Bevill State's programs in education are designed for prospective teachers in elementary through secondary education. These broad areas encompass many separate fields of concentration, such as: special education, primary and intermediate levels in the elementary schools, and the various subjects taught in secondary education (e.g. biology, business, mathematics, art, english, etc.).
Elementary Course Requirements
Secondary Course Requirements
Have the desire to lead a classroom full of kids toward new discoveries? Careers in education allow you to oversee the cognitive, social and emotional development of students. Educators are responsible for developing lesson plans, evaluationg student achievement, maintaining classroom discipline and communicating student progress to parents and administrators. Elementary teachers typically oversee a single classrom and teach all the core subjects - math, language arts, science, reading and social studies each day. Secondary educators typically teach middle and high school students in a consentrated subject. High school teachers help prepare students for life after graduation teaching academic lessons and various skills that students will need to attend college or enter the job market.
There are approximately 1.6 million elementary teachers and 1 million secondary educators in the U.S. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment will grow at an average rate of 17% between 2010 and 2020. The median annual salary for teachers is $51,380, but varies by region.
Athens State University and Bevill State have a long history of partnering to produce excellent teachers, and we strive to make your transition from Bevill State to Athens as seamless as possible. We will work together to make sure you become someone's favorite teacher. For more information on the Educational degrees at Athens State visit www.athens.edu/education.
ED 302 - Foundations of Education
ED 322 - Basic Principles of ELL Education
ED 305 - Technology and Media in Education
SE 301 - Survey of Exceptional Leaders