May 20, 2024  
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary and K-12 Teacher Education, B.A./B.S.

The secondary and K-12 teacher education programs are housed in the department of the area of emphasis. Please see those sections for more details.

Secondary and K-12 Teacher Education Programs


No grade below “C” will be accepted for any professional education course.

For other academic requirements, consult the Teacher Education Handbook.

Specialized Professional Courses

See each major. Note: Candidates must take and pass the appropriate PRAXIS II national teacher’s exam(s) in order to enroll in Student Teaching (Clinical Practice III) as well as complete and pass EdTPA to be recommended for licensure.

Requirements for Specific Secondary and K-12 Teaching Majors

Refer to each department’s section for teaching major requirements.

Visual arts teaching major
Biology teaching major
Chemistry teaching major
English teaching major
French teaching major
German teaching major
Health and physical education teaching major
History teaching major
Mathematics teaching major
Music teaching majors (instrumental and vocal)
Physics teaching major
Spanish teaching major
Theatre teaching major

The program in teacher education is developmental in nature. It is outlined as a tier system and must be followed closely. Exceptions must be approved by the Director of Teacher Education.