Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Rivier Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in English Education (Day)


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Students desiring certification as English secondary school teachers must fulfill the requirements of the English major. In addition to satisfying all of the competencies of the English major, students completing this course of study will develop the skills, competencies, and dispositions listed in the New Hampshire Department of Education Standards.

English Education Major Requirements (66 credits)


Focus Area Courses (15 credits)


English Language and Pedagogy Courses (6 credits)


The courses below require 25 hours of early field experience (EFE). Refer to the Program Director for specific information:

Education and Related Teacher Certification Courses (24 credits)


*Asterisked courses each require 25 hours of early field experience (EFE). Refer to the Program Director for specific information.

General Education Requirements (42-45 credits)


  • ENG 115 - Expositions and Arguments Credits: 3
  • REL 115 - The Dignity of Creaton: God and the Created Order Credits: 3
  • LNS 108 - Student Success: Campus to Community I Credits: 1
  • LNS 109 - Student Success: Campus to Community II Credits: 1
  • BIO 112 - Stewards of the Living World Credits: 3
  • SL 100 - Serving the World Credits: 1
  • MA 112 - College Algebra Credits: 3
  • Who is My Neighbor?  tudents explore this question in their second and third years.(6 credits)

    • HUM200+ Humanities: Literature, Art, and the Human
      Students take one -200 level interdisciplinary course that addresses a basic human question from the perspectives of the literary, visual, and musical arts. Credits: 3
    • HIS203 Interactions: The West in the World I Credits: 3 or
    • HIS204 Interactions: The West in the World II Credits: 3

    How Shall We Live? Students explore this question in their junior and senior years. (6 credits)

    • Religion: Faith, Religion, and Social Justice Credits: 3
      Students take one Religion course developed with this theme at its center.
    • Philosophy: Ethics, Values, and Moral Choices Credits: 3
      Students take one Philosophy course developed with this theme at its center.

    What, then, Shall We Do?  tudents explore this question in their junior or senior year. (3 credits)

    • Capstone: Justice and Global Responsibility Credits: 3
      Students take one of a number of offerings under Justice and Global Responsibility. This seminar serves as the culmination of the Common Core. Informed by problem-solving pedagogy, this seminar enhances the student’s connection with the Catholic vision of the University by focusing on justice and global responsibility.

    Area Distribution Courses: The Core Complement
    Humanities and Social Sciences (6 credits)

    • One course from: English, History, Modern Language, Philosophy, Religious Studies Credits: 3
    • One course from: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology Credits: 3

    Mathematics and Natural Sciences (6 credits)

    • One course in Mathematics:  MA112 College Algebra or above Credits: 3
    • One course from: Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, or Physical Science Credits: 3-4

    Culture through Language (6 credits)
    Students must demonstrate university-level introductory competency in a language other than English.

General Electives (12 credits)


Degree Requirements (minimum 120 credits)


SAMPLE DEGREE PLAN


English Education, Bachelor of Arts

Year 1 - Fall

Year 1 - Spring

ENG115

FYS: Expositions & Arguments

3 cr

REL115

FYS: God & Created Order

3 cr

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Natural Science Elective

3 cr

ENG113

Effective Presentations

3 cr 

___ ___

Social Science Elective

3 cr

ED150

Foundations in Sec. Ed

3 cr

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Modern Language

3 cr

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Modern Language

3 cr

MA112

College Algebra or above

3 cr

___ ___

General Elective

3 cr

LNS108

WC: Student Success I

1 cr

LNS109

WC: Student Success II

1 cr

 

 

16

 

 

16

Year 2 - Fall

Year 2 - Spring

ENG210

Advanced Composition

3 cr

ENG205

Creative Writing

3 cr

ENG211

Major British Writers

3 cr

ENG223

Shakespeare

3 cr

BIO112

Stewards of the Living World

3 cr

ED260   

Psych/Teach Preadolescent

3 cr

PHI ___

Philosophy Elective

3 cr

HIS101/102

US History I or II

3 cr

___ ___

General Elective

3 cr

HUM200

Literature, Art & the Human

3 cr

SL100

SL: Serving the World

1 cr

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

15

Year 3 - Fall

Year 3 - Spring

ED350

Plan Learning Environments

3 cr

ED322

Methods Teaching Sec. Ed.*

3 cr

ED342

Methods Teach English Lang. *

3 cr

ED370

Instruction & Accountability I

3 cr

ENG355

American Lit. and its Roots

3 cr

ENG356

Romantics & Transcendt’ls

3 cr

ENG395

Special Topics

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

REL ___

Religion Elective  

3 cr

JYS___

Junior Year Seminar

3 cr

 

 

 

PHI ___

Philosophy Elective

3 cr

 

 

15

 

 

15

Year 4 - Fall

Year 4 - Spring

ENG430

Eng. Lang. Dev. & Issues

3 cr

ED420

Student Teaching/Seminar 

12 cr

ENG466

Mod/Contemporary World Poetry

3 cr

ENG472

Mod/Contemp. World Fiction

3 cr

ENG495

Internship/Project 

3 cr

 

 

 

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Humanities Elective

3 cr

 

 

 

___ ___

General Elective  

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

15

*Asterisked courses each require 25 hours of early field experience (EFE).

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