Winthrop University: Department of English at Winthrop - Goals & Standards

Goals & Standards for English Majors


The Department of English considers the goals and standards established by many major accrediting bodies as it assess and revises the courses our majors take.  Currently, the standards we use are as follows:


Additional Resources

The Conceptual Framework for Teacher Education (College of Education)


The Standards for English Education

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

If you have questions about these goals and standards, please contact Dr. Casey A. Cothran, Chair.

Last Updated: 10/4/21