Secondary English Education

Bachelor of Science

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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Education is designed to prepare students who plan to teach English in a secondary school. This program offers an individual a thorough knowledge of grammar, composition, language, and literature, including a theoretical base for continued research in each of these areas. In addition, the program contains strong foundational knowledge of the educational process and specific training in those methods which are appropriate and effective for teaching English.

4 Year Program
Available Residentially

Objectives

Upon completion of the program, the Secondary English Education majors should be equipped to do the following:

  • Integrate biblically-based truth in language arts and literary curriculum and instruction
  • Recall the basic elements of legal and legislative issues in regards to teaching, learning, and supervision of students in a school environment
  • Articulate a personal philosophy of education that reflects biblical principles
  • Write and speak Standard English proficiently, with clear understanding of the fundamentals of English grammar and composition, its usage, historical development, and current pedagogical application
  • Interpret and analyze a wide variety of literature, using several different critical approaches
  • Effectively manage all facets of classroom environment
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of curriculum choices based on current pedagogical theories and student need
  • Plan instruction and assessment that promote critical thinking in diverse student populations, utilizing current technological and pedagogical skills