A teaching degree creates the foundation for pursuing a long-term career in teaching history and social studies at different levels of schooling. After obtaining teacher certification, many graduates of teaching degree programs can pursue a career in preschools, middle schools, high schools, colleges, or universities. Advanced teaching degrees enable students to pursue research and education at even higher levels such as PhD and graduate programs
In a culture that relies on a literate citizenry, the need for training in skilled language comprehension and usage continues to increase. The outstanding English & Languages Department faculty at East Central University are committed to fostering such a citizenry, as well as achieving the department's program goal of preparing students for employment as teachers, writers, editors, or for liberal-arts positions in business and industry.
A Bachelor of Science for Teacher Certification gives a prospective science teacher an appropriate academic background in biology and physical sciences and in the methods of teaching.