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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  Jun 13, 2024
2020-2021 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

Secondary Education/Biology Focus

Secondary Education - Chemistry

Secondary Education/Chemistry Focus

Secondary Education - English

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

English Literature

Secondary Education/English Literature Focus

English Writing

Secondary Education/English Writing Focus

Secondary Education - Mathematics

Secondary Education/Mathematics Focus

Secondary Education - Social Studies

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


Secondary Education/History Focus

Political Science

Secondary Education/Political Science Focus

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