Secondary English Education Program Details

Program Curriculum

The secondary English teacher education program curriculum is built on the belief that it is critical for KU students to not only gain a broad-based teacher education preparation, but to supplement that education with hands-on practical experience in the field. This powerful combination allows our students to excel in any classroom environment.

General Education Courses


Content Area Courses


Additional Requirements for Content Area Courses

  • British Literature Requirement
  • American Literature Requirement
  • Individual Authors/Movements Requirement (2)
  • Creative Writing Requirement
  • English Language Studies Requirement
  • Transcultural Literature Requirement
  • Advanced Composition Requirement

Teacher Education Courses


Please note: This is only a potential plan of study. Consult with your academic advisor before enrolling.

Program Curriculum Resources

Freshmen and transfer students will complete the KU Core Curriculum for general education requirements. Review the KU Academic Catalog or consult the program detail sheet for more comprehensive information on the required courses for the bachelor’s degree in secondary English education at KU.

Program Faculty

portrait of Nicole Babalola
Nicole Babalola
Associate Teaching Professor
portrait of Laurie A Cleavinger
Laurie A Cleavinger
Teaching Professor
portrait of Heidi L Hallman
Heidi L Hallman
Chair, Department of Curriculum and Teaching
Daniel Thomas
Daniel Thomas
Assistant Professor in Secondary Education