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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Secondary Education Programs (6-12)


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Preparation Programs in Secondary Education (6-12)


Students who plan to teach at the secondary school level must declare a major in the subject area or areas that they expect to teach, and they additionally complete 30 semester credits of professional education courses required for one of the following endorsement areas of Secondary Education: English, Foreign Language (K-12) (French, German, Spanish, Latin), Mathematics, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics), and Social Studies. Students who complete a licensure program in Secondary Education may apply no more than 30 semester hours in education toward the 120 academic credits required for graduation.

Program Requirements in Licensure Programs in Secondary Education (6-12)


Program requirements in the licensure programs in Secondary Education include courses subject area requirements, professional studies courses and a major in one or more subject area teaching specialties. The comprehensive listings that follow include all course work necessary to satisfy subject area requirements and professional studies requirements for the Secondary Education (6-12) program.

Sequence of Course Requirements in Professional Studies in Secondary Education


This three semester sequence begins in the spring semester of the junior year.

III. Spring of Senior Year (12 Credit Hours)


Total Credits 30


 * These courses can be taken in the Fall semester if students apply to begin in Fall.

Subject Area Requirements for Specific Secondary School Teaching Endorsements


For students pursuing licensure in Secondary Education, the following courses or their approved equivalents, must be part of their program of studies in the major.

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