No job is more important than educating our nation’s youth. Teaching in a middle school or a high school offers an opportunity to make a real contribution to society. As a teacher you convey the knowledge and skills that the next generation must have to become effective citizens.
The Secondary Education Associate of Science in Teaching (A.S.T.) at Motlow State Community College is a Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP). TTPs enable you to complete your degree at Motlow and then seamlessly transfer to any Tennessee public, and many private, universities to complete your bachelor’s degree.
Secondary education students major in their interested subject area and minor in education. At Motlow, you can obtain an A.S.T. degree in Secondary Education focused on mathematics, English, or social studies. In each of Motlow’s Secondary Education programs, you will experience live classroom observation.
In addition to core curriculum, students are introduced to:
- The field of education
- Curriculum and philosophies in your discipline