Secondary Certification AreasA student pursuing secondary certification must be admitted to
the University and declare a
major in the content area with a track in
education. Secondary is not, in itself, a
major. Once declared, a student is assigned two faculty
advisors: one advisor from the major department and one advisor
from the Department of Education Specialties.
Students pursuing secondary certification may not
complete coursework on a "credit count" basis. Education
coursework may be completed only within a declared degree
At the undergraduate level, students at SU may achieve
secondary teacher certification in the areas below. Students
interested in teaching should consult the department chair about
current teacher-shortage areas.
Please follow the links below to the checklist for each