Literature Specialization

The Literature specialization is an optional choice in the Secondary Teacher Education program and will give you a depth of knowledge in a specific content area of study.

The important skills you develop through the Literature specialization sequence of courses will make you more marketable in more varied school settings with a well-developed literature program when you begin your job search.

  • Become well-versed in significant historical and aesthetic works of literature
  • Learn how to provide cultural knowledge and context about the world in which a book took place
  • Gain literary skills, such as critical reading, forming interpretations and creating arguments
  • Gain a strong foundation for those who wish to create works of literature
  • Use the lens of discipline to strength interdisciplinary thinking through literature

Your faculty advisor in the Division of Education & Human Studies will help you map out the best academic path to reach your desired career and/or graduate studies goals.

Courses in this Specialization Currently Include:

Choose 2 of the following courses:

Choose 1 of the following courses: