An individualized program of study will be created by the Registrar and the Music Department for each student outlining the required Education and Music classes required for certification.

Required Courses

Course Number Course Name Credit

EDUC 501

Issues in Special Education (20 hrs of observation)

3

EDUC 511

Learning and Cognition (10 hrs of observation) or CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology

3

EDUC 512

Teaching English as a Second Language

3

EDUC 534

Child and Adolescent Development or CLEP Human Growth and Development

3

EDUC 603

Reading Strategies for Middle and Secondary Content Areas

3

EDUC 682

Assessment and Evaluation (10 hrs of observation)

3

EDUC 684

Inclusive Education with Field Experience (10 hrs of observation)

3

EDUC 610

Student Teaching (do last & all PRAXIS must be passed**)

6

EDUC 620

Seminar in Student Teaching (take with EDUC 610)

3

** Must apply for student teaching by Nov 15 for the following Fall semester and April 15 for the following Spring semester.

Required tests for certification: Music: Content Knowledge #5113 and Fundamental Content Knowledge #0511/5511. Test requirements are subject to change; therefore candidates for certification are responsible for checking current PA test information prior to registering for tests.

Additional Coursework Needed in Music (see Music Dept.)