Teacher Certification in English

Early Childhood (K-4) - Students seeking a major in English and certification in Early Childhood (K-4) follow a modified version of the major that requires ENGL 225, two period courses (one of which must be pre-20th century), a genre course, a writing course (211, 212, or 215), the capstone experience (for certification students, student teaching serves as the capstone), and four courses selected in consultation with the advisor.

Middle Level (4-8) - Students seeking a major in English and certification in Middle Level (4-8) follow a modified version of the major that requires ENGL 225, 221, two period courses (one of which must be pre-20th century), a genre course, a writing course (211, 212, or 215), the capstone experience (for certification students, student teaching serves as the capstone), and three courses selected in consultation with the advisor.

Secondary - Students seeking certification to teach English in a secondary school (7-12) follow a modified version of the major that requires ENGL 225, 221, and 230; 330 or 350; two period courses (one British and one American, one of which must be pre-20th century); a genre course; a writing course (211, 212, or 215); the capstone experience (for certification students, student teaching serves as the capstone); and one course selected in consultation with the advisor.

The advisors for teacher certification in English are John Black (Early Childhood and Middle Level) and Martha Reid (Secondary). Students who intend to pursue teacher certification are strongly urged to contact the Education Department during their first year at Moravian.

 

Programs:

English Major
Teacher Certification
Interdepartmental Major
English Minor
English Courses
Honors Program