MLVED English Class Selections

requirements for 4-8 English

The following courses have been approved to fulfill the Supporting and Related requirements for Elementary & Early Childhood Education (CEAED) 4-8 English Teaching Option. Consult the Penn State Bulletin to look up more information on the following courses:

British Literature

Select 3 credits from:

  • ENGL 221 British Literature to 1798 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 222 British Literature from 1798 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 440 Studies in Shakespeare (3 credits)
  • ENGL 441 Chaucer (3 credits)
  • ENGL 442 Medieval English Literature (3 credits)
  • ENGL 443 The English Renaissance (3 credits)
  • ENGL 444 Shakespeare (3 credits)
  • ENGL 445 Shakespeare's Contemporaries (3 credits)
  • ENGL 446 Milton (3 credits)
  • ENGL 447 The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (3 credits)
  • ENGL 448 The English Novel to Jane Austen (3 credits)
  • ENGL 449 (US) (IL) Women Poets (3 credits)
  • ENGL 450 The Romantics (3 credits)
  • ENGL 451 Literary Modernism in English (3 credits)
  • ENGL 452 The Victorians (3 credits)
  • ENGL 453 Victorian Novel (3 credits)
  • ENGL 454 Modern British and Irish Drama (3 credits)
  • ENGL 455 Topics in British Literature (3 credits)
  • ENGL 456 British Fiction, 1900-1945 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 457 British Fiction Since 1945 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 458 Twentieth-Century Poetry (3 credits) (Semester: 1-6)

American Literature

Select 3 credits from:

  • ENGL 231 American Literature to 1865 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 232 American Literature from 1865 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 432 The American Novel to 1900 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 433 The American Novel: 1900-1945 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 434 Topics in American Literature (3 credits)
  • ENGL 435 The American Short Story (3 credits)
  • ENGL 436 American Fiction Since 1945 (3 credits)
  • ENGL 437 The Poet in America (3 credits)
  • ENGL 438 American Drama (3 credits)
  • ENGL 439 American Nonfiction Prose (3 credits) (Semester: 1-6)

Comparative Literature

Select 3 credits from:

  • ENGL 135 (GH) (US) Alternative Voices in American Literature (3 credits)
  • ENGL 139 (GH) (US) Black American Literature (3 credits)
  • ENGL 194 (GH) (US) (IL) (WMNST) 194 Women Writers (3 credits)
  • ENGL 226 (GH) (US) (IL) (LTNST) Latina and Latino Border Theories (3 credits)
  • ENGL 235 (US) (AAA S) African-American Oral Folk Tradition (3 credits)
  • ENGL 245(GH) (US) Introduction to Lesbian and Gay Studies (3 credits)
  • ENGL 431 (US) Black American Writers (3 credits)
  • ENGL 461 (US) The Vernacular Roots of African American Literature (3 credits)
  • ENGL 462 (US) Reading Black, Reading Feminist (3 credits)
  • ENGL 463 (US) African American Autobiography (3 credits)
  • ENGL 466 (US) African American Novel I (3 credits)
  • ENGL 467 (US) African American Novel II (3 credits)
  • ENGL 468 (US) African American Poetry (3 credits)
  • ENGL 469 (US) Slavery and the Literary Imagination (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 101 (GH) (US) (IL) The Theme of Identity in World Literatures; Race, Gender, and Other Issues of Diversity (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 109 (GH) (US) (IL) Native American Myths, Legends and Literature (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 110 (GH) (US) (IL) Jewish Literature: An International Perspective (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 111 (GH) (IL) Introduction to Literatures of India (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 404 (IL) Topics in Asian Literature (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 422 (IL) African Drama (3 credits)
  • CMLIT 423 (IL) African Novel (3 credits) (Semester: 1-6)

Writing

Select 3 credits from:

  • ENGL 212 Introduction to Fiction Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 213 Introduction to Poetry Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 281 Televisions Script Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 215 Introduction to Article Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 412 Advanced Fiction Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 413 Advanced Poetry Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 414 Biographical Writing (3 credits)
  • ENGL 415 Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3 credits) (Semester: 1-6)

Media Literacy

Select 6 credits from:

  • COMM 100 (GS) The Mass Media and Society (3 credits)
  • COMM 120 Advertising and Society (3 credits)
  • COMM 150 (GA) The Art of the Cinema (3 credits)
  • COMM 180 (GS) Survey of Electronic Media and Telecommunications (3 credits)
  • COMM 205 (US) Women, Minorities and Media (3 credits)
  • COMM 250 (GA) Film History and Theory (3 credits)
  • COMM 453 (IL) Narrative Theory: Film and Literature (3 credits)
  • COMM 454 Documentary in Film and Television (3 credits)
  • CAS 211 Informative Speaking (3 credits)
  • CAS 213 Persuasive Speaking (3 credits)
  • CAS 215 Argumentation (3 credits)
  • CAS 250 Small Group Communication (3 credits)
  • CAS 271 (US) (IL) Intercultural Communication (3 credits)
  • CAS 280W Storytelling and Speaking (3 credits)
  • CAS 375 Rhetoric and Public Controversy (3 credits)
  • CAS 422 (US) Contemporary African American Communication (3 credits)
  • CAS 480 Group Performance of Literature (3 credits) (Semester: 1-6)