Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

BSEd in Secondary Education

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The School of Education offers an innovative program combining a secondary education major with a major in an additional subject. These additional subjects include: biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics, physics, political science, psychology, or a foreign language (French, Italian, Latin, or Spanish).

This program, the first of its kind among Chicagoland universities, enables graduates to be recognized as experts both in teaching techniques and in a specific subject area.

Program benefits

  • Earn a Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd) and either a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.
  • Complete licensure requirements and upon graduation are ready to teach grades 6-12 in: Biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics, physics, political science, psychology; or grades K-12 in a foreign language (French, Italian, Latin or Spanish).
  • Finish this combined program for most subjects in four years, significantly faster than if they earned both degrees separately even if they study abroad for a semester.
  • Experience immersive, field-based courses and collaborative approach in Loyola's newly redeveloped teacher prep program.

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