English 7-12, Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

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Post-baccalaureate education programs offer a defined set of undergraduate courses to prepare candidates for Connecticut teacher certification. These programs require a bachelor's degree for admittance, though they do not lead to a certificate or degree. The program course outline and completion requirements for this catalog year are listed below. The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/english/programs 

Please also consult the College of Education page for additional information about the admission requirements for educator preparation programs.

37.5 Credits Required
Program GPA of 2.7 Required


EDU 200 - Teachers, Schools, and Society ('C' or better)
EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educators ('C' or better)
EDU 413 - Secondary Education ('C' or better)
EDU 471 - Supporting English Learners for School Success ('C' or better)
ENG 492 - Teaching Literature to Adolescents ('B-' or better)
ENG 493 - English (Secondary School) ('B-' or better)
ENG 494 - Student Teaching-English
ENG 496 - Student Teaching Seminar - English
RDG 517 - Content Area Literacy and Secondary Reading Instruction ('C' or better)
SED 482 - Teaching Exceptional Students in the Secondary Education Classroom ('C' or better)
SHE 203 - School Health

Non-Course Requirements:
Module 1: Behavioral Difficulties (Social and Emotional Development)