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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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