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Bachelor of Science in English Education

Related Minors

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Studies Education

Degree Overview

The English Education program teaches you to exercise critical thinking skills, understand the linguistic principles behind the English language, and sharpen your composition skills in a variety of genres such as creative, technical, journalistic, and argumentative writing. Majoring in English Education acquaints you with the history, philosophy, and modern trends of education, as well as the latest technology and teaching techniques. This degree program prepares you to engage others in an exciting and challenging world of literature, composition, and grammar.

Potential Careers*

  • Teacher
  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Proofreader
  • Editor
  • Literacy tutor
  • Writing lab coordinator
  • Librarian

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.

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English Education Program Outcomes

  • English Education Majors will demonstrate their content knowledge by passing the Praxis II content test.
  • English Education Majors will demonstrate their content knowledge by passing all content course work.
  • English Education majors will achieve at least a B- grade on their pedagogy skills through numerous micro teaching and clinical teaching (field work) experiences.
  • English Education majors will display their dispositions concerning the rigors of the teaching profession by submitting high quality course work, high quality clinical teaching (field work) preparation, and positive attitudes that inform their behavior.
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