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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

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.

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