Secondary Education - Undergraduate Minor

Students not earning a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education could be eligible for a minor in Secondary Education. Students must have a degree area related to one of the secondary llcensure options of English Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, or Science. Students must complete all 27 credits from the courses listed below with grades of C- or higher. All 27 credits are considered upper division. Students must complete a Teacher Education Program (TEP) online portfolio in order to be accepted into TEP. The TEP pre­requisite courses include EDUC 3120 Multicultural Education, SPED 3105 Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society, and EDUC 3997 Secondary Field Experience. For completion of the minor, students must pass the approved state licensure exam and must complete a full semester of student teaching. Students interested in the Minor in Secondary Education must contact the program director to determine eligibility.

Prefix Title Credits
Pre-TEP Courses
EDUC 3120Multicultural Education 13
SPED 3105Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society 13
EDUC 3997Secondary Field Experience 13
TEP Required Courses
Content Area Teaching Methods Course3
Teaching Science at the Middle and High School Level3
Teaching Mathematics at the Middle and High School Level3
Teaching Social Studies at the Middle and High School Level3
Teaching Language Arts at the Middle and High School Level3
EDUC 4820Secondary Student Teaching 29
EDUC 4821Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar 23
READ 4330Content Area Literacy3
Total Credits27
1

TEP Prerequisites

2

Must apply for Student Teaching

 This roadmap suggests that a student starts their Minor as early as the first semester of Sophomore year. If a student starts later, then more than one course may be taken during a semester following the same order of courses.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
EDUC 3120 Multicultural Education 1 3
 Credits3
Semester 2
SPED 3105 Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society 1 3
 Credits3
Semester 3
Apply to TEP
EDUC 3997 Secondary Field Experience 1,2 3
 Credits3
Semester 4
Apply for Student Teaching
READ 4330 Content Area Literacy 3
 Credits3
Semester 5
Submit STEP packet
Content Area Methods Course 3
Teaching Science at the Middle and High School Level 2
Teaching Mathematics at the Middle and High School Level 2
Teaching Social Studies at the Middle and High School Level 2
Teaching Language Arts at the Middle and High School Level 2
 Credits3
Semester 6
Student Teaching Semester 3
EDUC 4820 Secondary Student Teaching 9
EDUC 4821 Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar (must be taken concurrently with EDUC 4820) 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits27
1

Courses are prerequisites for the Teacher Education Program (TEP)

2

Courses require Field Experience

3

Must be last semester before graduation unless major degree program requires a Senior project to be completed in last semester.