Education - Secondary Pre-Major

Education is the field of knowledge that deals with the various aspects of the profession of teaching. Among other things, teaching involves making decisions about what and how to teach, engaging students in learning activities, managing learning environments and assessing student behavior and achievement. Secondary education generally encompasses teaching grades 7-12 and usually focuses on a specific field of study, such as science, math, English or social studies.

For more information about the Education - Secondary program, please contact the program coordinator, Caroline Adams, at 618-235-2700, ext. 5729 or

Educational Program

Refer to the suggested curriculum and the graduation requirements as a guide for completing this program:

Career Opportunities

Students completing a bachelor's degree in secondary mathematics education may be eligible for certification to teach. In some instances, career paths in coaching or as a curriculum specialist may also be possible.

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