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Secondary Education (AA)

Program Details

Allen County County Community College offers an Associate of Art degree in Secondary Education for students who are interested in becoming teachers for students in grade 7 to grade 12. Students will study how to plan, design, and deliver educational development opportunities that support secondary school students. This may be done by providing them with opportunities to grow through education that best supports their needs and helps them to enjoy studying and learning. In addition, students in the program will also learn how to measure and assess the impact of changed practices on student achievement as well as develop and practice collaboration, facilitation, coaching, and mentoring skills.

The program consists of classroom courses, which will develop educational background necessary for future careers in secondary education. Classes include foundations of education, observation and participation, English composition, college algebra, college career success seminar, public speaking, American history 1865, American history from 1865, principles of biology, introduction to computers, principles of geography, and a variety of electives in fields such as social and behavioral science, literature, health and physical education, and fine arts and humanities.

Upon completion of the program, students will possess the necessary skills to teach in secondary educational organizations. These qualifications include the ability to treat students equitably, recognizing the individual differences that distinguish one student from another; and adjusting current practices based on observation and knowledge of students’ interests, abilities, skills, knowledge, family circumstances, and peer relationships.


High school transcript or proof of GED completion and scores. Official transcripts from previous universities and colleges (if applicable). SAT/ACT scores - COMPASS/ASSET test administered to students not submitting SAT/ACT scores.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission