English - Teacher Preparation (6-12) (B.A.)
Objectives: To provide depth and breadth in literary studies as a foundation for a career in teaching and to enable students to meet Virginia requirements for licensure to teach English grades 6-12.
Note: Students pursuing licensure to teach must notify the Neff Center immediately and must be assigned a second advisor in the Neff Center for Teacher Education.
The senior project for the English major is met by 450.
All juniors pass the junior-level writing proficiency test; a student who does not pass the test must enroll in and pass English 199 prior to repeating the writing proficiency test.
The student should select core courses to meet state licensure requirements while fulfilling college graduation requirements.
Education 440, 441, and 450 are taken in the professional semester.
Student Teaching is the senior project for teacher preparation, but individual departments may have additional senior project requirements.