Sharing perspectives on interpretation.

The English education program seeks to introduce students to the important literature of world culture with an aim of developing them into effective teachers who can understand moral choices and can design, express, interpret and evaluate written literature in light of a Christian worldview.

Cornerstone University graduates are teaching in Michigan and throughout the United States. In addition, graduates are teaching English overseas in international schools and schools for missionary kids.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Humanities Teacher Education
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Career Options

    Teachers with a degree in English Education are able to teach English literature and writing at the secondary education level.

    Relevant Classes

    A well-rounded list of liberal arts and major classes prepare you to excel as an innovative, character-driven professional. And trained advisers provide the personalized, strengths-focused guidance you need to thrive as a college student and complete your degree.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide. This shows how you can finish your degree in four years.

  • Real-World Experience

    Here, 100% of traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. More than a graduation requirement, this hands-on opportunity helps you explore your vocation and gain the practical experience necessary for career success.

    With support from campus resources such as the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students have landed internships at organizations such as:

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    Marketable Expertise

    Cornerstone graduates are influencers in their work, neighborhoods and world for Christ. You can find them building lives that matter in West Michigan and countries around the world.

    Because of their broad knowledge base, major-specific skills and servant leadership qualities, they've contributed value to teams at:

    • Centennial Christian School
    • Fruitport Community Schools
    • Harrisonburg City Schools
    • Tri-Unity Christian High School
    • Urban Family Ministries