B.A. IN EDUCATION, MIDDLE GRADES, LANGUAGE ARTS/ SOCIAL STUDIES

Do you love to read and write? Have a passion for sharing how society functions? This education degree focuses on how to effectively teach foundational language arts skills and social studies concepts to middle schoolers as well as prepare you for graduate school in the related fields. As a teacher in these fields, you will have an opportunity to foster children’s love for reading and writing as well as spark an interest for learning more about humanity. If you want to be an integral part in paving the way for middle school students’ ability to effectively communicate and understand the world, then this is the degree program for you.

WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

A B.A. in Education, Middle Grades, Language Arts/Social Studies allows you to:

  • Embark on a fulfilling teaching career that helps the next generation of students gain an understanding of language arts and social studies 
  • Strengthen your critical thinking, instructional, and problem-solving skills 
  • Connect with students and change their lives for the better through the education system

WHY EARN IT AT GREENSBORO?

At Greensboro College, earning a B.S. in Education, Middle Grades, Language Arts/Social Studies means you will have unique opportunities to:

  • Earn a licensure for teaching language arts and social studies to middle level students
  • Train and prepare for your career in different school settings through 16-week long student teaching experiences
  • Learn from a passionate and caring faculty that leads by example and exemplifies great teaching
  • Have one-on-one time with professors and advisors to ensure you stay on track with your career goals

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER GRADUATION?

With your B.A. in Education, Middle Grades, Language Arts/ Social Studies, you can begin your education career teaching middle-level children. You will also be prepared to further your learning and pursue a graduate degree in education, if you so choose.

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