Bachelor of Science

Overview

The Bachelor of Science degree in English Education prepares students to develop content knowledge related to structures and functions of language, diverse literatures (including print and non-print texts and multimedia), adolescent literacy and writing theories and processes. This program is a joint program between the College of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Students in this program learn pedagogical content knowledge, including how to select English Language Arts curriculum, how to implement instructional practices like discussion and peer review, how to assess student compositions and how to reflect on their pedagogical practices. Students participate in field experiences, working alongside collaborating teachers in secondary school settings. Courses for earning an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement are included in this program.

Upon successful completion of this state-approved, accredited educator preparation program, students are eligible for certification from the Florida Department of Education in English (grades 6-12) and are competitive applicants for positions such as: