2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teacher Education Programs Pre-K-12

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Teaching Area Department
Art Theatre, Art, and Graphic and Animation Design
Modern Languages: English and Modern Languages
French, German, Spanish, English as a Second Language  
Instrumental Music: Music
Vocal/Choral Music  
Health and Physical Education Health, Athletic Training, Recreation, and Kinesiology
Theatre Arts Theatre, Art, and Graphic and Animation Design

Methods course in the student’s major (3-6 credits)

(Please see undergraduate catalog for course number and title)

  • Student must be admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program before they will be permitted to enroll in any subsequent 300-400 level EDUC courses. See Office of Professional Services section for more information.

Practica - Field Placement (1 credit)

Take in First Summer School session at end of freshman or sophomore year:


(All courses listed above will be taken prior to enrolling in Student Teaching
A minimum Cumulative 2.5 GPA is required. See Office of Professional Services section.)

Professional Semester (12 credits)

See program area for Student Teaching course.

For students who want to teach art, modern languages (French, German, and Spanish), music, or physical education on the PK-12 level, please review the information under that department for the courses that need to be taken. An academic/professional advisor will be assigned by that department. With careful scheduling, a student can complete all degree and program requirements in four years.

Add-On Endorsements

It may be possible for some teacher education students to add a second endorsement to a teaching license while completing degree and teacher education requirements. To receive an add-on endorsement, a student must complete all requirements in one of the disciplines listed below. Students interested in an Add-on-Endorsement should meet with the Department Chair of the endorsement to plan their schedule. With careful scheduling, it may be possible for a student to complete degree requirements, teacher education program requirements, and an add-on endorsement, in four years.

Add-On Endorsements for Grades 6-12:

Algebra I: for secondary majors
Biology: for science majors only
Chemistry: for science majors only
Driver Education: for secondary majors
Physics: for science majors only

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