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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education-English, A.A.T.


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The A.A.T. English program is intended for students who wish to teach English in Maryland’s secondary schools. It is the result of a statewide effort by two and four year faculty to arrive at the appropriate outcomes for the first two years of secondary English teacher training. The English and General Education course provide a sound foundation for the completion of the English major and the Education courses ensure informed career choice and real-world knowledge of today’s classrooms. Students must achieve a 2.75 grade point average, submit a professional portfolio that meets the standards of the Education faculty before graduation, and earn a passing score on a basic skills test of high school level reading, writing, and math (PRAXIS Core, SAT, ACT or GRE), or a 3.0 GPA (pending COMAR approval).

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*(ENG 101E  is an approved substitution for ENG 101)   
3   ENG 102 Advanced English Composition 3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 3
Gen Ed Diversity  3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
EDU 101 Introduction to Education 3   PSY 101 General Psychology 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3   ENG 201
or
ENG 202
World Literature I
or
World Literature II
3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
PSY 203 Educational Psychology 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
4
EDU 211 Introduction to Special Education 3   ENG 205
or
ENG 206
American Literature I
or
American Literature II
3
ENG 203
or
ENG 204
British Literature I
or
British Literature II 
3   ENG 240 Seminar in English Studies 1
ENG 214 Applied English Grammar 3   Electives Choose in consultation with an advisor 1
        EDU 240 Education Capstone Field Experience 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 and ENG-101E

Mathematics


Free Electives (3-4 Credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution. Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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