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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After Graduation

Many education majors become certified and licensed teachers in Pennsylvania and other states, while many others take positions in unique teaching situations, missions work and other fields.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Education

​Students majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education  social studies take courses specific to the history major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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Spanish Major Leading to K-12 Certification in Spanish

Students majoring in Spanish leading to K-12 certification in Spanish take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses.

 

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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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Middle Level Education

​Middle level education students enjoy rigorous coursework preparation, as well as student teaching and field experiences. Students can major in one of four concentrations​.​

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