Program Options B and C
These program options are organized around content majors and education courses and are designed to prepare teachers for 4-12 teaching or for K-12 teaching in selected areas. Each program requires the student to complete:
- a comprehensive major (at least 60 credits) or a standard major (at least 36 credits) plus one of the following: another standard major (at least 36 credits), or a minor (at least 24 credits), or a certificate (12-18 credits). Students choosing another major or minor may choose from the approved majors and minors listed in the table below. The approved majors and minors lead to additional certification.
- a professional sequence consisting of teaching methods and related courses.
Students are assigned an education academic advisor and a faculty advisor through the content major department.
Option C: Grades K-12
Grades K-12 Licensure
|ES 212||Exploring Schooling K-12||2|
|ES 312||General Methods of Teaching||2|
|ES 317||Middle Level Methods and Curriculum||2|
|ES 318||Teacher Assisting||1|
|ES 328||Content Area Reading and Study Strategies||2|
|ES 385||Social Foundations: Human Relations||3|
|ES 490||Historical, Legal, and Philosophical Foundations of Education||3|
|ES 497||Field Experience Seminar||2|
|SPED 300||Inclusive Practices for Secondary Educators||2|
|Prescribed special methods course(s) (see approved majors and minors below)|
|Student Teaching Courses from list below:|
|ES 441||Student Teaching in Elementary Education||5|
|ES 445||Student Teaching in Middle Level Education||5|
|or ES 470||Student Teaching in Secondary Education|
|ES 440||Internship Teaching in Elementary Education||5-10|
|ES 446||Internship Teaching in Middle Level Education||5-10|
|ES 475||Internship Teaching in Secondary Education||5-10|
NOTE 1: SPED 300 (not required of Kinesiology or Music majors).
Approved Majors and Minors for Option C
|Comprehensive Majors||Code||Prescribed Methods Course||Additional Requirement||Praxis II or ACTFL Content Test Required|
|Music, Instrumental/General||060-064||MUED 211, MUED 300, MUED 310, MUED 318, MUED 411||See department for ETS exam number|
|Music, Choral/General||060-065||MUED 211, MUED 300, MUED 310, MUED 318, MUED 410||See department for ETS exam number|
|Kinesiology||991-065||KINS 290||See department for ETS exam number|
|Majors||Code||Prescribed Methods Course||Additional Requirement||Praxis II ACTFL Content Test Required|
|French||260-203||ES 366 (F) and ES 437 (Sp)||Study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|German||280-204||ES 366 (F) and ES 437 (Sp)||Study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|Spanish||320-203||ES 366 (F) and ES 437 (Sp)||Study abroad in language||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|Minors||Code||Prescribed Methods Course||Additional Requirement||Praxis II ACTFL Content TEst Required|
|Adaptive Physical Education||991-459||Only with KINS major||No addt'l exam|
|French||260-406||ES 366 (F) and ES 437 (Sp)||Only with F Lg major||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|German||280-406||ES 366 (F) and ES 437 (Sp)||Only with F Lg major||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|Spanish||320-407||ES 366 (F) and ES 437 (Sp)||Only with F Lg major||WPT and OPI or OPIc|
|TESOL||550-410||ES 405 (F)||Only with F Lg major||See department for ETS exam number|
NOTE: Students completing a K-12 comprehensive major or standard major may complete an additional major or minor with licensure at the K-12 level from the list under Option C above.