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Bachelor of Science in Education Degree

A Bachelor of Science in English Education at UCM provides you with the opportunity to study rhetoric, English grammar, history of the English language and more.

Why choose English Education at UCM?

  • UCM's B.S.E. in English program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
  • The English Department's award-winning creative writing faculty produces Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing, the highly regarded, internationally distributed literary magazine.
  • Nearly 100 percent placement rate in Missouri of our students who have sought a teaching job.

What will I study?
By majoring in English Education, you will be able to maintain your interest in reading, writing and critical thinking by taking basic literature courses along with several electives that correlate with your areas of interest.

Courses include:

  • Advanced Rhetoric
  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • Literature for Adolescents

What can I do with a degree in English Education?

  • Professor
  • Teacher
  • Tutor

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In English, there is the opportunity to be involved in Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society.

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

The English department has diverse faculty members dedicated to teaching a wide variety of courses in literature, writing, linguistics and critical thinking.

Learn more about English at UCM:
Department of English and Philosophy 
660-543-4425

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"The time I had at UCM definitely prepared me for teaching. I was able to build up resources that have helped me in the classroom."
Ashley Hiller, UCM alumna