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Integrated Language Arts - - B.S.E. Program Requirements

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

I.     DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
US    10097    Destination Kent State: First Year Experience    1   
II.     MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (54 credits)  Courses count in major GPA*   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    

KAD
DD
COMM
15000

26000
Introduction to Human Communication (3)
or
Criticism of Public Discourse (3)
3   

ENG    20021    Introduction to Creative Writing    3   
KHU    
21054    Introduction to Shakespeare    3   
KHU      22071

22072
Great Books I (3)
or
Great Books II (3)
3   

25001    Literature in English I    
3   

30001    English Studies    3

31003    Linguistics    3   

34004

34005
British Literature, 1800-1900 (3)
or
British Literature, 1900-Present (3)
3   
KAD
JMC    20001    Media, Power and Culture    3   

20004    Media Writing
3   

47003    Teaching High School Journalism    3   
KFA    THEA    11000    The Art of Theatre    3   
Choose from the following: Reading Against the Grain    3   
DD     ENG    21001    Introduction to Ethnic Literature of the United States (3)   

DD       21002    Introduction to Women's Literature (3)   

DD      21003    Introduction to LGBT Literature (3)   

33010    African-American Literature to 1900 (3)   

33012    Modern African-American Literature (3)   

33013    Pan-African Women's Literature (3)   

33014    African-American Women's Literature (3)   

33015    African Literatures (3)   

34011    World Literatures in English (3)   

DD      34021    Women's Literature (3)   

DD      35301    LGBT: Critical Perspectives (3)   

Choose from the following: American Literature
6   

ENG    33001    U.S. Literature to 1865 (3)   

33002    U.S. Literature, 1865-1945 (3)   

33003    U.S. Literature, 1945-Present (3)   

Choose from the following: Linguistics
3   
ANTH    48210    Culture and Communication (3)

48240    The Symbolic Imperative (3)   

DG
COMM    35852    Intercultural Communication (3)

ENG    31001    Fundamentals of English Grammar (3)   

31002    History of the English Language (3)   

31004    Lexicology/Lexicography (3)

31008    Grammar for Teaching English as a Second Language/Teaching English as a Foreign Language (3)   

WIC
41001    Sociolinguistics in Schooling (3)

Choose from the following: Electives    6-8   
ENG, COMM or JMC 30000-40000-level courses (3-6)
Recommended Electives     
DD
COMM    35912    Gender and Communication (3)

45007    Freedom of Speech (3)

ENG    25002    Literature in English II (3)

JMC    40022    Film as Communication (3)

47004    Desktop Publishing (1)

DD
SOC    42568    Race and Ethnic Studies (3)

THEA    11303    The Art of Acting (3)

11522    Introductory Lighting (3)

11524    Introductory Costuming (3)

11622    Introductory Scenery (3)

21016    Make-up for Stage and Screen (3)   

Foreign language courses**(8)   

III.     ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS(66-71 credits)     
Type    Course    Title    Credits    
WIC    ADED    32142    Principles of Teaching Adolescents*    3   

42292    Field Work Practicum*    3   

42357    Secondary Student Teaching*    9   

49525    Inquiry into Professional Practice*    3   

CULT
29535    Education in a Democratic Society*    3   

EPSY
29525    Educational Psychology*    3   

HED
42575    Health and Learning: Strategies for Students and Teachers*    3   

ITEC
19525    Educational Technology*    3   
MCED
40007
Teaching Reading Literature *    3   
DD
SEED    43315    Teaching Literature in Secondary Schools*    3   

43325    Multi-Modal Literature in Secondary Classrooms*    3   

43335    Teaching Language and Composition*    3   
DD    SPED
23000    Introduction to Exceptionalities*    3   
Kent Core Composition    6-8   
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning
3-5   

Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two curricular areas)
6   
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory)
6-7   
MINIMUM TOTAL 
121

*All coursework requires a minimum C (2.0) grade.
**Foreign language must be taken for two semesters

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