BACHELORS DEGREE | ENGLISH 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.

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.

Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 1 (3)
  • Concepts in Biochemistry (3)
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)

Total Credits: 14

Semester 2

  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 2 (3)
  • Freshman Fieldwork (0)
  • Foundations of Education (2)
  • The Modern World (3)
  • Math Elective (3)
  • Music Elective (2)

Total Credits: 16

2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year

Related Minors

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Studies Education

 

Potential Career Fields

  • 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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MBU Program Faculty

Meet some of the people in who lead this program

Jerry Kolwinska - Faculty

Jerry Kolwinska

College of Arts and Science | Associate Professor

Credentials

MS English Education, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

MS School Administration, Maranatha Baptist University

BS Christian Education, Faith Baptist Bible College

Nathan Huffstutler - Faculty

Nathan Huffstutler

College of Arts and Science | Associate Professor

Credentials

MA English, Bob Jones University

BA English, Bob Jones University

Traci Mayes - Faculty

Traci Mayes

College of Arts and Science | Assistant Professor

Credentials

MEd Teaching English, Bob Jones University

BS English Education, Bob Jones University

Michael Zwolanek - Faculty

Michael Zwolanek

College of Arts and Science | Associate Professor

Credentials

MA History, Clemson University

BS Social Studies Education, Bob Jones University

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