licensure Courses

(30 required credit hours)

Licensure Year

(Admission Required, 15 required credit hours)

Total Licensure Hours: 45-49 credit hours

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan

Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year

Fall Semester

  • PSY 1230 - Psychology of Adolescence 3 Credit(s)  - Fulfills BF Requirement
  • General Education - (WR2) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QA) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (SF) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 12

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 15

Second Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 16

Total Hours: 17

Third Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 16

Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 18

Fifth Year

Total Hours: 7

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 12