College of Arts and Letters

2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Secondary Education - English, Bachelor of Science in Education

4YR Progression Plan-Classic

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
2. ENG105 Critical Read/Writng In Univ 4 ENG105 Notes
Description: Writing skills for completing university coursework. Fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English composition. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: ((English Placement Test Results (ACT 17+; Accuplacer WR 4-7; IELTS 6+; PLACE 30+; SATI 340+, TOEFL PB 525+/CB 193+/IB 70+)) or (Test Results (ACT < 7; AccuplacerWR < 4; PLACE 10; SATI < 340) and Corequisite: ENG 107))
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "B" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Notes: If you don't receive a grade of B or better, please visit the College of Education website for course options: http://coe.nau.edu/academics/Applications/)
3. MAT114 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Description: Contemporary quantitative methods, especially descriptive statistics, elementary probability, examples of statistical inference, linear and exponential models of growth and decay, and applicable discrete models. Fulfills liberal studies foundation requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X with a grade of C or better) or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 35+; MATHC 30+; PLACE 43+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. LANGUAGE101 Language 101-level Course 4
5. NAU100 Transition To College 1
Description: Interactive course designed to facilitate student success through exploration of academic, navigation, and life skills, familiarize students with campus resources and services, and assist students in forming a support network. Letter grade only.
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ENGELECTIVE English Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
2. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
3. EDF200 Introduction To Education 3
Description: Function of education in our society; duties and qualifications of those who teach in K-12 schools. (Not designed for post-degree state certification students.) Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
4. LANGUAGE102 Language 102-level Course 4
5. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
ENG242 Amer Lit Frm Colonial To 1865 3
Description: Major authors and movements in the literature of the United States from colonial times to 1865. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
-Option B-
ENG243 Amer Lit Frm 1865 To Present 3
Description: Major authors and movements in the literature of the United States from 1865 to the present. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
2. ENG300 Curr Trends/Theories Tchg Engl 3
Description: Current pedagogical, technological, and professional issues facing public school English teachers. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+)
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
ENG231 British Literature To 1750 3
Description: Major authors and movements in the literature of England from its beginnings to 1750. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
-Option B-
ENG232 British Literature After 1750 3
Description: Major authors and movements in the literature of England from 1750 to the present. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
4. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
ENG270 Intro Creative Wrtg: Fiction 3
Description: Beginning course in short-story writing that emphasizes the composition and revision of student stories. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
-Option B-
ENG271 Intro To Creative Wrtg: Poetry 3
Description: Beginning course in poetry writing that emphasizes the composition and revision of student poems. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
-Option C-
ENG272 Creative Nonfiction 3
Description: A beginning course in creative nonfiction writing that emphasizes the composition and revision of student essays. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
5. LIBSTLAB Liberal Studies (LAB) Course 4
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ENG301W Language And Literacy 3
Description: Methodology course. Theoretical and practical issues concerning the integration of reading, writing, and grammar in English language pedagogy. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Recommended: ENG 300. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
2. ENG335 Shakespeare 3
Description: Reading and discussion of selected works of Shakespeare. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
3. ENG321 English Grammars 3
Description: Overview of significant grammatical approaches to the English language. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Cultural Understanding
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3

Year 3

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ENG403 Approach Teaching Of Writing 3
Description: Classroom uses of the writing process and writing strategies that enhance learning in the classroom. Co-convenes with ENG 583. Instructor's consent required. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and 9 hours of ENG-English coursework
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
2. ENGELECTIVE English Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. ENG308 Introduction To Linguistics 3
Description: Basic concepts of descriptive linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, and language processing. ENG 308 is a prerequisite for all 400-level linguistics courses; concurrent enrollment acceptable. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Cultural Understanding
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
4. EPS325 Ed Psy In Mid-sch & Secndy Edu 3
Description: Principles of psychology applied to middle-school and secondary education. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Sophomore Status or higher
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ENG404 Sem In The Teaching Of English 3
Description: Articulation of a personal theory of education and teaching style through the investigation of various educational outlooks and methodologies. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and 6 hours of ENG-English coursework
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
ENG245 Us Multi-ethnic Lit Survey 3
Description: Surveys major authors, genres, and movements, including literature by African-American, Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and Native American writers. Pass-fail or letter grade.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
-Option B-
ENG247 Intro To African American Lit 3
Description: An examination of African American Literature with emphasis on works that reflect major historical and literary eras and cultural trends. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
-Option C-
ENG345 Topics In Us Multi-ethnic Lit 3
Description: Topics include African-American, Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and Native American literature. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit with different content.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (Accuplacer WR 8; PLACE 50+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic & Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
-Option D-
ENG445C Sem In U.s. Multi-ethnic Lit 3
Description: Intensive study of selected topics in U.S. multi-ethnic literature. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 9 units of credit with a different content.
Prerequisite: (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and 12 hours of ENG-English coursework
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone and Ethnic
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
3. ENG406 Esl Metds/Matls Sec Teachers 3
Description: English as a second language useful for middle- and secondary-level English teachers. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and ENG 301W
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
4. ENG401 English Education Practicum 1
Description: Field experience in a middle or high school English department, with exposure to and practical experience in the tasks of an English/language arts teacher. Co-convenes with ENG 689. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and 9 hours of ENG-English coursework
Grade Required: Grade of "P" - "Pass"
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
6. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3

Year 4

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ENG400 Mthds Teachg Lit Secndry Clsrm 3
Description: Materials, planning techniques, classroom methods, and evaluative devices specific to the teaching of literature in the secondary school. Co-convenes with ENG 580. Instructor's consent required. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and 9 hours of ENG-English coursework
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
2. ENGELECTIVE English Elective 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Students must apply for graduation the semester before they are due to graduate. (Typically this is the student's 7th term).
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ENG494C Supervised Teaching: Secondary 12
Description: Directed teaching in secondary schools and secondary school content areas; directed and cooperative preparation, teaching, and evaluation; conferences on the theories, issues, and practices in cooperation with the classroom teacher and university supervisor. Candidates must satisfactorily complete the key assessment in this course to be eligible to complete the program. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: Student Teaching Milestone and (Secondary Education Milestone or ISTEP Student Group or SITE Student Group)
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "P" - "Pass"
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units) ENG 105 (4)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units) MAT 114 (3)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) LANGUAGE 101 (4), LANGUAGE 102 (4)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) ENG 245 (3), ENG 247 (3), ENG 345 (3), ENG 445C (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) Student Choice (3)

Program Information

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Students may not use courses with an ENG prefix to satisfy liberal studies requirements.

Students must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average in English coursework and a cumulative 2.5 grade point average to continue working toward degree.

For the B.S.Ed. degree, be aware that you must have the following:
  • a grade of "B" or better for the English foundation requirement (ENG 105 or equivalent) (If you don't receive a "B," you may complete an additional writing course, at the 200 level or above, with a "B" or better to meet this requirement.)
  • a grade of at least C for the mathematics foundation requirement (generally MAT 110, 114, 125, or 155)
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

English Department:
Liberal Arts (#18), Room 140
PHONE: 928-523-4911
http://nau.edu/cal/english/  

Student Services Center:
College of Arts and Letters
Riles (Bldg. 15), 2nd Floor
PHONE: 928-523-8632
http://nau.edu/CAL/Student-Resources/Advising/

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses. 

For a full description of degree requirements, review the Academic Catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your Academic Requirements, advisement report.

Some courses may have prerequisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or prerequisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan. 

Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.

For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.