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English Secondary Education Major

The major in Secondary Education is designed to prepare a person to teach in a specialization (English) in grades 6-12 (middle and/or senior high school) in public or private school fields. For professional certification, one should consult BCF's Teacher Education Division as well as the state board of education requirements for teaching in a particular state.

English Secondary Education Course Requirements | 132 Total Hours

General Education Foundation (33 hours)

Specializations within the General Education Foundation:
  • HI 223 American History: Age of Exploration to Reconstruction
  • HI 224 American History: Reconstruction to Present
  • MA 230 College Algebra
  • IT 202 Information Technology Applications
  • SCI 201 Introduction to Biological Science
Additional Requirements (15 hours)
  • MA 210 Geometry
  • MA 220 Finite Mathematics
  • SCI 202 Introduction to Earth Science
  • SCI 203 Physical Science
  • HI 211 Western Civilization: Earliest Times to 1700 OR
    HI 212 Western Civilization: 1700 to Present

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)

Major (66 hours)

Professional Education
  • EDU 1030 Philosophy of the Christian School Movement
  • EDU 2005 Foundations and Curriculum of Education
  • EDU 2010 Psychology of Teaching and Learning
  • EDU 3000F General Methods of Teaching
  • EDU 3010F Classroom Management
  • EDU 3015F Survey of Special Education
  • EDU 3020 Measurement and Evaluation
  • ESOL 3701F Teaching Diverse Populations
  • ESOL 3710F ESOL Curriculum and Methods
  • EDU 4500 Materials and Methods for Teaching English
  • EDU 4090F Education Internship
  • EDU 4505 Teaching Reading at the Secondary Level
English Education - Select 12 hours
  • ENG 221 Survey of World Literature
  • ENG 222 Survey of American Literature
  • ENG 223 Survey of English Literature
  • ENG 320 Advanced Grammar
  • ENG 410 Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice
Electives - Select 12 hours (6 hours must be at either the 300 or 400 level)
  • ENG 224 Survey of Christian Literature
  • ENG 305 Poetry: Theory and Practice
  • ENG 308 Colonial American Literature
  • ENG 310 American Prose Writers: World War 1 - Present
  • ENG 315 Creative Fiction
  • ENG 325 British and American Literature: 1660-1800
  • ENG 405 History of the English Language
  • ENG 410 Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice
  • ENG 415 Shakespeare 1: Histories and Comedies
  • ENG 416 Shakespeare 2: Tragedies and Romances
  • ENG 420 Nineteenth-century British Novels
  • ENG 425 Studies in the Short Story
  • ENG 430 Creative Nonfiction: Writing About Spiritual Experience
  • ENG 435 Oxford Christian Writers

Note: Those students who fail to take and pass the computer proficiency examination must take IT 101

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