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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Secondary Education, B.A./B.S.

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This program of study prepares candidates to meet the performance standards of the Secondary Education (6-12) license. Teacher candidates complete a variety of coursework focused on the learning of students in middle school and secondary in a specific content area, such as mathematics, history, English, world languages, or sciences. Through the tailored coursework, teacher candidates acquire content knowledge of the fundamental areas of a specific content area, as well as the fundamentals of teaching required to effectively teach middle and high school while simultaneously preparing students to meet and or exceed the TN State Standards as they strive to become college and career ready.

BELL Core Requirements: 53 Hours (minimum)

Partner Major Requirements: 30+ Hours

Content Area (B.A. or B.S., 6-12 license)

  • B.A. in English 34-36 Hours
  • B.A. in Foreign Languages 30 Hours
  • B.A./B.S. in History 33 Hours
  • B.A./B.S. in Political Science 30 Hours
  • B.S. in Biology 32-33 Hours
  • B.S. in Chemistry 45 Hours
  • B.S. in Physics 38 Hours
  • B.S. in Mathematics 35 Hours

Education Licensure Requirements: 30 Hours

General Electives: 3-12 Hours

Total Required for the Program: 128+ Hours

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