The Fredrikson School of Education offers a full major in secondary education. To teach at the secondary level, students pursuing this major will also need to pursue a content-area major in biology, chemistry, communication studies and theatre, English, history or mathematics.
Students may also choose to pursue a K-12 art education major or a K-12 music education major.
Secondary Education Major
K-12 Art Education Major
K-12 Music Education Major
English Language Learners (ELL) Minor
Middle School Endorsements
All USF graduates in Elementary Education (K-8), Secondary Education (7-12), and K-12 Programs (Music and Art) have the components of a middle school endorsement integrated within the programs of study. A Praxis Exam is required for a middle school endorsement in English/language arts, math, social sciences, and science. Visit the South Dakota Department of Education for more information.