Oct 21, 2020  
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English Education Major B.A.Ed. - Major Code 4251

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  • Advanced English electives 4 hours
  • Related Field (COMM, Media Studies, LIBM ) 4 hours

Minimum Total 44 hours

Additional Requirements

In addition, for certification, the student must complete a minimum of four (4) hours in these related fields:  Communication Studies, Media Studies, and/or Library Media.

English majors must earn a grade of “C” or higher in any course counting toward the English Education major.

Use of 1000/2000 level courses in the Related Field section of the English Education program will be permitted only if the course is not used to satisfy any other degree requirement.

Professional Education Requirements (Secondary) - 29 hours

In addition to courses in the discipline, all students completing a BA or BS degree in Education degree must meet the following requirements for secondary certification.

  • Be accepted for admission to teacher education, pre-II internship, and full internship according to published course sequence and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate proficiency at the high novice level in a language other than English.
  • Develop a portfolio which documents their accomplishments, learning, and strengths related to the competencies, standards, and outcomes established by the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.  
  • Complete all courses in the major and Professional Education Core with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5, a GPA of 2.5 for all major courses, and a GPA of 2.5 for all education courses.

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 80 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences for BA/BAED/BFA degrees and 55 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for BS/BSED degrees and 40 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for specialty degrees (BGS, BSW).   Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a “#” after the course title.


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