The Ferrum College Teacher Education Program prepares caring and competent pre-professionals as decision-makers for the diverse contexts of 21st-century classrooms, schools and communities. Building upon a solid liberal arts foundation, the Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education program assists candidates to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to become effective and caring teachers in grades 6-12. Any student wishing to prepare for a career teaching secondary grades 6-12 may do so by selecting the Secondary Education program with an emphasis in one of the following areas:
History and Social Sciences
This major requires a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in education courses.