The teaching profession today offers opportunities for an important social contribution and personal satisfaction. Luther College provides the training needed for successful teaching on the elementary, middle school, and high school level: a broad liberal arts background and thorough preparation in educational foundations and methodology. Students planning to teach in the elementary field complete a major in elementary education. Future secondary school teachers may qualify to teach in a wide range of subjects including communication/language arts, foreign languages (classical and modern), mathematics and sciences, social science, and the special fields of music, physical education, and art. Endorsements in early childhood, reading, behavior disorders and learning disabilities, middle school, and ESL/bilingual endorsements are also available.