Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Program:B.A. in English/M.Ed. in Higher Education (Instructional Track: English)

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The accelerated degree B.A. in English/M.Ed. in Higher Education (Instructional Track: English) is designed to provide students with a solid basis in English alongside an advanced understanding of the skills necessary for instruction and administration in post-secondary education. Students gain both content knowledge and the credentials they need to teach English courses.


Undergraduate Requirements
B.A.
Developing A Christian Mind 3
  DCM 2301
Fine Arts 3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language 6-14*
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met
Foundations for Excellence 0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
History 6
    HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology 0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics 3-4
  MATH 1301, 1303, 1307, or 1405 [Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only) 3-4
 

One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.

Religion 6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302 and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only) 6
  POLS 2301 and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
Total General Studies Hours 36-52
 
B.A. in English
English Courses 27-28
ENGL 1301 or ENGL 1401 Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 World Literature I
ENGL 2302 World Literature II

ENGL 3301

or

ENGL 3302

American Literature I

American Literature II

ENGL 3305 Advanced Written Communication (S-L)

ENGL 3313 or

ENGL 3314

British Literature I

British Literature II

   
ENGL 4301 Introduction to Linguistics
And another 4000-level English course (excluding ENGL 4312 and ENGL 4317)
Electives 31-48
 
  • In order to satisfy the "Undergraduate only" portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
  • For this accelerated degree, a minimum of 111 Undergraduate credit hours is required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 9 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor's degrees. This equates to a total of 33 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
Total Undergraduate Hours 111
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses 9
ENGL 5319 Introduction to Literary Theory
ENGL 5340 Studies in Global Literature
ENGL 5349 Shakespeare
TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED 120
Remaining Graduate Requirements
M.Ed. in Higher Education (Instructional Track: English) Requirements
Required Courses 30
  DISC 5302 Biblical Servant Leadership

 

HIED 5300

 

College and University Administration

or
HIED 6373 Methods for Higher Education Administration

 

HIED 6310

 

Legal Aspects and Finance in Higher Education

HIED 6320 Practicum in Higher Education (S-L)
HIED 6330 Research Methods in Higher Education
HIED 6340 History and Philosophy of Higher Education
HIED 6361 Teaching, Learning, and Student Development
The remaining 9 credit hours will be chosen from English graduate course offerings.
TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED 30
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE 150

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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