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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Oct 24, 2019
 
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Secondary Education, BS


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Teacher candidates wishing to teach middle school and high school choose this education track. Secondary candidates can opt to earn a dual major by completing additional classes in their content area during additional semesters.

Classes focus on:

  • Pedagogy, assessment, and management of students;
  • Teaching diverse students;
  • In-depth content knowledge in a chosen discipline.

Teacher candidates can choose from the following program content areas: Biology, Chemistry, English (Literature or Writing focus), Mathematics, or Social Studies (History or Political Science focus). Teacher candidates choosing to stay for one extra semester (or two in the case of Biology) can earn a dual major in both Secondary Education and in their discipline areas (e.g., Secondary Education in Mathematics AND in Applied Mathematics).

Secondary Education - Concentrations


Secondary Education - Biology


8 Semester Sequence Map (Eight Semester Map for Secondary Education with a Biology Specialty Area)

10 Semester Sequence Map (Secondary Education with a Biology Specialty Area AND Biology Major)

Secondary Education - Chemistry


Eight semester sequence map (Eight Semester Map for Secondary Education with a Chemistry Specialty Area)
Nine semester sequence map (Nine Semester Map for Secondary Education with a Chemistry Specialty Area AND a Chemistry Major)

Secondary Education - English


Students desiring to teach English will choose either an English Literature or English Writing focus.

English Literature


8 semester course sequence map (Eight Semester Map for Secondary Education with an English Literature Specialty Area)
9 semester course sequence map (Nine Semester Map for Secondary Education with an English Literature Specialty Area AND an English Literature Major)

English Writing


8 semester course sequence map (Eight Semester Map for Secondary Education with an English Writing Specialty Area)
9 semester course sequence map (Nine Semester Map for Secondary Education with an English Writing Specialty Area AND English Writing Major)

Secondary Education - Social Studies


Students desiring to teach Social Studies will choose either a History or Political Science focus.

History


8 semester course sequence map (Eight Semester Map for Social Studies Education with a History Specialty Area)
9 semester course sequence map (Nine Semester Map for Social Studies Education with a History Specialty Area AND History Major)

Political Science


8 semester course sequence map (Eight Semester Map for Secondary Social Studies Education with a Political Science Specialty Area)
9 semester course sequence map (Nine Semester Map for Secondary Social Studies Education with a Political Science Specialty Area AND Political Science Major)

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