Certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English

Program Learning Outcomes for the Certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English

Upon completing the certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate mastery of scholarship in English. 

Requirements for the Certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English

The certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English is a graduate certificate.  For general university requirements, please see Graduate Certificates. For additional requirements, regulations, and procedures for all graduate programs, please see All Graduate Students. Students pursuing the certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English must complete:

  • A minimum of 6 courses (18 credit hours) of graduate-level study (graduate semester credit hours, coursework at the 500-level or above) to satisfy certificate requirements.
  • All course requirements met with Rice University coursework (transfer credit not permitted). For additional program guidelines regarding transfer credit, see the Policies tab.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.67 or higher in all Rice coursework
  • A minimum program GPA of 3.00 or higher in all Rice coursework that satisfies requirements for the graduate certificate with a minimum grade of B- (2.67 grade points) in each course.

The courses listed below satisfy the requirements for this certificate. In certain instances, courses not on this official list may be substituted upon approval of the certificate’s academic advisor, or where applicable, the Program Director. Course substitutions must be formally applied and entered into Degree Works by the certificate's Official Certifier. Additionally, these must be approved by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Students and their academic advisors should identify and clearly document the courses to be taken.

Summary

Total Credit Hours Required for the Certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English18

Certificate Requirements

Select 6 courses from the following:18
THEORY AND METHODS: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS & READING (ELAR)
SHAKESPEARE AND FILM
MODERN DRAMA ON FILM AND IN PERFORMANCE
THE CITY IN LITERATURE
MY FAVORITE NOVELS - AND GREAT FILMS MADE FROM THEM
HEAVEN AND HELL: FROM DANTE TO MILTON AND BEYOND
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATURE
WOMEN IN SOUTHERN LITERATURE
CREATIVE NONFICTION
MASTERPIECES OF THE POETIC TRADITION
ADVANCED CREATIVE NONFICTION
THE LITERATURE OF THE SIXTIES
Total Credit Hours18

Policies for the Certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English

Department of Liberal Studies Graduate Handbook

The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. As an additional resource for students, Liberal Studies publishes a graduate program handbook, which can be found here: https://gradhandbooks.rice.edu/2021_22/Liberal_Studies_Graduate_Handbook.pdf

Transfer Credit 

For Rice University’s policy regarding transfer credit, see Transfer Credit. Some departments and programs have additional restrictions on transfer credit. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic program’s advisor when considering transfer credit possibilities.

Program Transfer Credit Guidelines

Students pursuing the certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English should be aware of the following program-specific transfer credit guidelines:

  • Transfer credit coursework cannot be applied or used to meet any of the program’s course requirements.

Additional Information 

For additional information, please see the Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing website: https://glasscock.rice.edu/dual-credit

Opportunities for the Certificate in Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing - English

Association of Graduate Liberal Studies National Honor Society 

Certificate students who are concurrently pursuing the Master of Liberal Studies degree may be eligible for induction into the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies National Honor Society. MLS graduates who earn a 3.75 GPA or higher and have demonstrated leadership in the classroom and in the greater community are eligible for nomination. 

Additional Information 

For additional information, please see the Dual Credit Teacher Credentialing website: https://glasscock.rice.edu/dual-credit