2014-2015 College Catalog 
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2014-2015 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Major, B.A./B.S.

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Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

Students who complete a major in English can expect: 1) grounding in reading and critical interpretation of various genres of British, American and other Western literatures; 2) acquisition of rhetorical skills and language consciousness that encourage and develop clear, accurate, responsible and appropriate communication; 3) grounding in English grammar; 4) preparation for graduate study, teaching and other professions; 5) opportunities for the enhancement of creative talent and aesthetic sensibilities.

Students completing a double major in English/Secondary Education and requirements for state certification shall have: 1) a theoretical and practical knowledge of educational principles; 2) a broad knowledge of the English discipline, including practice in methodology and pedagogy; 3) a theoretical and applied knowledge appropriate to teaching in a multicultural, pluralistic society; 4) a thorough grounding in the responsibilities which teaching professionals have toward their students, school and community.

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