Teacher Licensure Programs

The Education Studies Department offers majors in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Secondary Education, which lead to initial teacher licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Students studying in the education studies department are required to double major.

Early Childhood Education, B.A.

The Early Childhood Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Early Childhood: Teacher of Students with and without Disabilities, PK-2. Students are required to double major in one of the areas listed below.

Elementary Education, B.A.

The Elementary Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Elementary, 1-6. Students are required to double major in one of the areas listed below.

Liberal Arts/Science double-major required

Education majors desiring teacher licensure must also complete a major from the following list:
American Studies History
Art History Interdisciplinary Studies
Biochemistry Mathematics
Biology Neuroscience
Chemistry Philosophy
Economics Political Science & International Relations
English Psychology
Environmental Studies & Sciences Religious Studies
Foreign Languages Sociology
Gender & Sexuality Studies Studio Arts
Graphic Design Visual & Performing Arts

 

Secondary Education, B.A.

The Secondary Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in one of the following areas: Biology (8-12), Chemistry (8-12), English (8-12), Foreign Language – French (5-12), Foreign Language – Spanish (5-12), History (8-12), Mathematics (8-12). Students are required to double major in the content area they wish to teach.

Education majors desiring teacher licensure must also complete a major from the following list:
Biology Spanish
Chemistry History
English Mathematics
French