PEAK Minors

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This minor is designed for students who are pursuing secondary teaching certification in a different field but who also would like to meet the State of Idaho's requirements for English as a "second" teaching field. The minor will qualify a candidate to add a 6-12 English endorsement to a secondary teaching certificate (see Note below).

English as a Second Teaching Field Minor

24 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

EDU/MFL/ENG-446

Linguistics for Language Teachers

3

Complete 2 courses from the following:

ENG-247

Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop

3

ENG-347

Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop

3

JOUR-200

Principles and Practices of Journalism: Print

3

JOUR-300

Feature Writing

3

Complete 3 credits of 200-Level Introduction to Literary Studies Courses

ENG-210 to ENG-239

See English Department Course Descriptions

3

Complete 9 credits (with 6 credits being upper division 300-Level) from the following:

ENG

One Course emphasizing American Literature

3

ENG

One Course emphasizing English Literature

3

ENG

One Course emphasizing World Literature

3

Complete 3 credits in Fine Arts from the following subject areas:

ART

Art

3

MUS

Music

3

THE

Theatre

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Candidates will demonstrate dispositions appropriate to working as an educator.

Note: Though not part of the undergraduate minor, students will need to take EDU-544 Language Arts Methods for Secondary Teachers (2 crs) as part of the internship year to qualify for the English endorsement.