Undergraduate students pursuing an Initial Teaching License for Early Childhood and Elementary Authorizations must declare an Early Childhood/Elementary Education major. Those seeking Middle Level and High School (ML/HS) licensure must double major in an approved endorsement area, and Education. Checklists for individual endorsements for licensure are available from the subject area advisor. PSY 140 or 141 is a prerequisite to all Education major coursework.
|Approved Endorsement Area (ML/HS)||Corresponding Major|
|Advanced Math||Math Education (Individualized major only)|
|Biology||Biological Science: General Biology Emphasis|
|Physical Education/Health||Health and Human Kinetics|
|Social Studies||History and Social Studies or Social Science|
Add-on endorsements in Reading (ECE/Elementary only) and Basic Math (grades 5-8) are available for those completing one of the licensure programs above. Checklists are available in the Teacher Education Office.
Part 1: General Education Core
(See Core Studies Requirements)
Part 2: Education Major
The Education major is for middle school/high school content area licensure and K12 music and physical education licensure.
Must be done in conjunction with an approved content major.
Prerequisite: PSY 140 or 141
45 credits: 36 credits in residence, 36 credits upper division*. Required:
|ED 250||Introduction to Education (with 30 hours of practicum)||2|
|ED 282/3||Curriculum Planning and the Role of the Teacher (50 hrs of practicum)||3|
|ED 334||Teacher as Manager with Practicum (30 hrs of practicum)||2|
|ED 483||Professional Development Seminar||2|
|ED 491||Student Teaching I||2|
|ED 495||Student Teaching II||14|
|EDIM 473||Instructional Methods and Materials for ML/HS Authorization||3|
|EDLIT 373||Reading and Writing in the Content Area||3|
|EDPSY 360||Exceptional Learners and Multicultural Education||3|
|EDPSY 395||Observation, Assessment and Evaluation||3|
|EDPSY 420||Learning Theory||3|
|HD 230||Lifespan Human Development||3|
|OR HD 312||Mid-Child through Adolescent Development||3|
|SS 353||Cultural Diversity||3|
* Students majoring in Health and Human Kinetics and seeking Physical Education
licensure must take an additional 10 credits of Professional Activities coursework,
selected from HHK 300-309 to complete major requirements.