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Secondary Education, B.A.

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Department Chairperson:

Department Chairperson:
Margaret Pierce (Sabbatical, Spring 2018)
Office: College Center 110C
Phone: 508-565-1901
Acting Department Chairperson Spring 2018:
Karen Anderson
Office: College Center 110B
Phone: 508-565-1073

Licensure Program: Secondary Education (5-12)(8-12)

The Department of Education Studies offers a major in Secondary Education which leads to initial licensure in classroom teaching in one of the following areas: Biology (8-12), Chemistry (8-12), English (8-12), French (5-12), History (8-12), Mathematics (8-12), or Spanish (5-12).

The major in Secondary Education requires the completion of eleven courses.


In order to register for EDU 437 - Practicum: Secondary Education 5-12 Level  or EDU 439 - Practicum: Secondary Education 8-12 Level  and EDU 440 - Practicum: Reflective Seminar , the Secondary Education major must:

  • hold a cumulative GPA of 3.00;
  • pass all appropriate sections of the Massachusetts Tests of Educational Licensure (MTEL); and
  • complete all Education coursework, or obtain consent of the Department Chair.

EDU 437  or EDU 439  may be completed either fall or spring semester of senior year, in consultation with the student’s education advisor.

Complete a second major in Liberal Arts or Science

In addition to the Secondary Education major, students must complete a second liberal arts/science major from the following list: Biology (B.A. or B.S.), Chemistry (B.A. or B.S.), English, French, History, Mathematics (B.A. or B.S.) or Spanish.

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