School of Education and Behavioral Studies

English/Secondary Education

You have an affinity for English language and literature, and want to educate adolescents. At Palm Beach Atlantic University you can answer your call of becoming a Secondary Education English teacher. Learn the historical and philosophical foundations of education, as well as important topics such as instructional tools, the Florida Accomplished Practices, Sunshine State Standards and the role of the teacher.  You will be educated by the dynamic faculty of Florida's top Christian college.

Your Courses & Classes

Your Experience

  • Explore Christian worldview and philosophy.
  • Examine important learning theories and learning processes while emphasizing cultural, and environmental influences on the learning experience.
  • Study literary texts and modern English grammar.
  • Receive field experience and observation in the classrooms of local schools.

Your Opportunities

Theory and practice will be studied and integrated through class discussions and field-experience observations during your student teaching in Palm Beach County schools. PBA’s English department enjoys an excellent reputation in the community, and in educational circles. Your program will also address the Sunshine State Standards, the Accomplished Practices, and the Florida Education Standards Commission's Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct and its ramifications, which leads to first-rate employment opportunities for you after graduation.