Undergraduate Program (BSBA)

Secondary Education

Do you remember your favorite teacher - the special person who encouraged and motivated you to follow your dreams? By participating in the Secondary Education program, you will choose a subject as your major and Professional Education as your minor while working toward licensure to teach in public and private schools. With Xavier's emphasis on care for the whole person, you could become that special teacher for one of your own students.

Sample Courses

Xavier is known for providing an education that’s both challenging and personal. Here are some courses that are part of the Secondary Education major at Xavier:

EDMS 131: - Professional Education and Field Experiences

EDFD 110: - Human Development & Learning

EDSP 200: - Special Education Identification & Issues

EDMS 3xx: - Methods, Curriculum, & Assessment

EDMS 350: - Technology & Topics for Teachers

EDSP 380: - Classroom Management

EDMS 411: - Clinical Experiences

EDMS 470: - Student Teaching & Seminar

EDRE 471: - Content Area Literacy

99% Of Xavier education students pass state exams (Ohio board of Regents, 2012 Value-Added report)

99%

Of Xavier education students pass state exams (Ohio board of Regents, 2012 Value-Added report)

STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE

RESOURCES AND CONNECTIONS

The Lodge Learning Laboratory is where education students meet up with each other, and their professors, for discussion and study, and to use the teaching resources and materials made available just for them.

FIELD WORK IN CINCINNATI

Xavier ensures you gain hands-on experience teaching in different kinds of classroom environments: urban, suburban, public and private, starting as early as your first year and continuing every year.

CHOOSE YOUR SUBJECT

Pick your major: integrated language arts, integrated mathematics, integrated social studies, physical sciences and more; and minor in professional education. This way, you get to share your knowledge on a topic you love to future generations.

Xavier by the numbers

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SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN SOUTHWEST OHIO AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY PARTNER WITH US

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AVERAGE SIZE OF CLASSES

98%

PLACEMENT RATE

200+

HOURS OF FIELD EXPERIENCES EARNED IN URBAN, SUBURBAN AND RURAL SCHOOLS

The Xavier Experience. There's Nothing Like It.

The Xavier Experience. There's Nothing Like It.

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AFTER GRADUATION

Our students leave Xavier ready to enter the job market. Early Childhood Education graduates go on to work in

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public and private schools
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educational settings such as hospitals and child care centers
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outdoor education and nature centers