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BA in English - Secondary English Education

Regent University's Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary English Education program offers students the chance to prepare for careers that involve teaching English in secondary schools. Get more information about this bachelor's program below.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary English Education

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Potential students of the Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary English Education program at Regent University should be interested in a career teaching English in middle school or high school. All applicants to Regent University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Students who enroll in Regent University's Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary English Education program have the opportunity study techniques and methods educators use to teach different English subjects and work with students at varying levels of development at the secondary level. The program is designed to cover classroom management strategies, curriculum development, education technology, and more.

During their time in the program, students could take part in field experiences that focus on student teaching and the use of electronic performance portfolios. The program is also designed to provide students with a minimum of 90 supervised observation and participation hours through two practicums.

Learning Format:

On campus

Program Length:

130 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary English Education:

Regent University's Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary English Education program consists of general education, professional studies, English major, English elective, and communication courses that total 130 credits. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Introduction to Bible
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Intro. to Christian History & Thought
  • Public Speaking (Campus Only)
  • English Composition
  • Research & Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Students select one of the following:
    • Math for Liberal Arts
    • College Algebra
    • Statistics
    • Calculus I
    • Discrete Math
  • Students select one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory
    • General Biology I
    • Origins of the Cosmos
  • Students select one of the following:
    • U.S. History I to 1877
    • U.S. History II from 1877
  • Students select one of the following:
    • Introduction to Economics
    • Microeconomics
  • Students select one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

Professional Studies Courses (37 credits)

  • Orientation to Teaching
  • Technology for Education
  • Secondary Curriculum Fundamentals
  • Classroom Mgmt. for Secondary Classrooms
  • Child & Adolescent Growth & Development
  • Foundations of Education
  • Content Reading and Differentiation
  • Practicum I
  • Practicum II
  • Teaching English in Secondary Education
  • Adv. Methods of Teaching Eng. in Sec. Ed.
  • Field Experience/Student Teaching
  • Field Experience E-Portfolio

English Major Courses (30 credits)

  • Literature of the U.S.: Beginning - Civil War
  • Literature of the U.S.: Civil War - 21st Cent.
  • British Literature: Middle Ages - 18th Cent.
  • British Literature: 19th Cent. - 21st Cent.
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Introduction to the English Language
  • The Art of the Essay
  • Studies in World Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • English Senior Seminar

English Elective Courses (9 credits)

  • Students select three of the following:
    • Milton and the 17th Century
    • Restoration and the 18th Century
    • British Romantics
    • Victorian Literature
    • 19th Century Amer. Renaissance
    • Amer. Realism and Naturalism
    • Lit. of the Amer. South
    • Modern American Poetry
    • Contemporary Literature

Communication Courses (6 credits)

  • Oral Communication
  • Group Communication

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who complete the BA in English - Secondary English Education program may choose to continue their education by pursuing a master's degree. They might select from program options that prepare them to teach different groups of learners or different English subjects, or they might choose to study another area of education, such as curriculum development or education administration.

Graduates could be able to pursue degrees that include:

  • Master of Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Master of Arts in Literature
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in English Education
  • Master of Arts in Education Administration
  • Master of Arts in Curriculum Development

Career Paths:

After finishing the BA in English - Secondary English Education program, students may be ready to seek careers that involve teaching English in secondary education institutes or seek other roles that involve educating students. Duties of these positions might include utilizing education technology, managing classroom behavior, and creating curriculum.

Career options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

  • Middle school English teacher
  • High school English teacher
  • Missionary
  • Education tutor or consultant

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