2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Secondary Education, BS – Language and Literacy

Secondary education is designed for students who want to teach in a specific content area (English/language arts, reading, and ESL 7-12).

Total Semester Hours Required for Degree: 124

TCU Core Curriculum: 39 hours

Prior to entry into the College of Education: 9 hours

EDSE 30013Professional Roles and Responsibilities

3

EDSE 30103Developmental Psychology of Adolescence

3

EDUC 20003Critical Investigation: Teaching and Learning

3

Junior Year through Senior Year/Semester 1: 57 hours

EDSE 30113Digital Literacy, Learning, and Citizenship in Education

3

EDSE 30123Educational Psychology

3

EDSE 30603Study of Exceptional Students

3

EDSE 30001 must be taken semester prior to student teaching

Refer to content area course requirements

EDSE 41151 is required two semesters

Senior Year/Semester 1: 6 hours

EDSE 30001Professional Practice Seminar

1

EDSE 51103Assessment

3

OR

EDUC 55313Educational Assessment

3

EDSE 50663Motivating and Managing Students in the Classroom

3

OR

EDSE 55663Motivating and Managing Students in the Classroom

3

Senior Year/Semester 2: 6 hours

EDSE 40986Student Teaching in the Secondary/School

6

OR

EDUC 55980Advanced Clinical Teaching

1.00-6.00

Content Area Course Requirements

Language and Literacy (39 Hour)

EDSE 50153Literature for Adolescents

3

EDSE 50173Development of Written Communication

3

EDSE 50223Practicum in Reading and ESL

3

EDSP 50013Literacy Methods in Special Education

3

EDUC 50503Foundations of Language Acquisition

3

EDUC 50513Curriculum and Instruction in the Second Language Learning Classroom

3

Select 3 hours from:
ENGL 10103Introduction to Fiction

3

ENGL 10113Introduction to Poetry

3

ENGL 10123Introduction to Drama

3

ENGL 10203Introduction to Creative Writing

3

Select 6 hours from English Major: Area A - American Literature

Select 6 hours from English Major: Area B - British Literature

Select 9 hours from English Major: Area C - Writing

Select 6 hours from English Major: Area D – Theory