2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2020-2021 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  
Music : Music
Instrumental Music, Vocal/Choral Music  
Health and Physical Education   Health, Athletic Training, Recreation, and Kinesiology
Theatre Arts   Theatre, Art, and Graphic and Animation Design


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.

Professional Studies

Other particular Professional Studies requirements are in the individual program requirements.

Methods course in the student’s major

(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 Teacher Preparation  section for more information.

Practica - Field Placement

See program area for practica requirements.


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

Professional Semester

See program area for Student Teaching course.

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 1 Endorsement : for secondary majors
Biology: for science majors only
Chemistry: for science majors only
Driver Education Endorsement : for secondary majors
Physics: for science majors only

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