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Degree Program Description

Below is a summary-level description of the Secondary Education (BS) program. Please note that a campus listed with a program is a campus where the program can be completed. Most baccalaureate programs and some associate programs can be initiated at other campuses before requiring a change of campus to one listed for completion of the degree.

Secondary Education (BS)

A summary-level description of the Secondary Education (BS) program at Penn State
Major Code: SECED_BS
Program Type: Baccalaureate Degree Program
Degree: Bachelor of Science (BS)
College: Education
Status: Active
Required Years: 4.0
Program Option:
  • Biological Science Teaching (BISC)
  • Chemistry Teaching (CHEM)
  • Earth and Space Science Teaching (ESP)
  • English Teaching (ENGL)
  • English/Communication Teaching (ENGCO) - Phased out 12/23/2019
  • Environmental Education Teaching (ENVED)
  • General Science Teaching (GSCI)
  • Mathematics (MATH)
  • Physics Teaching (PHYS)
  • Social Studies Teaching (SOCST)
Completed at: University Park

Last Update: April 12‚ 2021


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