Language Arts

Please refer to Elementary School Certification Program for additional degree requirements.

Major Requirements

A minimum of 36 semester hours from the following:

Required Courses
COMP 105Writing & Rhetoric I3
COMP 106Writing & Rhetoric II3
ENGL 223Intro to Creative Writing3
ENGL 323Advanced Creative Writing3
ENGL 327Advanced Exposition3
LIBR 465Literature for Children3
LING 280Introduction to Linguistics3
ENGL 200 Level3
ENGL 300 or ENGL 400 Level6
Select one of the following:3
LING 461Modern English Grammar3
or LING 482 History of the English Lang
Complete major by electing English, Communication, Linguistics, Speech, Modern Foreign Language, or JASS 310, JASS 330 or JASS 340 1
Total Credit Hours36
1

No more than three courses in any one area for a major except English Literature.

 Notes

  1. An overall GPA of 2.75 or better is required for a major or a minor.
  2. For the major, at least 15 semester hours must be in courses 300 or above; 9 semester hours at 300 or above for a minor.
  3. At least 15 semester hours in UM-Dearborn courses required for a major. 

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 24 semester hours from the following: 

COMP 105Writing & Rhetoric I3
COMP 106Writing & Rhetoric II3
LIBR 465Literature for Children3
ENGL 223Intro to Creative Writing3
ENGL 327Advanced Exposition3
LING 280Introduction to Linguistics3
ENGL (200 or 300 or 400 level)3
Complete by electing one course from English, Linguistics, Speech, modern Foreign Language, JASS 310, 330 OR 340 13
Total Credit Hours24
1

 No more than 2 courses in any one area for a minor except English Literature.

Notes

  1. An overall GPA of 2.75 or better is required for a major or a minor.
  2. For the major, at least 15 semester hours must be in courses 300 or above; 9 semester hours at 300 or above for a minor.
  3. At least 15 semester hours in UM-Dearborn courses required for a major.