Programs of Study: Secondary Education
The mission of the School of Education is to prepare creative and innovative professional educators with high moral and ethical standards who view themselves as agents of change with the understandings, attitudes, and skills necessary to be effective teachers committed to the welfare of children. The curriculum provides academic preparation through coursework and practicum experiences that produces the region’s best educators. Our graduates carry a reputation as exemplary Christian educators, and they are actively pursued by local school districts. Always in high demand our most recent alumni have enjoyed a 100% employment rate when pursuing a job upon graduation.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Secondary Education prepares individuals to teach grades 7 – 12. Pre-service teachers will have the opportunity to work with students in multiple field placements in all three Lubbock area school districts to provide a variety of experiences. Candidates must select either the a composite or specialization certification route to complete this degree. The composite route consists of 48-51 hours in the chosen field listed below under composite teaching fields. The specialization route consists of 48 hours; 30 hours in one specialization content area and an additional 18 hours in a selected area of emphasis (minor). The specialization route should culminate with certification in the area of specialization and the opportunity to add certification in the emphasis area after graduation.
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