Apr 12, 2021
This major requires 12 hours of student teaching and is intended to lead to teaching licensure. Students should consult with their academic advisor in English or with Dr. Kristi Melancon for more information about the licensure process.
UNIVERSITY CORE (58 HOURS)
University Core - English (12 hours)
University Core - History (6 hours)
University Core - Bible (6 hours)
University Core - Social Sciences (6 hours)
Choose two courses representing two different subject areas.
University Core - Science (7 hours)
Seven hours of science hours are required, including one 4-hour lab course. Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses below:
- BIO 103 - Human Biology
- BIO 104 - Human Biology Laboratory
- BIO 105 - Plants and People
- BIO 106 - Plants and People Laboratory
- BIO 111 - Biology I
- CHE 112 - Chemistry in American Life II
- CHE 141 - General Chemistry I
- PHY 151 - General Physics I
- PHY 251 - Fundamentals of Physics I
The remaining course may be 3 or 4 hours from Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. A student may choose one course from each of two disciplines or two courses from the same discipline. However, course combinations NOT permitted include the following: BIO 101-203, 101-111, CHE 141-111, 141-124, 111-124, PHY 151-251, 251-104, 151-104. Evening students (those taking half or more of their courses as evening classes) may substitute a 3-hour non-laboratory course for the 4-hour laboratory course.
University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)
Any MAT course numbered 105 or higher, determined in consultation with the advisor.
University Core - Fine Arts (3 hours)
University Core - Physical Education (3 hours)
Three hours are required. Recommended courses are listed below:
University Core for BA and English Majors - Modern Languages (6-12 hours)
Twelve hours are usually required. Students must complete the intermediate or sophomore-level courses in their chosen language. Students with one high school unit may enter course 102 of the same language and thereby waive 3 hours of this requirement; those with two high school units may enter course 201, waiving 6 hours.
University Core - Chapel
Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:
|Freshman (0-23 semester hours)
|Sophomore (24-53 semester hours)
|Junior (54-83 semester hours)
|Senior (84 or more semester hours)
Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.
The student must complete the University Core Curriculum and must complete within the Department of English a total of 33 hours of work in addition to the core English courses. A Communication course is also required. The requirements for a major are as follows:
Fifteen semester hours composed of:
One 3-hour English Writing Elective
Choose one of the following:
Twelve hours to be composed of the following:
Additional English Electives (3 sem. hrs.)
- Choose three (3) semester hours from ENG 250 , ENG 270 , or any 300- or 400-level English courses in writing or literature.
Communication Course (3 Hours)
Choose one of the following Communication courses:
Secondary Education Requirements (28 Hours)
The student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program in order to complete the Secondary Education requirements. Additional steps are required to earn a teaching license.
Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.