Appalachian was founded in 1899. The pioneering spirit necessary to overcome the mountains hardships quickly characterized the institution, giving Appalachian a special niche in higher education that continues today. After more than a century, students still feel the pull of this unique place to transform their lives, and Appalachian has remained focused on providing students with educational experiences that are not only life-changing but world-changing.
The skills and experience you develop during your education degree prepare you for a range of careers working with children and young people
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
Community education officer
Early years teacher
English as a foreign language teacher
Further education teacher
Primary school teacher
Secondary school teacher
Special educational needs teacher
Jobs where your degree would be useful:
Family support worker
Museum education officer
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
North Carolina needs teachers. Students in Appalachian's English, Secondary Education (BS) program receive excellent preparation to be an English teacher through the university's Department of English and renowned Reich College of Education. This NCATE-accredited program produces the most English, Secondary Education graduates in the state. It also has an excellent placement record. It is designed for students who want to teach high school English, although majors often go on to graduate school or other professional schools in areas such as law or medicine. Some also become professors of education. I want to find another Bachelor Course The training is rigorous, preparing future teachers who are broad in their thinking, well informed theory and practice, and concerned diversity, community and their ongoing professional growth. Graduates also experience success and flexibility in careers as diverse as writing, publishing, journalism, broadcasting and marketing, as well as educational administration, law, business, library and information science, health care, politics and more.
Programme Structure Courses include: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age Critical Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Psychology Applied to Teaching Creating Inclusive Learning Communities Policies and Practice in Educational Assessment or Student Teaching
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Submit a complete application prior to the notification period deadline. A complete application includes the following items: A completed online application; A non-refundable application fee of $55. Appalachian accepts Official Application Fee Waivers from the College Board, ACT and National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). For questions about fee waivers please contact your High School College Counselor; Official copy of high school transcripts that includes grades 9 to 12; Official test scores (either SAT or ACT); Official college transcripts submitted directly to Appalachian from each previously attended institution; (this is especially important for students from Early College and Middle College schools) or Additional information requested, upon submission of your application, by the Office of Admissions.