Secondary Education (Language Arts)
The Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) in Secondary Education program offers a comprehensive educational pathway while allowing students to specialize in their chosen focus area among four (4) options: language arts, mathematics, general sciences, or social sciences. Through a balanced blend of pedagogical theory and subject-specific training, this program equips future educators with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in teaching adolescents. From crafting engaging lesson plans to fostering critical thinking skills, graduates emerge as skilled secondary school educators who are adept at creating vibrant and effective learning environments tailored to their chosen subject specialization.
Students in this degree plan are eligible to apply for the following supplementary programs:
New Experienced Teachers (NExT+) Program
Educator Preparation Program (EPP)
The College of Education at University of the Southwest operates under the auspices of the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) that uses the standards developed by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) to evaluate education programs.
Out-of-state students will need to contact the respective State’s Department of Education for testing and licensure requirements.