Accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Columbia College English Education Program equips students with the skills and
English Education (BA with Teaching Certification)
Accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Columbia College English Education Program equips students with the skills and the certifications necessary to teach anywhere in the United States, including the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Few degree programs offer more hands-on, relevant experience than Columbia College's English Education Program. 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
Students will have the option to 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....
The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish successful students with comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to such a double major and to hel
Duration (years): 4
Qualification Awarded: English Language and Literature (BA,4 years)
Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree)
Language of Instruction: English
Mode of Study: Distance Learning
Minimum ECTS Credits: 240
Profile of the Programme
The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish successful students with comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to such a double major and to help them achieve their specialisation in Linguistics and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or in Literature. The programme, therefore, concentrates on three core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of how language in general, and English in particular, actually works, (b) TEFL, by offering theoretical and practical courses in TEFL to allow students to pursue careers in teaching English, and (c) English Literature, by covering the great authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all genres: poetry, drama, and prose....
Develop strong literacy skills as you read and write critically
Build a foundation in critical thinking and communication that you can apply as a writer, teacher and in m
The English major is the best preparation a Mercy College student can have for any career or profession. It offers a way to discover, enjoy and reflect on universal themes in great literature that show us what it means to be human. In addition, it fosters the ability to communicate effectively: to write correctly, to read and think critically, and to speak effectively. These are the skills that provide a clear advantage for success in a business or profession.
English Fast Facts
Students begin with foundation courses:
Poetics: An Introduction to Literary Texts
Survey of English Literature I
Survey of English Literature II
Students also take courses in each of these categories:
Social and Cultural
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