English for Secondary Education

English

What distinguishes Cornerstone's English for Secondary Education program?

Charissa Hayden '16 | Major: Secondary English Education

"The Teacher Education Division at Cornerstone has gone above and beyond in providing me with an understanding of the world of education. Thanks to the extensive hands-on and classroom experiences, I feel confident that I am equipped with the tools I need to teach in the 21st century."

What can I do with a major in English for Secondary Education?

A major in English for Secondary Education equips you to teach literature and writing at the secondary level.

How can I complete my degree program in four years?

Download a sample degree plan for a major in English for Secondary Education.

4 Year English for Secondary Education Degree Plan

Where are student teaching opportunities available for students in the English for Secondary Education program?

Student teaching opportunities in the West Michigan area are set up through the Teacher Education office.

What are graduates of the English for Secondary Education program doing now?

Cornerstone University graduates are teaching in Michigan and throughout the United States. In addition, graduates are teaching English overseas in international schools or missionary kid (MK) schools.

With a major in English for Secondary Education, what classes will I take?

Adolescent Literature | ENG-323

Study literature suitable for middle school and senior high students, studying and modeling appropriate instructional methodologies.

Linguistic History of the English Language | ENG-353

Study the development of the English language from its Indo-European roots to the present, paying attention to the historical contexts and linguistic features of the language.

Who can I contact for more information on a major in English for Secondary Education?