Four-Year Plan

ENGLISH
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan - BA

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan - BA Secondary Education

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

English Bachelor of Arts

Fall Spring
YEAR I

MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective

4

MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective

4

ENG1000: First-Year Composition 4

IDS1610: Being Human

4
Elective 4
Elective 4
Elective 4
Elective 4
Total Semester Hours   16 
Total Semester Hours   16 
YEAR II

IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society

4

IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society

4

ENG: Genre 4 ENG2260: Critical Approaches 4
Elective 4 ENG2100 Linguistics or American Literature or British Literature 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours   16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective or ENG Genre 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
ENG: American Literature or British Literature 4
ENG: Selected Course 4
ENG: Writing or Non-Anglo Literature 4 ENG2100 Linguistics or American Literature or British Literature 4

ENG3550: Language, Literacy, and Cognition
ENG3100: Stylistics OR Elective (If completed ENG2100)

4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16   
Total Semester Hours   16
YEAR IV
ENG4990: Senior Seminar in English 4

Elective

4
ENG: Writing or Selected Course 4
Elective 4
3000-Level General Education Course 4 Elective 4
Elective 4
Elective 4
 Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours   16

 

Major Notes

  • Students majoring in English should consider a minor in Museum Studies, Gender Studies, Communications, or another minor that would assist them in pursuing their academic and career goals.

English Bachelor of Arts - Secondary Education

Fall Spring
YEAR I

MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective

4

Elective

4

ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4

ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human

4
COM1550: Professional Communication or Elective 4
COM1550: Professional Communication or Elective 4
Elective 4
Elective 4
Total Semester Hours   16 
Total Semester Hours   16 
YEAR II

IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society

4

IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society

4

EDU2200: Standards/Foundations of Education 4 ENG2260: Critical Approaches to Literature 4
EDU2260: Theories of Learning 4 ENG: Genre Course 4
SPED2120: Characteristics/ID & the Law or Elective 4 ENG2100: Linguistics or ENG3350: American Literature or ENG3400: British Literature 4
Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours   16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
ENG2400: Grammar/Comp for Teachers or ENG3350: Language, Literacy, and Cognition 4
ENG2100: Linguistics or ENG3350: American Literature or ENG3400: British Literature 4
ENG/EDU3190: Multicultural Literature for Young Adult 2 ENG: Non-Anglo Literature 4

SPED3750: Prosocial/Problem Behavior

4 SPED3620: Linguistics and Language Development 4

*EDU2900: Pre-Teaching

1

Total Semester Hours    15   
Total Semester Hours   16
YEAR IV
ENG4990: Senior Seminar in ENG 4

*EDU4750: Student Teaching

13
ENG2400: Grammar/ Comp for teachers or ENG3350: Language, Literacy, and Cognition 4
*EDU4760: Student Teaching Seminar 2
SPED4620: Collaboration and Coteaching 4

*ENG3820: Methods for Teaching Secondary Education 4


 Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours   15

Major Notes

  • Courses in bold require acceptance into the College of Education
  • *Course must be applied for 1 year in advance

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Lance Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.