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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Teaching, B.A.

B.A. degree only

Candidates for the English teaching major must formally apply for admission to the teacher education program while they are enrolled in ED 2313 , Schooling in America and must be formally recommended by the English department. Minimum requirements for full recommendation are as follows:

  • An overall GPA of 2.75 or better
  • A cumulative GPA in English of 3.0 or better
  • Recommendations from at least two Lipscomb English instructors and one other Lipscomb  instructor
  • Fulfillment of all general requirements for admission to the teacher education program.

To remain in the program, students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 or better, maintain a cumulative GPA in English of 3.0 or better, and continue to be recommended by all Lipscomb English instructors who teach them. Students should contact the academic chair of the English department for specific application forms and procedures.

Total hours required in English: 39

Total hours required for graduation: 126

Students in this track are certified at the undergraduate level and will be eligible to teach at the completion of the program.

In addition to the requirements listed under “General Education Required of Secondary and K-12 Teacher Education Students” and “Core Professional Education Courses for Secondary and Teacher Education Programs” the following specific courses are required: