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Contact Us:

Stephen Schuler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
251-442-2426
sschuler@umobile.edu

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Contact Us:

Stephen Schuler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
251-442-2426
sschuler@umobile.edu

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Bachelor of Arts in English

A Bachelor of Arts in English helps you think critically, constructively and analytically as you express your ideas in effective and grammatically correct spoken and written English. You will study great works of the Western literary tradition, especially British and American writing. Experiences in these courses will encourage you to see the relevance of these works to your personal experiences, and relate your own moral and ethical choices to situations encountered in the great works.

  • completion of 60 semester hours;
  • a minimum 2.75 GPA in professional studies courses, a minimum 2.75 GPA in teaching field courses, and a minimum 2.75 GPA in all college courses;
  • a current photograph;
  • a successfully completed interview;
  • a successfully completed essay prior to the interview;
  • completion of a teacher education application form (found in the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook purchased at the UM bookstore);
  • passing results for the Alabama Educator Certification Assessment Program (AECAP);
  • passing results for the appropriate Praxis II content knowledge exam (applies to elementary and early childhood education majors only);
  • ABI and FBI fingerprint clearance from the Alabama State Department of Education; and
    experience in schools
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
EN 221 Introduction to British Literature I 3
EN 222 Introduction to British Literature II 3
EN 230 Introduction to American Literature 3
21 upper-level semester hours of English courswork including: 21
400 Level British Literature Courses (Six Semester Hours).
400 Level American Literature Courses (Six Semester Hours).
EN 405 Shakespeare 3
EN 478 Literature in Translation OR 3
EN 488 Interdisciplinary Seminar
EN 301 The Novel OR 3
EN 302 Lyric Poetry
EN 333 Christianity and Literature 3
TH 497 Study in Selected Topics 3
COM 320 Intro to Journalism 3
TE201 Foundations of Education 3
TE301 Human Growth and Development 3
TE304 Introduction to Exceptional Children and Youth 3
TE306 Principles and Ethics of Teaching in Secondary Schools 3
TE405 Education and Technology 3
TE422 Educational Psychology 3
* COURSES BELOW REQUIRE ADMISSION INTO THE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM
TE 412* Classroom Management 3
TE 417* Reading Improvement in the Content Areas 3
TE 421* Evaluation of Teaching and Learning 3
TE 423* Student Teaching and Seminar 9 – 12
TE 430* Senior Practicum 3
TE 433* edTPA Professional Development Seminar 3
TE 470* Secondary School Teaching: Concepts, Strategies, and Methods 2
TE 471* Clinical Methods in Teaching Secondary School – English/Language Arts 1