BA in Education (with certification): Middle School
While an Undergraduate student in the Department of Teacher Education, you will develop subject matter knowledge and pedagogical skills through coursework based on current research and effective practice. You have the opportunity to apply your knowledge through diverse and varied field experiences in local schools
Mastering the art of teaching students in the fifth through ninth grades relies on a very diverse set of teaching skills. An emphasis in Middle School Education explores all aspects of these areas such as early adolescent development, effective teaching methods in our diverse society, technology in the classroom, educational psychology, instructing exceptional students and more.
In order to graduate you will need to complete 36 required credit hours, 27 general education credit hours, and 65 elective credit hours. This degree is only offered at the St. Louis campus.
As an Education major, you may pursue traditional education courses and activities, including supervised practica, independent studies, and reading courses, or explore issues in the field of educational philosophy, theory, and methodology through a variety of professional activities
Other options may include experiences in varied educational settings at Webster University's international campuses, conferences, study tours, Professional Development Schools, Student Literacy Corps, and other service learning opportunities and field experiences in inclusive schools, all of which prepare students for teaching in an increasingly diverse society.