K-12 Subject Matter Education

K-12 Subject Matter Education

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In keeping with the College of Education's overarching focus on the theme of "learning community," our faculty strive to transcend traditional rote forms of learning and model a more collaborative, interactive and intellectually challenging pedagogy, which holds true to the richness and rigor of the academic disciplines they represent. As a teacher candidate, you will experience and participate in just such learning environments within your Subject-Matter Education classes at Rowan. Through this experience, you will develop the commitment, confidence and ability to go into the field. You will be prepared to create K-12 classroom environments in which students work actively with their teachers and with each other to investigate important and meaningful ideas in a given academic discipline.

The B.A. in Education, with Specialization in K-12 Subject-Matter Education has four required strands of study:

  1. General Education courses
  2. Common Education Core courses
  3. Professional Specialization Sequence
  4. Dual major requirements

The B.A. in Education with Specialization in K-12 Subject Matter offers a 4 year program in: Art, English, Health & Physical Education, History, Music: Instrumental, Music: Jazz Studies, and Music: Vocal, and Spanish. 

The combined B.A/M.S.T offers a 5 year program in: English, History, and Spanish.

The combined B.A./M.A. STEM offers a 5 year program in: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics

This last requirement mandates that K-12 Subject-Matter Education Specialization candidates complete major requirements in one of eleven academic disciplines approved by the University for Certification.

Admissions Level: 
Program Code: 
Teaching In Learning Communities I
Teaching Reading And Writing In The Content Area
Practicum In Teaching And Learning A
Clinical Practice In Subject Matter Education
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