The secondary education program at Widener University offers students the opportunity to major in a specific subject in the College of Arts and Sciences while also becoming certified to teach grades 7-12.
Certification is available in the following fields:
Earth and space science
Social Studies (Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology)
Sciences, Arts & Sciences
Science helps you understand the world through theory and application.
The sciences at Widener will prepare you for a professional career or graduate study in mathematics, physical, computer or natural sciences; as well as teach you how to design and conduct research, think critically, solve complex problems, and communicate clearly and persuasively.
Our small and engaging classes provide you with intensive interaction with our faculty. We offer state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, which include The Widener Observatory, equipped with sophisticated telescopes for viewing distant planets, stars, and galaxies.
Special attention is paid to undergraduate research, and our annual Student Project Day celebrates the work you produce. You also have the option to pursue specialized pre-professional programs in medicine, physical therapy, and other related fields.
College of Arts & Sciences
Widener’s diverse range of undergraduate course offerings can prepare you for your future career. Our programs encourage you to explore all of your interests and broaden your academic strengths and leadership abilities in the process.
As a student in the College of Arts & Sciences, you will experience the cornerstones of a Widener education, which include hands-on learning, civic engagement, global awareness, and the development of leadership skills.
Combined with small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities, and professors who know and care about you, you’ll get a jump start on your life and career.