Academic Catalog

English Minor - Secondary Education (EA-A, Grades 5-12)


21 total credits (including the University Studies literature requirement)

The English Secondary Education minor contains a concentration in English literature and leads to eligibility for a Wisconsin license at the EA-A level (grades 5 -12).  This minor must be taken with an additional EA-A teaching major.  Please see the Teacher Education section of this catalog for additional licensure requirements.

Notice: Due to pending licensure program approvals by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), program requirements are subject to change for students entering in the 2021-2022 academic year.  Students affected by any approved changes which occur in the 2021-2022 catalog will be formally notified by the UW-Superior Educator Preparation Program.

Category 1: Teaching Methods Required Course
ENGED 339Teaching High School English3.00
Category 2: British Literature Survey Required Course
ENGL 211British Literature I3.00
or ENGL 212 British Literature II
Category 3: American Literature Survey Required Course
Select one of the following:3.00
American Literature I
American Literature II
Multi-Ethnic American Literature
Category 4: Language Required Course
ENGL 405History of the English Language3.00
or WRIT 307 English Grammar
Category 5: Writing and Literacy Required Course
Select one of the following:3.00
Nonfiction Literature and Literacy
Literary Criticism
Language and Literature in the Middle Grades
Introduction to Rhetoric
Advanced Rhetoric: Theory and Practice
Special Topics in Rhetoric
Special Topics in Writing
Category 6: Literary Genres and Focused Studies in Literature
Select six credits in ENGL courses at the 300-level or above6.00
Total Hours21.00

Note: Each course can fulfill only one requirement.