Teaching Endorsement Options

English - Literature Emphasis with Teaching Endorsement Option (65 Credits) - Download the Plan of Study
In order to receive a recommendation for state of Washington certification students must complete a "teacher certification" program, one of which is offered by the Department of Secondary Education as part of the undergraduate BA degree, as a post-baccalaureate program, or as a part of the Master in Teaching degree. See the Secondary Education section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements. Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Students must meet with the secondary education academic advisor in the English department to complete a plan of study.

  • One of the following: ENG 301 or 302
  • Two literature and culture seminars from ENG 307, 308, 309, 310, 311
  • Two literature and culture surveys from ENG 317, 318, 319, 320, 321
  • ENG 313
  • ENG 347
  • ENG 350
  • ENG 370 - Students who earn a 3.0 or better in LING 201 may substitute a 300 or 400-level English course for ENG 370 with approval of a major advisor
  • ENG 418
  • ENG 436, 443, 444

English - Creative Writing Emphasis with Teaching Endorsement Option (75 Credits) - Download the Plan of Study
In order to receive a recommendation for state of Washington certification students must complete a "teacher certification" program, one of which is offered by the Department of Secondary Education as part of the undergraduate BA degree, as a post-baccalaureate program, or as a part of the Master in Teaching degree. See the Secondary Education section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements. Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Students must meet with the secondary education academic advisor in the English department to complete a plan of study.

  • Two literature and culture seminars from ENG 307, 308, 309, 310, 311
  • Two literature and culture surveys from ENG 317, 318, 319, 320, 321
  • ENG 347
  • One of the following: ENG 301, 302, or 371
  • ENG 370 - Students who earn a 3.0 or better in LING 201 may substitute a 300 or 400-level English course for ENG 370 with approval of a major advisor
  • ENG 436
  • Two from: ENG 351, 353, 354, THTR 384, FAIR 354v
  • Three from: ENG 451, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 466; THTR 485, FAIR 454y
  • ENG 443
  • ENG 444