Professional Education Program Requirement Checklist for Secondary and K-12 Certification

Course of Study

I. Professional Education Core Courses

(36.5-38) credits

EDUC 00_ Field Experience 0
EDUC 100 Introduction to Education (requires field placement) 1
SPED 100 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities 3
PSYC 251 Developmental Psychology (must be taken by K-12 students) 3
or
PSYC 252 Adolescent Psychology (must be taken by Secondary students). 3
EDUC 005D* Practicum IV Secondary/K-12 1
SPED 367* Behavior Management 3
EDUC 311* Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 411A* Effective Instruction in Secondary and K-12 Education 3
EDUC 414* Social Foundations 3
EDUC 411B MAJOR Program Methods 1.5-3.0
EDUC 461* Materials, Methods, and Assessment of ELL 3
SPED 300* Curriculum Adaptations (taken w/ Student Teaching) 3
EDUC 498B Special Topics in Student Teaching (Seminar) (taken w/ stu tch) 1
EDUC 442 Student Teaching 8

*Requires screening for formal admission

Additional Liberal Arts Requirements

(3 credits)

MATH 120 Mathematics in the Liberal Arts 3
OR
MATH 130 Mathematics for Contemporary Society 3