Overview

The Bachelor of Science in 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.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Success

Piedmont International University has transformed my life and ministry for the Lord.  I chose this school for its consistent doctrinal teaching at all academic levels and for its dispensational approach to Scripture.  The faculty and staff go the extra mile to help students receive the best education possible.  If you want the best academic training for ministry, choose Piedmont!

Ward Harris, B.A.B.S, M.A.B.S., Ph.D. in Progress
Associate Pastor, Church Administrator, and Bible Teacher
Ripplemead, VA

Loved my time here. Solid teaching from loving and invested teachers and staff! They are compassionate, involved people that truly love God.

Kathryn Best
Consumer Sales Associate at Kaplan Early Learning Company

 

Admissions Requirements

 

Objectives

 

Upon completion of the program, the 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 needs;
  • Plan instruction and assessment that promote critical thinking in diverse student populations, utilizing current technological and pedagogical skills.
 

 

Summary of Required Hours

Biblical Studies 30
General Education 36
Professional Studies
29
Speciality Area
35
Total 130

Degree Completion Plan

Fall Semester

BO101     Old Testament Survey     3 hours
ED201     Foundations of Education*     3 hours
GE101     English Composition I*     3 hours
GH101     Survey of World History I      3 hours
GT100      Student Life Seminar     1 hour
PT101     Evangelism     2 hours
PE     PE Activity     1 hour

Total  16

 

Spring Semester

BH104     Biblical Interpretation I: Principles of Biblical Interpretation      2 hours
BN102     New Testament Survey     3 hours
BP102     Christian Ethics     2 hours
ED202     Early Field Experience*     1 hour
GC111     Mathematics Survey     3 hours
GE102     English Composition II*     3 hours
GP202     General Psychology     3 hours

Total  17

*Must make a “C” or better 

Fall Semester

BH201     Biblical Interpretation II: Dispensationalism     2 hours
CE201     Philosophy of Christian Education*     3 hours
ED203     Diverse Learners*     3 hours
EN201     Survey of British Literature I*     3 hours
GC207     Survey of Physical Science     3 hours
GS201     Principles of Speech     3 hours

Total  17

 

Spring Semester

BH202     Biblical Interpretation III: Issues in Eschatology     2 hours
ED302     Human Growth & Development*     3 hours
EN202     Survey of British Literature II*     3 hours
EN303     Adolescent Literature*     3 hours
GF     Fine Arts Elective     3 hours
Bible Elective     3 hours

Total  17

 *Must make a “C” or better

Fall Semester

BT301     Bible Doctrine I     3 hours
ED305     Educational Technology*     3 hours
EN300     American Literature: Before 1865*     3 hours
EN304     Literary Criticism*     3 hours
Bible Elective     3 hours
Educational Assessments*     3 hours

Total  18

 

Spring Semester

BN402     Acts     2 hours
BT302     Bible Doctrine II     3 hours
EN302     Survey of World Literature*     3 hours
EN308     Shakespearean Drama*     3 hours
EN316     Elements of Composition*     3 hours
EN320     American Literature: After 1865*     3 hours

Total  17

*Must make a “C” or better

Fall Semester

ED301     Educational Psychology*    3 hours
ED401     Reading in the Content Area*     3 hours
EN403     English Novel*     3 hours
ED411     Teaching English in the Secondary Schools*     3 hours
ED413     Secondary Classroom Management *     3 hours
EN421     Education Practicum*     1 hour

Total  16

 

Spring Semester

EN422     Student Teaching*     12 hours

Total  12 hours

*Must make a “C” or better