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Teacher Education

Most individuals who choose to explore education have had a relationship with a teacher or professor that was so positive it inspired them both personally and professionally. They see a career in education as a way to influence the next generation in a positive way through service as a classroom teacher.

Teacher Education Minors Requirements

Teacher Education minors are designed for students who wish to pursue preparation in teaching, and consists of two different areas. The level and subject of teaching endorsement students seek define these areas. Please note that students completing a teacher education minor are NOT automatically eligible for a teaching license. Students who wish to be licensed must be formally admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program and successfully complete the teaching internship and capstone seminar.

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 3.00 with no course grade below B- (2.70). A maximum of one course may be taken at another institution or through an approved study abroad program, with departmental approval.

 

Teacher Education: Secondary (6-12)

Seven units, including:

EDUC 217 Foundations of Education

EDUC 218 Diverse Learners and Human Development

EDUC 338 Technology-Enhanced 21st Century Teaching and Learning

EDUC 342 Teaching and Learning in 6-12 Classrooms

EDUC 343 Assessment and Evaluation in Education

EDUC 350 Content Area Literacy

EDUC 357 Secondary Classroom and Behavior Management

Teacher Education: Comprehensive (preK-12)

Seven units, including:

EDUC 217 Foundations of Education

EDUC 218 Diverse Learners and Human Development

EDUC 338 Technology-Enhanced 21st Century Teaching and Learning

EDUC 342 Teaching and Learning in 6-12 Classrooms

EDUC 343 Assessment and Evaluation in Education

EDUC 350 Content Area Literacy

EDUC 357 Secondary Classroom and Behavior Management