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Secondary Education – English B.S.E. (on campus)

Secondary Education – English B.S.E. (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 on a one-on-one basis. Secondary English Education Degree.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

Worship Studies Degree

Christian College in PA


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:

Secondary English Education Degree
  • High School English Teacher
  • Middle School English Teacher
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Education Administrator/Consultant
  • ESL / ELL Tutor
  • Content Writer/Editor
  • Exam and Assessment Writer
  • Literacy Coach

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.

Secondary English Education Degree
Secondary English Education

Secondary English Education Major
Stafford Springs, CT

“My professors are personal and sincere…What better people to learn the art of education from than the ones who take material beyond the classroom, invest in the individuals, and show that the struggles, dreams, and desires of the past are the same today?”


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. Secondary English Education Degree.
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.


What You Will Study

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.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • Expository Writing [EN105]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • American Literature I [LI221C]
  • College Math I [MA102]
  • Introduction to Education [ED201]
  • American Literature II [LI222C]
  • College Math II [MA104]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]

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) [ED202] – 2 credits
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Foundations of Literary Criticism [LI341]
  • Introduction to Special Education [SED320]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • English / Literature Elective 1
  • Theatre Practicum [DR340] – 1 credit
  • Structural Grammar and Linguistics [EN330]
  • Child and Adolescent Development [PS204]
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • 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 [EN340] – 1 credit
  • British Literature I [LI211A]
  • Themes in Adolescent Literature [LI401]
  • Psychology of Learning and Education [PS308]
  • English / Literature Elective 3
  • History Core Elective
  • Introduction to Fine Arts [AR200]
  • Educating the English Learner [ED422]
  • British Literature II [LI212A]
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • 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 [ED212]
  • Teaching Grammar and Writing in Secondary Schools [ED315]
  • Teaching Literature and Reading in Secondary Schools [ED316]
  • Senior Education Seminar [ED421] – 1 credit
  • Literacy Development and Instruction in Core Secondary Courses [LY312]
  • Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom [SED413]
  • Student Teaching Seminar [ED432] – 0 credits
  • Student Teaching I [ED434] – 6 credits
  • Student Teaching II [ED436] – 6 credits

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

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.


Meet our Faculty

These are the awesome people from who you will be learning, here at CSU.

Secondary English Education Degree

Christian College in PA


Your Priority: God's Word

While you prepare for your career, you’ll also earn a double major in Biblical Studies. At CSU, you’ll experience personal mentorship with someone who cares deeply about you and your relationship with your Creator. You’ll be challenged to think through topics and questions through a biblical worldview. Your Bible courses will lay a foundation for whatever path God has for your life.

When you attend this Bible college, you’re getting more than just a degree—you’re getting the tools, support system and encouragement to follow Christ with your whole heart—long after graduation.


You want to
choose a college:

  • Where you can get prepared for your future.
  • Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
  • Where you truly find your fit.

Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.

Secondary English Education Degree

Christian College in PA


Here's what our students actually pay:

(Hint—it's way less than "sticker" price! Plus, our costs continually fall below our in-state, private school competitors' actual costs.)

A Christ-centered education is a wise investment. That's why we make biblical education as affordable as possible for students like you.

Scholarships are for Christian character, work ethic and academics. 99% of full-time, on-campus students get free financial aid(Based on incoming class of Fall 2021)



(Does not include federal and state grants.)



Take the Next Step

See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.




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