Secondary Professional Education Sequence

The Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in an approved secondary teaching subject includes courses in General Education, professional education, the major field, and the minor field to total a minimum of 128 semester hours. Specific requirements for the majors and minors are shown under the appropriate departments in the catalog. A grade of “C” or better is required in all professional education courses graded on an “A” through “F” letter basis, and a grade of “S”’ is required in all professional education courses graded on an “S/U” letter basis.

Requirements

Pre-Professional Courses

EDUC 210Educational Technology

2

EDUC 250Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 298Pre-Professional Field Experience

1

PSYC 353Adolescent Psychology

3

EDUC 210 and EDUC 298 must be taken in conjunction with EDUC 250.

Professional Courses in Secondary Methods Block (must be taken concurrently):

EDUC 360Managing the Learning Environment

2

SEED 300Secondary Curriculum and Effective Teaching

3

SEED 370Reading in the Content Areas

3

SEED 398BSecondary Methods Block Field Experience I

1

Professional Courses in Disciplinary Methods Block (must be taken concurrently):

SEED 398CSecondary Methods Block Field Experience II

1

Disciplinary Courses

In addition to the professional courses in the secondary methods block, each discipline requires its own methods course to teach pedagogical techniques particular to that discipline. As a co-requisite of SEED 398C, each student with a major or minor in a secondary education discipline is required to take the appropriate methods course(s) from this list (and must check with an advisor in that department to determine additional requirements particular to the discipline):
EDUC 390EHealth Education Methods

2

SEED 390MSecondary Instrumental Music Methods

3

SEED 390PMethods of Teaching Secondary Physical Education

3

SEED 390XTeaching Secondary School Mathematics

3

SEED 490AArt Methods for Secondary Education

3

SEED 490BMethods in Business Education

3

SEED 490CComputer Science Education Methods

3

SEED 490DMethods of Teaching Social Science

3

SEED 490HLaboratory and Teaching Techniques of Spanish

2

SEED 490KMethods of Teaching Secondary Communication

3

SEED 490LMethods of Teaching Secondary Language Arts

3

SEED 490MSecondary Choral Music Methods

3

SEED 490SSecondary Education Science Methods

3

SEED 490TMethods of Teaching Secondary Theatre Arts

3

TECH 411Curriculum and Methods

2

Additional Professional Courses:

EDUC 280Education of Exceptional Learners

3

EDUC 300Teaching for Diversity

3

EDUC 398DDiversity and Exceptionalities Field Experience

1

EDUC 405Educational Psychology and Evaluation

3

EDUC 280, EDUC 300, and EDUC 398D must be taken concurrently.

Elective (optional):

EDUC 350Portfolio Preparation

1

Pre-Service Teaching Semester:

SEED 498Teaching in the Secondary School

15

Total Credit Hours:44

All professional courses have a pre-requisite of admission to Teacher Education.