Geneva College

Academics

English Education Certification


English DepartmentEnglish education students combine a major in English literature with professional education certification coursework from the education department. The education courses cover issues such as: technology, methods, assessments, exceptionalities in the classroom and more.

English education program course checklist

Why choose English education at Geneva College?Education Department

  • Geneva′s program is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and all 50 states offer some form of reciprocity for certification to Geneva graduates.
  • Geneva College hosts a chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honors society open to English and Writing majors of high academic standing. 
  • Tutoring and extensive field experience in local classrooms.    
  • Publication opportunities include: The Cabinet, weekly student newspaper; The Genevan, annual yearbook; The Chimes, literary publication.
  • Student teaching overseas is available.

Some classes you may take

  • British Literature
  • Masterpieces of World Literature
  • American Literature
  • Exceptionality in the Secondary Classroom
  • Educational Psychology

What are English education graduates from Geneva doing now?

  • Enrolled in graduate programs in English, higher education and library science.
  • Working in business and industry.
  • Teaching in public and Christian schools in locations such as Moscow, Russia; Virginia; Pennsylvania; and Maryland.
  • U.S. News & World Report National Top 100

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes Geneva College as a Top 10 Best Value School out of all North Region colleges, accounting for our academic quality and the net cost of attendance for those receiving the average level of need-based financial aid.

  • U.S. News & World Report National Top 100

    For the second year in a row, Geneva’s ABET-accredited engineering program placed in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the nation.

  • Christian College of Distinction

    Geneva was named a Christian College of Distinction, affirming the school’s dedication to high quality academics founded on the inerrant truth of God’s word.

  • College of Distinction Pennsylvania

    Designated as a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, Geneva is recognized as one of the best places in the state for students to learn, to grow, and to succeed.

  • College of Distinction

    As a College of Distinction, Geneva is nationally recognized for providing outstanding preparation that is highly valued by graduate schools and employers.

  • U.S. News & World Report Regional Top 20

    Geneva College placed in the Top 20 Regional College North Rankings as identified by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Geneva College ranks in the top 45 in return on investment

    Geneva College ranks in the top 45 out of 402 colleges in Pennsylvania analyzed for return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org, a prevalent resource for college affordability and financial aid information.