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2021-2022 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Jul 02, 2022
 
2021-2022 Greensburg Campus 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.

History


Secondary Education/History Focus

Political Science


Secondary Education/Political Science Focus

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