B.S. in Secondary Education


Program Overview

The B.S. in Education in Secondary Education is designed to prepare effective teachers for learners in the secondary grades (grades 6 through 12) and leads to initial teacher certification in mathematics, biology, chemistry, or physics for grades 6-12 in Georgia.

The program emphasizes advancement of candidate understanding of adolescent development, educational psychology, curriculum, assessment, and teaching strategies particular to the teaching of secondary mathematics or secondary science. Through yearlong clinical experiences, candidates apply all they have learned so that they can impact the learning of all of their students

Program of Study

The program includes 120-124 total hours (depending on concentration), including, at least, 33 hours of professional sequence courses. All students complete 60 total hours of General Education courses. The number of hours required for upper division courses vary depending on concentration:

  • B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education in Mathematics Education [120 credit hours]
  • B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education in Chemistry Education [121 credit hours]
  • B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education in Physics Education [123 credit hours]
  • B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education in Broad Field Education (Biology Emphasis) [124 credit hours]

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

This program is governed by two sets of admission requirements and deadlines: 1) Kennesaw State University's undergraduate admissions requirements and 2) the Bagwell College of Education admission policies for Teacher Education.

Please be sure to review both websites to ensure that you have met all requirements for program admission.

Contact Us

For more information about this degree program, please call 470.578.6314 or email Brian R. Lawler (mathematics) blawler4@kennesaw.edu or Brendan Callahan (science) mdias@kennesaw.edu.

For more information on undergraduate admissions, please call 770.423.6300 or email KSUAdmit@kennesaw.edu.

For more information on advisement in undergraduate education programs, please call Bagwell Advising and Student Success Center at 470.578.6105 or email BCOE_advising@kennesaw.edu.