Teaching middle school is both challenging and rewarding. With a Social Science concentration in the BSE in Middle School-Junior High School degree, you will benefit from nationally accredited social studies courses that will prepare you to be an effective teacher. Learning through a sequence of field experiences in actual middle school / junior high school classrooms (designed to foster professional and personal growth and development) this hands-on, clinical learning experience will prepare you to be competitive in the job market. Your faculty are experienced, providing theory and practical application.
Middle School/Junior High School BSE majors have one of the highest employment rates in teacher education among UCM graduates. The teacher education program will prepare you to be a competent, caring, reflective teacher committed to the premise that all can learn.
You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the Middle School/Junior High School program to:
You will have multiple opportunities to be involved both on and off campus:
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri
This program has been nationally recognized by the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE)
The Social Studies Education program is nationally accredited by the National Council for the Social Studies