Academics

Majors and Concentrations

At Newberry College, we offer a number of degrees leading to teacher licensure.  Our goal is to make certain – no matter what major you are pursuing – that you have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to be confident and effective at every stage of your career.  Your professors, advisor, and supervisors will help prepare you to search for a position you will love, and work to make you competitive in today and tomorrow’s education environment. 
 
            B.S., Early Childhood (Grades K-3)
            B.S., Elementary Education (Grades 2-5)
            B.S., Middle Level Education (Grades 6-8) 
                        Concentration in 2 areas: Language Arts + Math, Science, or Social Studies
            B.S., Physical Education (Grades K-12)
            B.M.E., Music Education (Grades K-12)
                        Concentration in Choral or Instrumental
            B.S., Biology – Concentration in Secondary Biology (Grades 9-12)
            B.S., Chemistry – Concentration in Secondary Chemistry (Grades 9-12)
            B.A., English – Concentration in Secondary English (Grades 9-12)
            B.A., History – Concentration in Secondary Social Studies (Grades 9-12)
            B.S., Mathematics – Concentration in Secondary Mathematics (Grades 9-12)  
 
To increase your marketability upon graduation, courses are offered for add-on certificates.  Please note that graduation with a degree does not guarantee licensure. In order be certified by the South Carolina Department of Education, candidates must pass all required PRAXIS II series tests and meet all state licensure requirements.   

Majors and Concentrations