Incoming freshmen and college graduates can become a high school English, math, science or social studies teacher with this degree. Undergraduates can earn two degrees in five years, but both gain practical teaching experience.
Support the educational and developmental needs of high school students. Undergraduate students select a major based on the subject you wish to teach. All secondary education students work alongside experienced coaching teachers in local schools to improve student learning.
Work with experienced coaching teachers in local schools and learn how best to teach high school students.
Undergrad Fast Track
Earn two degrees in five years - one in your chosen subject matter combined with a master's of teaching degree.
College graduates looking to become high school teachers can pursue this path in as few as 15 months.
Choose a Subject
Choose content-specific specialization courses in English, math, science or social studies to align with your goals.
What You’ll Study
Gain skills to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students. Undergraduate courses include education and subject-specific courses. The graduate program requires a minimum of 33 graduate hours and 15 hours of internship courses that allow you to learn through authentic classroom placements.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal
Adapting to changing circumstances and being open to new ideas and approaches
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- High School Teacher
- Middle School Teacher
Job Titles of Alumni
- English Teacher
- High School Social Studies Teacher
- High School Science Teacher
- High School Math Teacher
Employers of Alumni
- Lexington County School District One
- Richland County School District Two
- Richland County School District One
- Lexington County School District Two
- University of South Carolina
- Greenville County Schools