Secondary Education & Teaching

You should major in secondary education and teaching if:

  • You want to teach your favorite subject so your students can discover new passions.
  • You like working with teenagers and want them to flourish in middle school or high school.
  • You want to be that teacher who makes an impact on students’ lives.

Be the teacher who inspires.

With your degree in secondary education and teaching, you’ll be an effective educator. Immerse yourself in the subjects you love, and discover how to share that love with your students.

Learn the theories behind great teaching to create lesson plans, and teach them in local classrooms and camps. Introduce students to new ideas that transform their views of the world and help them build confidence at a critical age.

All secondary education and teaching majors choose one concentration, which will be your teaching specialty:

  • Biology education
  • Chemistry education
  • Earth science education
  • English education
  • General science education
  • Mathematics education
  • Physics education
  • Social studies education
  • Speech education

With this degree, you’ll meet the Louisiana Department of Education requirements for certification to teach grades 6 through 12 in your concentration area.

Secondary Education & Teaching at UL Lafayette

What's Secondary Education & Teaching Like?

  • Research
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Student teaching & observation
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Internships
    Rated 3 out of 3

for training teachers

UL Lafayette graduates the most certified teachers of any college or university in Louisiana.

Life as a Secondary Education & Teaching Major