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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 (3 hours)
  • HI 224. American History: Reconstruction to Present (3 hours)
  • MA 230. College Algebra (3 hours)
  • IT 202. Information Technology Applications (3 hours)
  • SCI 201. Introduction to Biological Science (3 hours)
Additional Requirements (15 hours)
  • MA 210. Geometry (3 hours)
  • MA 220. Finite Mathematics (3 hours)
  • SCI 202. Introduction to Earth Science (3 hours)
  • SCI 203. Physical Science (3 hours)
  • HI 211. Western Civilization: Earliest Times to 1700 (3 hours)
    OR
    HI 212. Western Civilization: 1700 to Present (3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)


Major (66 hours)

Professional Education
  • EDU 1030. Philosophy of the Christian School Movement (2 hours)
  • EDU 2005. Foundations and Curriculum of Education (3 hours)
  • EDU 2010. Psychology of Teaching and Learning (3 hours)
  • EDU 3000F. General Methods of Teaching (3 hours)
  • EDU 3010. Classroom Management (3 hours)
  • EDU 3015. Survey of Special Education (3 hours)
  • EDU 3020. Measurement and Evaluation (3 hours)
  • ESOL 3701. Teaching Diverse Populations (3 hours)
  • ESOL 3710F. ESOL Curriculum and Methods (3 hours)
  • EDU 4500. Materials and Methods for Teaching English (3 hours)
  • EDU 4090F. Education Internship (10 hours)
  • EDU 4505. Teaching Reading at the Secondary Level (3 hours)
English Education - (Select 12 hours, not including General Education Foundation ENG course)
  • ENG 221. Survey of World Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 222. Survey of American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 223. Survey of English Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 320. Advanced Grammar (3 hours)
  • ENG 410. Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
Select 12 hours of additional English courses.
  • ENG 224. Survey of Christian Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 305. Poetry: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 308. Colonial American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 310. American Prose Writers: World War 1 - Present (3 hours)
  • ENG 315. Creative Fiction (3 hours)
  • ENG 325. British and American Literature: 1660-1800 (3 hours)
  • ENG 330. Nineteenth-century American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 335. African-American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 405. History of the English Language (3 hours)
  • ENG 410. Advanced Composition: Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ENG 415. Shakespeare 1: Histories and Comedies (3 hours)
  • ENG 416. Shakespeare 2: Tragedies and Romances (3 hours)
  • ENG 420. Nineteenth-century British Novels (3 hours)
  • ENG 425. Studies in the Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 430. Creative Nonfiction: Writing About Spiritual Experience (3 hours)
  • ENG 435. Oxford Christian Writers (3 hours)

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