Communication Arts and Literature (5-12)

Co-major in Communication Arts and Literature (5-12) and a Co-major in Middle/Secondary Education

Note: A Co-major cannot be a stand-alone major. Students seeking licensure in this area who also want to complete an English major and a Communication minor should consult the English Department section of the catalog and follow the Major in English with a Teacher Education Emphasis.

Blocks 1, 2, 3, and 4 as listed at the beginning of this section 

Plus Block 3 curriculum and instruction special methods courses and field experience III:

  • EDUC 345 Adolescent Literature (2 credits)
  • EDUC 316 Curriculum and Instruction for Communication Arts and Literature (5-12) (4 credits)
  • EDUC 336 Field Experience III: Communication Arts and Literature (0 credits)

Plus:

  • COJO 100 Public Speaking (4 credits)
  • COJO 211 Communication Theories and Methods (4 credits)
  • COJO 212 Rhetorical Criticism (4 credits)
  • COJO 260 Electronic Media Production (4 credits)
  • ENGL 121 Critical Thinking: Literature and Writing (4 credits)
  • Select One: ENGL 201, 202, 203, or 204 Texts in Converstation (4 credits)
  • ENGL 300 Theory and Practice of Writing (4 credits)
  • ENGL 305 Linguistics: English Language (4 credits)
  • ENGL 361 Shakespeare and the Early Modern Period (4 credits)
  • ENGL 380 Issues in English Studies (4 credits)

Plus four credits from each of the following areas for a total of sixteen credits:

  • ENGL 211 British Authors I (4 credits) or ENGL 212 British Authors II (4 credits)
  • ENGL 214 American Authors I (4 credits) or ENGL 215 American Authors II (4 credits)
  • ENGL 220 The Classical Tradition (4 credits) or ENGL 221 The Modern Tradition (4 credits)
  • ENGL 217 Multicultural Literature (4 credits) or ENGL 218 Literature by Women: Critical History (4 credits)

To complete a major in Communication, additional courses are required. See Communication section in the catalog.