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English Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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English Education majors at the Claflin University have to complete approximately 100 pre-clinical hours of observation in high schools. In your final semester, you'll be placed in a high school as a teacher candidate to complete one semester of student teaching. All required coursework has to be completed prior to student teaching.

Careers and Outcomes

  • Every year, the public school districts in South Carolina advertise job openings for high school English teachers, and career prospects are excellent. Some school districts offer sign-up bonuses. 
  • School districts in South Carolina provide support for teachers who seek to earn graduate degrees. Our program graduates receive job offers almost as soon as they complete graduation requirements!


Accredited by NCATE, a national teaching professions organization that ensures high-quality programs for teacher preparation, our program is both competitive and comprehensive. Discover why our program graduates have served high schools in our region for decades.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • English Education majors at Claflin who intend to pursue certification in secondary education combine courses in both English and Education to fulfill South Carolina State certification requirements. 
  • In addition to English courses like Advanced Composition, Adolescent Literature, The Development of Modern English, Modern Grammar, Shakespeare, Major Black Writers and Literary Criticism, you'll study teaching methods and content courses in our School of Education. To successfully complete this program, students.need to achieve acceptable scores on Praxis Core and Praxis II standardized tests.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A $65 application fee in U.S. Dollars should be sent in the form of a money order or certified check, made payable to Claflin University. Cash should not be sent.
  • You must submit official certificates and/or final secondary school records, university transcripts and mark sheets with official translations if the document is in another language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8238 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8238 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orangeburg

  • 876 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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