Option in english
English option students should begin considering a senior thesis topic in the third term of their junior year in consultation with the option representative or option adviser. In addition to the Senior Tutorial, the English option requires nine courses, which must include at least one course in each of the following areas: British literature, American literature, and literature before All English option students are assigned an adviser who will help select courses best suited to their needs and interests, including where appropriate a limited number of courses in related fields such as history, film, and literature other than British and American.
Students should consult their option adviser in advance of registration for each term. All courses counted toward the option must be taken for grades except for a freshman humanities course in English when taken in the first two quarters of the freshman year. The Option in English Education is designed for prospective secondary English teachers and satisfies the state-mandated requirement in subject matter competence for the Single Subject Teaching Credential.
This unit option combines a unit core with a specified emphasis in one of nine areas. All nine areas of emphasis require that students complete the unit core requirements specified here and take the additional 12 units of breadth and perspective as indicated below. In order to achieve subject matter competency, English Education majors must earn grades of 'C' or better in all of their content area coursework.
English Education emphases should not be confused with BA options or majors in English or other departments, which have significantly different requirements. Bachelor of Arts in English - Option in English Education units The Option in English Education is designed for prospective secondary English teachers and satisfies the state-mandated requirement in subject matter competence for the Single Subject Teaching Credential.
Core Requirements Take all of the following: One GE Foundation course. We suggest that you take this requirement during the final two quarters in the major, and after successful completion of ENGL These pre literature credits may overlap with other English major requirements.
Limit on level ENGL credit: Limit on Creative Writing courses: Students who have been accepted by the competitive admission process to the English: Creative Writing option follow different requirements.
Grades and GPA Requirements: English majors must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2. The English department supports the central importance of the UW's requirement that students take at least one course dedicated at a primary level to the study of diversity. English courses that satisfy the DIV requirement include:.
The department also strongly recommends , but does not require, 5 credits in one of the following English language courses:.
For assistance with planning and for questions, please consult English Undergraduate Advising. Admission to the major Major requirements Admission Students currently enrolled at the University of Washington who have completed the prerequisite requirements below may declare the English major at any time by meeting with an English adviser in AB Padelford Hall.