Secondary Teacher Certification

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Program Coordinator
Dr. Jennifer Hatchel
912.510.3341
jhatchel@ccga.edu

The School of Arts and Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences. The program offers the student the opportunity to select among four concentrations of study: Coastal Ecology, Pre-professional, Biological Science Education at the secondary level or Medical Laboratory Science. The Secondary Education concentration prepares future secondary biology teachers for the region and state. Highly-qualified science and mathematics teachers are known to be critically important to increase the number of high school graduates who pursue advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).


MATHEMATICS

Program Coordinator
Dr. Tanya Cofer
912.279.5923
tcofer@ccga.edu

Secondary Education Mathematics prepares future secondary mathematics teachers for our region and the state. Highly-qualified science and mathematics teachers are known to be critically important to increase the number of high school graduates who pursue advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The Secondary Education curriculum adheres to the guidelines and standards of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Regents Principles for the Preparation of Teachers.

Both Biological Sciences and Mathematics tracks align with the curriculum guidelines of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics; NCATE/NCTM Program Standards (2003).


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