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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Teaching Licenses

Graduation and certification are not synonymous terms. All students seeking certification must apply to the Department of Education for admission to the certification program.

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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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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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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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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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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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