Secondary Education

​Secondary Education ​​​​​

​Studying secondary education at Grove City College prepares students to become leaders for the young men and women of tomorrow. Students are equipped with the pedagogical, intellectual and professional tools they need to plan, assess and adapt instruction to high school students with different learning styles and capabilities in various ethnic settings and socio-economic groups.

Secondary education students enjoy rigorous coursework preparation, as well as student teaching and field experiences. Students complete a major in biology, chemistry, English (also with communications), French, mathematics, music, physics, social sciences, Spanish or general sciences in addition to completing the core teaching curriculum required by the Department of Education at Grove City College. ​

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English Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in English

In addition to completing 85 credit hours of major coursework, students are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.
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Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major

​Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses​.​

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B.S. in Middle Level (4-8) Science and Math Education

​Along with 98 credit hours of major coursework, middle level (4-8) science/mathematics education majors are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.​​

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B.S. in Middle Level (4-8) Science and History Education

​Middle level (4-8) science/history education majors take 25 credit hours of science and history content for their concentration.​

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Mathematics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

​Majors in mathematics leading to 7-12 certification in mathematics take 88 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching, as well as extra-curricular engagement with the department’s events and honoraries.​

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English Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in English and Communication

Grove City College provides a solid foundation to students wishing to educate the young men and women of tomorrow. Students majoring in English leading to 7-12 certification in English and Communication take courses specific to the major along with the required liberal arts and education core.
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