Your Future in English Education

The Bachelor of Arts in English education at Charleston Southern University prepares graduates to become high school English teachers. You need to have a passion for reading literature and/or writing to be successful. Candidates have completed practicum and student teaching experiences in three local school districts (Charleston County, Dorchester District II and Berkeley County).


Resources for Future Teachers

CSU’s partners at TeachSC have free tools and resources to make applying to our program, and becoming a classroom teacher, easier. If you create a TeachSC account, you will have access to:

  • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
  • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.
  • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances.
  • A chance to win a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition.

To get access, sign up for TeachSC!

Accreditation

CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

English Education: it's a calling

If you want to make a difference in the lives of high schools students, then becoming an English teacher is the path for you.

As an English Education major, you’ll take courses like…

  • Survey of American Literature
  • Literary Criticism
  • Shakespeare
  • Principles and Philosophy of Education
  • Strategies for Managing Individual Differences
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Areas

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • 9-12 English teacher in public schools
  • High school English teacher in private schools
  • High school English teacher overseas
  • Graduate school
  • College professor
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College of Education

The College of Education ensures that candidates have practicum experiences throughout their time at CSU – starting with the very first education course through a yearlong senior placement for student teaching. 

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Wingo Hall

Wingo Hall houses classrooms for the humanities and education and faculty offices for the College of Education. Named for Henry C. Wingo.

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