Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12

When you graduate with a STAC degree in adolescence education, you can obtain certification as a classroom teacher (grades 7-12) in any state in the country.  Our adolescence education programs require that you choose a major in one of the following arts and sciences disciplines:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish

Your core education courses will focus on:

  • The nature of child development and factors that influence motivation and learning

  • Classroom organization and management
  • Evidence-based instructional methods that promote problem solving and critical thinking
  • Use of assessment data to adjust instruction to promote student learning
  • Content-specific methods to teach literacy, math, social studies, and science taught by content specialists
  • Methods for collaboration with parents, colleagues, and the community
  • Use of self evaluation for professional growth