Bachelor Degree Programs in Teacher Education
The Bachelor Degree Programs in Teacher Education are designed for students who would like to begin a career in the teaching profession. Students who successfully complete this program will obtain both an undergraduate level education and recommendation for licensure to teach.
Cadets, Active Duty, and Veteran Day students may choose from five teaching specializations:
- B.S. in Biology with Teaching Specialization (grades 9-12)
- B.A. in Chemistry with Teaching Specialization (grades 9-12)
- B.S. in Physical Education Teaching Track (grades K-12)
- B.A. in Modern Languages with Teaching Specialization in French, German or Spanish (grades K-12)
- B.S. in Secondary Education: Social Studies Concentration (grades 9-12)
Evening undergraduate students may choose the following program:
- B.S. in Secondary Education (Social Studies Concentration) College Transfer program (grades 9-12)
“Proviso 1.70 allows educators certified in a high school content area to teach the same content area in grades 7 and 8 without having the add on certification for middle-level education.” (South Carolina General and Permanent Laws, 2017 Section 1, H630, Department of Education, p. 239; Required Credentials for Professional Staff Members in the Instructional Programs of South Carolina’s Public Schools, p. 29)
Click here for a brochure outlining each program of study for the day programs.
Click here for a brochure outlining the B.S. in Secondary Education (Social Studies Concentration) College Transfer program.
Admission to the College Tranfer Program, B.S. in Social Studies Education
Admission to the Education Major:
Students accepted into the South Carolina Corps of Cadets who are interested in the Teacher Education major will enter The Citadel as a pre-education major. To be admitted to the Education Major or to content majors that include a concentration in teacher education, the student enrolled in pre-education must have the support of his or her advisor relative to suitability and interest in teacher education and must also have... [ learn more ]
Admission to the Internship in Teaching (EDUC 499 or PHED 499):
Students must make a formal application for admission no later than two semesters prior to the Student Teaching Internship. The internship is not normally offered to students in the fall semesters... [ learn more ]
To meet graduation requirements, the Teacher Education major must complete all requirements for one of the teaching field courses of study and must have earned a GPA of at least 2.750 on each of the following... [ learn more ]