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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Communication Arts and Literature: Licensing for Secondary School Teaching (5-12)

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Students must complete the teacher education courses for a Minnesota teaching license. Certification for teaching secondary school in Minnesota (5-12) also requires a major that meets the departmental requirements. The following courses must be taken for licensure and may be included in the English major.

Note: A course may serve duplicate functions in both the major and the licensure requirements.

Two “gateway” courses to be taken in sequence (required of all English majors):

Secondary licensure students must include the following courses among their 3000-level courses:

Secondary licensure students are required to ensure that they have taken:

  • One course at any level in which gender issues are a major part
  • One course at any level in which race/ethnicity issues are a major part

Special Methods and Content Courses

In addition, the following courses outside the major are required for a secondary license:

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