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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Language and Literacy, Minor

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The Minor in Language and Literacy prepares the candidate with specific content preparation necessary for a career that includes the teaching of English at the elementary or middle grades levels or intensive writing in English in a community education setting. Future high school English teachers who are integrated educational studies majors in the schools emphasis area are strongly encouraged to choose English as a second major or to choose English as their minor.

Minor is not open to English majors in literature, rhetoric and cultural studies area of study; creative writing majors; or IES majors with a community emphasis and an English and communication focus area. 

Students pursuing the Minor in Language and Literacy are required to:

  • Take all courses in the minor for a letter grade.
  • Complete all courses with a “C-” or higher.
  • Ensure that 12 credits are upper division and that at least 6 credits of the upper-division credits are completed in residency.
  • Complete 12 unique credits in the minor that are not duplicated in any other major or minor program in which the student is enrolled.

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