Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education

Summary of Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education:

  1. Completion of University's General Education Requirements (see General Education Requirements and Applying to Graduate in the Academic Information section of this catalog).

  2. Completion of a subject teaching endorsement of at least 30 semester credit hours as recommended by the subject department and approved by the College of Education, and completion of a subject teaching endorsement of at least 20 semester credit hours as recommended by the subject department and approved by the College of Education, OR completion of a single subject teaching endorsement of at least 45 semester credit hours as recommended by the subject department and approved by the College of Education.

  3. Completion of the Professional Education Core, and the Required Secondary Education Course, listed below.

Professional Education Core

Some of these courses are required to be taken before entering the Teacher Education Program.

EDUC 2201Development and Individual Differences3
EDUC 2204Families Community Culture3
EDUC 3302Motivation and Management3
EDUC 3308Foundations of Educational Knowledge, Planning, and Assessment3
EDUC 3311Instructional Technology3
SPED 3350Creating Inclusive Classrooms3
EDUC 4408Pre-Internship Field Experience Seminar3
EDUC 4496Secondary Education Student Teaching Internship12

Required Secondary Education Course

EDUC 4401Content Area Literacy3