Secondary Education: Candidates must have an undergraduate major or the equivalent in the area of certification.

Required Courses

Course Number Course Name Credits
EDUC 501 Issues in Special Education (10 hours of observation) 3
EDUC 509 Seminar in Secondary Education 3
EDUC 511 Learning and Cognition OR CLEP - Introduction to Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 512 TESOL Methods and Field Experience (10 hours of observation) 3
EDUC 539 Pre-Adolescent and Adolescent Development OR CLEP - Human Growth and Development 3
EDUC 603 Reading Strategies for Middle and Secondary Content Area 3
EDUC 682 Evaluation and Assessment of Students in the Inclusive Classrooms 3
EDUC 684 Inclusive Education with Field Experience (10 hours of observation) 3
EDUC 610** Student Teaching (Do last and all Praxis must be passed**) 6
EDUC 620 Practicum (Do with Student Teaching) 3
Total Credits 27-33

**Must apply for student teaching by November 15 for the following Fall semester and April 15 for the following Spring semester. Application is online.

*Additional courses needed: CLEP or take at undergraduate level at a Community College.

For an MEd, an additional 9 credits are required.

External Agencies have authority to impose new standards for certification before a student's program of study is completed.

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