Bachelor Degree in the Content Area
with Secondary Certification

The teacher education program available to students desiring certification to teach at the secondary level (grades 6-12) is a joint responsibility of the Dole Center for Teacher Education and other departments of the college offering teaching field programs. For subject area requirements, please contact the appropriate department.

Teacher Certification Fields:

The secondary education program leads to teaching certification in the following fields:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • History and Government
  • Mathematics
  • Middle level Mathematics
  • Music, P-12
  • Physical Education, P-12
  • Speech/Theatre

The education program requires 33 semester hours of general education courses and liberal arts courses for teacher certification.

Professional Course Requirements (with the exception of 150, 215, and 216 these courses are open only to students who have been admitted to the teacher education program):

In Education:sc students sec.

150 Introduction to Education
215 Foundations of Education
322 Educational Psychology
323 Introduction to Exceptionalities- taught on campus and in a Professional Development School
344 Content Area Literacy
438 Teaching (subject area) in the Secondary School
439 Secondary School Methods and Management
440 Student Teaching Seminar
449 Observation and Supervised Teaching in the Secondary School