Clear spoken and written communication skills are vital for today’s students and English teachers make it happen. Has your life been changed by the books you’ve read? Do you see yourself earning an English education degree to share your passion with middle and high school students? As an English education major, you’ll study centuries of the written word to understand how diverse experiences shape us. You’ll polish your critical thinking skills in order to inspire the next generation of students.
Teaching Literature and Composition
As an English education major, you’ll immerse yourself in English and language arts as well as pedagogy, the art and science of teaching. It’s not just theory because as a BC education major, you’ll take part in more than 100 hours of classroom observations beginning in your second or third semester. Faculty mentors work with you to demystify the psychology of teaching, so you’re prepared for your semester as a student-teacher. All of your coursework is designed to help you pass the certification exams for teacher licensure. You’ll also be encouraged to develop your skills as a servant leader in your community and apply a Christ-centered approach to your calling as an educator.
The Academic Catalog is the students’ guide to all policies and procedures for Bluefield College.
The Teacher Education Handbook is the guide to all of the policies and procedures for students entering the Teacher Education Program (TEP).
The Student Teaching Handbook is the primary resource for all students in the culminating experience for the Teacher Education Program (TEP).