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English Education

Realize your potential and fulfill your promise as teacher. Our program helps you acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed to deliver optimum learning experiences for diverse pupils in changing classroom environments.

  • Small class sizes
  • Opportunities to meet and work with educators and students in the community
  • Up-to-date on legislation and regulations affecting the teaching profession
  • Creative opportunities to publish work in Plainsong, the University’s journal of literature and art, and The Collegian, its award-winning student newspaper.
GRADUATE & GET TO WORK

Our Secondary Education program provides a comprehensive academic curriculum, complemented by licensure requirements.

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.


Student Teaching and Practicum

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships and student teaching.


Student North Dakota United

Students are encouraged to join Student North Dakota United, a professional organization that exposes members to greater knowledge in their field.


Pi Lambda Theta

Eligible students are invited to join this international honor society and professional association in education.


Career Options
  • Middle School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • English Language and Literature Professor

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

59K-76K

Expected salary range for an
English teaching professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Educ 100 Praxis Preparation (0)
Eng 101 Freshman Composition (3)
Eng 102 Freshman Composition/Literature (3)
Comm
or
Comm
102

201
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)

Oral Interpretation of Literature (3)
Math 102 Intermediate Algebra (3)
Or higher level
Pols
or
Hist
or
Hist
104

207

208
American National Government (3)

The United States to 1865 (3)

The United States since 1865 (3)
Educ 201 Introduction to Teaching (3)
Engl 201 Introduction to Literary Study and Analysis (3)
Psyc 203 Developmental Psychology (3)
Educ 205 A Study of Native American Cultures (2)
Educ 209 Principles/Practices of Teaching in Middle & Secondary Schools (3)
Engl 210 World Literature to 1500 (3)
Engl 230 English Literature to 1785 (3)
Engl 231 English Literature since 1785 (3)
Engl 250 American Literature to 1865 (3)
Engl 251 American Literature since 1865 (3)
Educ 303 Introduction to Teaching Students with Exceptionalities (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Educ 305 Managing and Monitoring the Learning Environment (3)
Comm
or
Soc
305

320
Cross Cultural Communication (3)

Comparative Cultures (3)
Educ 310 Reading Methods: Middle and Secondary Schools (3)
Engl 314 Advanced Expository Writing (3)
Educ 316 Assessment/Evaluation (3)
Educ 319 Instructional Media and Technology (3)
Educ 326 English Methods: Middle/Secondary School (3)
Engl 331 Shakespeare (3)
Educ 344 Young Adult Literature (3)
Engl 351 History of the English Language (3)
Educ 353 Applied Cognitive Theories (3)
Educ 398 Junior Seminar (1)
Educ 399 Classroom Practicum (1)
Engl 401 English Grammar (3)
Engl 414 Advanced Multi-Genre Writing (3)
Educ 420 Student Teaching in Secondary Schools (16)
Engl 497 Writing Portfolio (1)
Engl Upper Division Elective (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 107




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