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Bachelor of Science in Education- On Campus

Impact Lives Through Language Arts

The written word is powerful and life-changing. You will learn to help middle and high school students think deeply and biblically about language and literature. The powerful classes taught by highly qualified faculty will prepare you to successfully communicate with students in the classroom and a one-on-one basis.

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Career Potential 

You will be prepared to work with students to help them think deeply about life, philosophy, and the arts in roles such as:

  • High School Teacher
  • Education Consultant
  • Curriculum Designer
  • ESL / ELL Tutor
  • Writer and Editor
  • Exam and Assessment Writer

You will also be ready to continue your education in a master’s degree. You can easily transition into CSU’s Master of Education program.

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Resources for teaching and lesson-planning

Learn to create engaging classroom learning environments. You will gain highly developed thinking and teaching skills to prepare you to teach from your mastery of English content.

Valuable classroom experience

Gain experience through a 12-credit student-teaching experience at both public and private schools. You will be prepared by highly qualified faculty to communicate with students in the classroom and one-on-one.

Solid biblical foundations and philosophies of teaching English

Get a solid basis in theology so that you can teach secular knowledge from a biblical perspective.
You will be prepared to interact with students, parents and coworkers with integrity and kindness.

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • Expository Writing
  • Living Well
  • American Literature I
  • College Math I
  • Introduction to Education
  • American Literature II
  • College Math II
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Theology Survey

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Organization and Management (Secondary)
  • World Religions
  • Foundations of Literary Criticism
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • English / Literature Elective 1
  • Theatre Practicum
  • Structural Grammar and Linguistics
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Speech Communication
  • Theological Distinctives
  • English / Literature Elective 2

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Academic Writing Practicum
  • British Literature I
  • Themes in Adolescent Literature
  • Psychology of Learning and Education
  • English / Literature Elective 3
  • History Core Elective
  • Introduction to Fine Arts
  • Educating the English Learner
  • British Literature II
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • Senior Seminar
  • English / Literature Elective 4

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Teaching Grammar and Writing in Secondary Schools
  • Teaching Literature and Reading in Secondary Schools
  • Senior Education Seminar
  • Literacy Development and Instruction in Core Secondary Courses
  • Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Student Teaching Seminar 
  • Student Teaching I
  • Student Teaching II 

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Share the power of the written word.

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Program Highlights 

  • You will be eligible to apply for Pennsylvania state certification and certification from the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) for teaching English in grades 7–12.
  • You can easily transition into CSU’s Master of Education program.
  • Add a Special Education minor for additional teaching opportunities!

Pass on your passion for language!

Get the tools and experience you need to teach students language arts and help them appreciate and benefit from the written word.

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