General and Professional Education Requirements

Requirements for teacher licensure are specified in the respective program descriptions. Candidates should know program specific requirements. This information is available on the department Web sites, handbooks of their licensure programs, and/or in the Undergraduate Bulletin. Students should also speak with their advisors about admission requirements as all licensure programs rely heavily on early and adequate advising.

Requirements

For Elementary and Middle Grades Licensure

Refer to the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education page of this Bulletin for program requirements.

For K–12 Special Subject-Area Licensure

Refer to the appropriate K-12 Special Subject-Area Licensure page of this Bulletin for program requirements.

For Secondary Subject-Area Licensure (Grades 9–12)

The following courses must be taken in a specified sequence, terminating in student teaching in the spring semester of the senior year. See the online Secondary Education Handbook for more information.

1.

TED 535Literacy in the Content Area

3

2.

ERM 401Assessment I: Accountability in Our Nation's Schools

1

ERM 402Assessment II: Standardized Tests

1

ERM 403Assessment III: Classroom Assessment

1

3.

TED 401Child and Adolescent Development and Learning

1

SES 401Understanding and Teaching Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings

1

TED 403Teaching English Learners with Diverse Abilities

1

4.

TED 445Human Diversity, Teaching, and Learning

3

5.

TED 5xxTeaching Practices and Curriculum

TED 5xx: (in the appropriate subject area)

6.

TED 465Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary School

12

TED 465: (12 s.h.)

LIS 120 is strongly recommended.


 

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