Requirements - Secondary Education (K- 6)

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Secondary Education, 5–12 —EDUC (33 hours)

Students planning to complete the Secondary Education major must complete a major in one of the following content disciplines approved for Saint Mary’s College: English; history (history majors must complete additional course work in political science and one of the following: sociology, psychology, economics); mathematics; political science (political science majors must complete additional course work in history and one of the following: sociology, psychology, economics); science (science majors must complete licensing requirements in one of the following areas: chemistry, life science); Spanish.

All of the following are required:

  • EDUC 201 Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society field 3 hours
  • EDUC 220 Applied Media and Instructional Technology 3 hours
  • EDUC 345 Curriculum and Assessment in Middle/High School field 3 hours
  • EDUC 346 Literacy Strategies and Classroom Management in Middle/High School field 3 hours
  • EDUC 350 Educational Psychology: Human Growth and Development of the Middle/High School Student field 3 hours
  • EDUC 356 Educational Psychology: Educating Exceptional Learners in Middle/High School field 3 hours

One of the following:

  • EDUC 474 Student Teaching in Middle/High School 12 hours
  • EDUC 475 Student Teaching in High School 12 hours

One of the following:

  • EDUC 443 Teaching Social Studies in Middle/High School field 3 hours
  • EDUC 445 Teaching Modern Languages in Middle/High School field 3 hours
  • EDUC 447 Teaching English in Middle/High School field 3 hours
  • EDUC 449 Teaching Science in Middle/High School field 3 hours
  • EDUC 451 Teaching Mathematics in Middle/High School field 3 hours