You'll get all the tools you need to realize your professional dreams of working with teaching children as an elementary, middle, or high school teacher.
Elementary: If you dream of teaching our youngest future citizen leaders, you will major in Elementary Education and Teaching.
Middle: Middle school teachers bridge the gap between elementary and high school. You'll help guide young minds and prepare them to determine their own path with a major in Elementary and Middle School Education and Teaching. Middle school licensure can be obtained in conjunction with an elementary or a secondary teaching licensure.
Secondary: To teach middle and/or high school, you'll work primarily with the faculty and an advisor in the department of the major you've selected. These programs offer secondary teaching concentrations:
PreK-12: To teach a subject that covers all grade levels, you'll work primarily with the faculty and an advisor in the department of the major you've selected.
Special Education: A five-year Bachelors/ Masters program.
|In order to teach…||Grade levels||Longwood Major/Licensure Concentration|
|English in Middle or High School||6th- 12th||English/Secondary Education|
|Mathematics in Middle/High School||6th- 12th||Mathematics/Secondary Education|
|Biology, Chemistry or Physics in Middle/High School||6th- 12th||Biology, Chemistry or Physics/Secondary Education1|
|History/Social Studies in Middle/High School||6th- 12th||History/Secondary Education|
|Elementary Education - all subjects5||PreK- 6th||Elementary Education and Teaching|
|Pre-school/Head Start||PreK- 6th||Elementary Education and Teaching|
|Special Education - General Curriculum6||K-12th|
|Art||PreK- 12th||Visual & Performing Arts/Art Education|
|Theatre||PreK-12th||Visual & Performing Arts/Theatre Education|
|Music||PreK- 12th||Visual & Performing Arts/Music Education2|
|Physical Education/Health||PreK-12th||Health & Physical Education/PreK-12 Education3|
|French, German or Spanish||PreK-12th||French, German or Spanish/PreK-12 Education4|
|English as a Second Language (ESL)||PreK-12th||Modern Languages/PreK-12 Education4|
1- Secondary Science Teacher Preparation concentrations include Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
2- Music Teacher Preparation concentrations include Choral or Instrumental
3- Additional courses in optional Driver Education and/or Coaching Minor available
4- Modern Languages Teacher Preparation majors includes Spanish, French, German, or ESL
5- Additional endorsements in Middle School English, Math, Science, or Social Studies available with additional coursework (grades 6th-8th)