Geneva College

 

 

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. 
  • Geneva's Test for Teacher Certification (Praxis II-Secondary Content Areas) pass rate is 99 percent, one of the highest college pass rates in the state.
  • 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.

 

Point of Excellence

Since 1923, Geneva College has been accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
Students to engage in the community through Our Town
Students will provide service in and around Beaver Falls on Sat., Oct 4.
CAMPUS EVENTS
Geneva College welcomes alumni, families and the community to Homecoming
Events are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, October 10-11.
PUBLICATIONS
September issue of @Geneva
Read about the professors who received the Excellency in Teaching and Excellency in Scholarship awards.
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Geneva to participate in Disability Mentoring Day
High school students will come to campus for hands-on programs and job shadowing opportunities.
FACULTY
Professor Richard Talbert joins Communication Department
The new member of Geneva's faculty shares his expertise in integrated media.