All practitioner candidates must successfully complete the following distribution requirements.
General Education Requirements for Secondary Licensure
- One (1) course in American history or American government, 3 or 4 credit, or AP credit if awarded college credit.
- One (1) course in mathematics, 3 or 4 credit, or AP credit if awarded college credit.
- Course work in both biological and physical sciences. This requirement may be met by one of the following:
- one (1) course in biology and one (1) course in chemistry, physics, or geology; or
- one (1) course in environmental science (approved by Education Department) and one (1) course in physical science; or
- ANT-104, plus one (1) course in physical science; or
- PSY-113, plus one (1) course in physical science; or
- SOC-260, plus one (1) course in physical science.
- One (1) course in Humanities
- Freshman Tutorial, its equivalent or a designated writing course.
Teacher Education Program Core Courses Required for Licensure
- EDU 101: Education Principles in a Pluralistic Society
- EDU 2xx: One course at the 210-217 series
- EDU 221: Educational Psychology
- EDU 250: Differentiating Instruction for All Learners
- EDU 340: Research, Methods in Teaching the Young Adult
- EDU 341-346: Discipline Specific Methods
For all secondary licensure, at least one subject area endorsement is required. There are specific requirements for each endorsement that may differ from the requirements for a major. Some areas may require a course that is offered only every other year or as a special independent course, so careful planning is imperative. Consult with an education department faculty member for assistance in planning. Listed below are the endorsement requirements for each department.