Students select a major in the area or subject they desire to teach upon graduation. Though many of the requirements are the same, students are able to take more classes within their focus and gain their classroom experience in their specified concentration. Available majors include:
Students may also gain their teacher certification through Special Education (BSED), Music Education (BME), or Business for Secondary Education (BBA). Teacher Certification is also offered through Math, Biology, Family Sciences, and Human Development majors.
Internships are offered in Brisbane, Australia and in England. The internships are four to five weeks long and occur at the end of the fall semester. A summer study program is also offered in Costa Rica. Students live with a host family and work four days a week in a private bilingual school. In addition, the School of Education offers semester study abroad programs in England and at Hong Kong Baptist University.
For more information: Teacher Certification Majors
Students in this program begin as a pre-major. Learn more about pre-majors.