In addition to completing the professional education concentration, candidates for an initial secondary or K-12 teacher certification  complete a subject concentration in an approved specialization, listed below. 

Secondary/K-12 Professional Education Concentration

Course #

Course Name

Credits

EDUC 000

 Field Experience

0

EDUC 500

 First Semester Certification Seminar

0

EDUC 502

 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education

3

EDUC 523

 Seminar: Psychology of Education

3

PSYC 514

 Human Development

3

R ED 526  

 Teaching Content Area Reading

3

SPED 507

 Characteristics Remedial Strategies Imp. Learner

3

EDUC 561

 Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL

3

SPED 539

Behavior Management Approaches

3

EDUC 411A

 Effective Instruction Secondary/K-12

3

EDUC 005E

Practicum

1

SPED 511

 Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (Taken    

  with Student Teaching)

3

EDUC 591

 Student Teaching

3,3

 

SUBJECT AREA SPECIALIZATION

varies

Those seeking the Masters of Arts Degree also complete 6 additional credits:

EDUC 501

Research Theory

3

EDUC 554

Learning Theories

3

Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.

Secondary Education

PreK-12 Education

Endorsements

The following endorsements are intended to improve a teacher's skills in a specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

Do you have an interest in working with children with special needs? Would you like to better understand these students?

Special Education Certification Pk-8 - (second certification)

(Builds on another education certification)

I. Concentration

S ED 500 Special Education Law and Service Delivery 3
S ED 511 Curriculum Adaptations for the Special Needs Learner 3




R ED 530 Reading Disabilities and Diagnosis 3
R ED 533 Remedial Techniques 3
S ED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 520 Universal Design for Learning 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment for ESL 3
S ED 522 Career Education for Students with Disabilities 3
OR
S ED 523 Programming for the At-Risk Infant/Preschool Child 3
S ED 519 Practicum 3