Secondary Education

SVSU’s secondary education program provides a supervised teaching experience in the first year of enrollment, allowing you to experience teaching before enrolling in Education courses. Prior to student teaching, students have 300 hours of experiences with students, teachers and administrators. Secondary education students earn a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education. In addition to education courses, students complete a major and a minor. For complete degree requirements, refer to the course catalog.

The Secondary Teacher Education program consists of:

1) SVSU Basic Skills Requirements
2) General Education Requirements
3) Academic major and minor requirements (see options below)
4) Professional Studies courses (taken upon admission to the College of Education) -- curriculum

Majors for Teacher Certification:

Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Communication & Theater (Speech Education)
English Education
French Education
History Education
Integrated Science Education
Mathematics Education
Music Education
Physical Education
Physics Education
Spanish Education
Special Education K-12 Programs
-Autism Spectrum Disorders; K-12
-Cognitive Impairments; K-12
-Emotional Impairments; K-12
Visual Arts Education

Minors for Teacher Certification:

Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Communication & Theatre (Speech Education)
English Education
French Education
Geography Education
German Education
History Education
Mathematics Education
Physical Education
Physics Education
Political Science Education
Spanish Education


CONTENT AREA ENDORSEMENTS FOR CERTIFIED TEACHERS

Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Communication & Theater (Speech Education)
English Education
English as a Second Language Endorsement
French Education
History Education
Mathematics Education
Music Education
Physical Education
Physics Education
Spanish Education
Special Education; K-12 Programs:
Autism Spectrum Disorders; K-12
Emotional Impairments; K-12
Cognitive Impairments; K-12
Learning Disabilities; K-12
Visual Arts Education