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- Our students exceed more than 100 field hours prior to student teaching.
- We are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).
- We have the largest secondary education program in South Carolina.
- Our 72-day student teaching internship exceeds the state’s certification requirements for student teaching by 12 days.
Educate and guide children who are exploring their most challenging academic years by majoring in secondary education. This program prepares you to teach English, mathematics or history to students in grades 9-12. With our dual-major option, you can earn a dual major in secondary education and your content area in four years. From the moment you step foot into our classrooms, you’ll be a part of diversified field experiences that will sharpen your skills. Our top-level faculty are recognized for their excellence in teaching, and we focus on engaging and thought-provoking inquiry-based teaching and learning, solid preparation in the content disciplines, ongoing interdisciplinary collaboration and community outreach.