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CALIFORNIA SINGLE SUBJECT TEACHING CREDENTIAL IN ENGLISH

For information about obtaining a California Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential in English, see the

Teaching Credential Programs section in this catalog. For questions or more information, contact the Credential Analyst

in the School of Education.

CREDIT BY EXAMINATION

Students may receive credit by examination as follows:

Advanced Placement (AP)

Credit for E110 English Composition (3 units) for a score of 3 or higher on the

Language and Composition

exam

or the

Literature and Composition

exam.

Credit for E120 Introduction to Literature (3 units) for a score of 3 or higher on the

Literature and Composition

exam (but not

Language and Composition

); counts as literature elective.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Credit for E110 English Composition (3 units) for a score of 55 or above on

the

College Composition

exam

(includes two CLEP-scored essays).

Credit for E120 Introduction to Literature (3 units) for a score of 55 or above on the

Analyzing and Interpreting

Literature

exam; counts as literature elective.

Three units of credit for E211 English Literature I or E212 English Literature II for a score of 55 or above on

the

English Literature

exam; fulfills the general education Essentials of Literature requirement.

Three units of credit for E231 American Literature I or E232 American Literature II for a score of 55 or above

on the

American Literature

exam; fulfills the general education Essentials of Literature requirement.

ENGLISH CORE COURSES

E211, 212 English Literature I, II.............................................3, 3

E231, 232 American Literature I, II.........................................3, 3

E364

History of the English Language...............................3

E435

Literary Criticism & Critical Theory..........................3

E436

Contemporary Critical Theory...................................3

E491

Senior Thesis & Capstone Portfolio..........................3

One of the following...............................................................................3

E221 World Literature I (3)

E222 World Literature II (3)

Two of the following...............................................................................6

E313 Age of Romanticism (3)

E314 Victorian Age (3)

E416 Modern British Writers (3)

E425 Twentieth Century American Literature* (3)

One of the following...............................................................................3

E332 Advanced Composition (3)

E353 Modern English Grammar (3)

One of the following...............................................................................3

E333 Drama as Literature (3)

E334 The Short Story (3)

E335 The English Novel (3)

E336 Poetry & Poetics (3)

One lower division English elective..............................................3

Three upper division English electives**.....................................9

Total units required for the major.........................................................51

*English majors taking E425 may waive E232.

**Six of these nine units may be from the following writing courses offered

in the Department of Communication: C344, C351, C362, C441, or

C471.

Minor in English

A minor in English is offered to students not majoring in

English, but who wish to pursue their interest in the English

language and in imaginative literature. For a minor in English,

the following courses are required:

E120 Introduction to Literature....................................................3

Four of the following...........................................................................12

E211, 212 English Literature, I, II (3, 3)

E221, 222 World Literature I, II (3, 3)

E231, 232 American Literature I, II (3, 3)

Three upper division English electives......................................9

Total units required for minor.............................................................24

Course Offerings in English

E110 English Composition (3)

Instruction and supervised practice in the techniques of effective written expression, with emphasis on analytical reading

and writing of expository prose. Includes one or more researched and documented essays.