Minor in Secondary Education
A minor in Secondary Education allows students from other disciplines to complete degree requirements for their major while taking the education courses required for certification. Secondary education certification programs focusing on grades 7-12 are offered in biology, chemistry, earth/space science, English, mathematics, physics, and social studies*. Secondary education certification programs focusing on grades PK-12 are offered in art, French, German, Spanish, and music (both instrumental and vocal).
*Social studies certification includes majors in economics, geography, government, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology. It is necessary to have at least 15 credits in history.
Beyond the Classroom
Two early field experiences plus a 100-day internship over two semesters.
Review the requirements for the minor in secondary education in our Academic Catalogue.
Declaring A Minor
Undergraduate students interested in pursuing the minor must schedule an appointment to meet with the secondary education minor advisor before declaring the minor.
Students who wish to add, change, or drop a minor must submit a Change of Minor form to the Records Office (MH 141). Be sure to get all the signatures required prior to submitting this form. The Change of Minor form is available here on the Records Office website under forms, or in the Records Office (MH 141).
For more information about the minor in secondary education, please contact Mrs. Stacy Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org