Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Individualized Studies (B.A.) with Teacher Certification

At Granite State College, the School of Education’s undergraduate programs provide a reliable foundation on which to build your career as an educator. These offerings focus on the critical shortage areas where teachers are needed most. This helps the college better serve the state’s needs and increases the “hire ability” of our students, giving them a competitive edge when seeking employment opportunities.

The Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (BAIS)* offers three majors, which serve as a future educator’s content area:

1. English Language Arts
2. Social Studies
3. Mathematics Studies

  Students can pair their BAIS major with one of the following teacher certification programs,* and earn their undergraduate degree from GSC one step closer to their career:

Students will:

  • Develop a working understanding of current brain research and its implications for learning and teaching
  • Develop the skills to access and utilize technology as a tool to empower learning and teaching
  • Develop an understanding of the use of formative and summative assessment for program design, monitoring student progress and evaluating teaching effectiveness
  • Work with colleagues to observe, analyze and provide feedback on student progress and teaching effectiveness
  • Utilize research methods, pedagogies and assessment strategies to teach for understanding and learning achievement, specific to content area.


English Language Arts Teacher Certification in: Social Studies with Teacher Certification in:


Mathematics Studies with Teacher Certification in: