Secondary

Secondary education

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Secondary Education Overview

Graduates in the secondary education program will be eligible for certification to teach:

  • Grades 6-12 in content area major(s) and minor(s) subjects.

For information regarding secondary education, please contact the Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies at (269)387-3465 or Amy Bentz

Courses with Clinical Experiences

Please note: You must complete your background check prior to any clinical experience.

ED 3000 Adolescent Development and School Learning

Fifteen contact hours. This clinical experience is part of the course requirements. There is not an application because you will register yourself for the course. 

ENG 4790 Writing Secondary Schools and HIST 4940  Teaching Methods for Secondary School 

Contact hours vary. This clinical experience is part of the course requirements. There is not an application because you will register yourself for the course. 

ED 4065 Instructional Design and Methods in Secondary Education

One full day or two half days per week in a classroom. Apply the semester before in Tk20. The Office of Clinical Experiences will register you for this course. You may NOT register yourself. See deadlines for dates. 

ED 4086 Organizing Learning Environments in Secondary Education

One full day or two half days per week in a classroom. Apply the semester before in Tk20. The Office of Clinical Experiences will register you for this course. You may NOT register yourself. See deadlines for dates. 

ED 4750 Intern Teaching Secondary

Full time in a classroom. Apply one year ahead in Tk20. The Office of Clinical Experiences will register you for this course. You may NOT register yourself. See deadlines for dates.