Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (Day)

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The secondary education program enables students to teach in middle schools and high schools. The program includes courses in education theory and practice, as well as a major in a student’s chosen discipline. The program includes hours of field experience, which allow students to observe and participate in secondary classrooms. The program culminates in student teaching, in which students put into practice what they have learned. Students in the program should want to become passionate teachers dedicated to their disciplines and their future students.

Teacher Licensure

To obtain recommendation for state licensure, students must meet all the requirements set forth by the New Hampshire Department of Education, as well as those articulated in the Initial Certification Handbook.  As of this catalog that includes, but is not limited to, passing scores on the Praxis Core Academic Skills tests. These examinations require fees above and beyond Rivier University tuition.

Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible for certification in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories, the Department of Defense Education Activity, Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario per the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement.

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