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English Education Major

Bringing Words to Life

Do you love reading, writing, and analyzing literary works? With an English Education degree, you can share your literary passions by teaching career in middle school or high school. English courses dive deep into classical and contemporary works of American, British, and world writers and thinkers. You will hone your creative and analytical writing skills, learn different approaches to literary criticism, and develop an understanding of grammar and composition.

By the Books of Education

Along with taking classes to develop your writing and literary analysis skills, you'll also take courses to prepare you for running a classroom. Education courses provide practical training in educational psychology, classroom management and discipline, and assessment methods for middle and high school classrooms. You will also be trained in varied approaches to teaching English and engaging secondary education students in English literature and creative writing.

Every English Education major completes a semester of full-time teaching during their senior year. The semester is split between two placements in different schools, in Indiana or abroad, in different grade levels.

Learn more about Education opportunities at Taylor.

English Education Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.

Contact the English Department

Nancy Dayton, English Department Chair
765-998-5543
nndayton@taylor.edu

Pamela Pegg, English Program Assistant
765-998-5141
pmpegg@taylor.edu

Special Programs
  • Special Education

    Expand your education opportunities by adding a Mild Intervention certification to your degree. This Preschool-12 Special Education certificate allows Education majors to work with a broad range of students who have mild to moderate special needs. Learn More

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL

    Develop the skills to teach English as a second language to a diverse range of students. Complete the TESOL program with a significant amount of practical experience that will set you up for success. Learn More

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