Accredited by NCATE, the Columbia College English Education program prepares you for teaching certification in South Carolina and the 49 other states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Those who can, teach.
Few degree programs offer more hands-on, relevant experience than English education. By the time you graduate, you will have accumulated more than 500 hours of classroom experience in area schools.
Become an expert in your field.
In addition to preparing to teach, you will take a wide variety of courses, including African-American Literature, Young Adult Literature, Multicultural Literature, or Genre Studies, such as gothic literature or detective fiction.
Michelle Burgess, center, attended SILCS in 2011.
English Education majors have attended the prestigious Summer Institute for Cultural and Literary Studies at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.
An English Education degree draws on a wide range of disciplines, including psychology, sociology, adolescent development, writing, and public speaking, in addition to teaching methods.
Experience makes a difference.
Dr. Sandra Young and Dr. Allan Nail have more than 13 years of combined experience teaching at the middle and high school levels and another 16 years working with preservice teachers. We love what we do and are committed to preparing you to be a successful education professional.