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 210Instructional Design and 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):

SEED 300Secondary Curriculum and Effective Teaching

3

SEED 370Reading in the Content Areas

3

 

SEED 398BSecondary Methods Block Field Experience I

1

Or

SEED 398CSecondary Methods Block Field Experience II

1

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

SEED 398CSecondary Methods Block Field Experience II

1

Or

SEED 398BSecondary Methods Block Field Experience I

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 398B or 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

EDUC 390PMethods of Teaching K-12 Physical Education

3

SEED 390MSecondary Instrumental Music Methods

3

SEED 390XTeaching Secondary School Mathematics

3

SEED 490AArt Methods for K-12 Education

4

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 350Portfolio Preparation

1

EDUC 360Managing the Learning Environment

3

EDUC 398DDiversity and Exceptionalities Field Experience

1

EDUC 405Educational Psychology and Evaluation

3

EDUC 305Philosophy and Curriculum of Middle School

2

EDUC 310Methods of Teaching in Middle School

2

 

ELED 383Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Disabilities

2

And

ELED 484Practicum in Reading

1

Or

ENGL 382Adolescent Literature

3

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

EDUC 350 is taken the same semester as one's application to pre-service teach.

Must take EITHER the co-requisite courses ELED 383 and ELED 484 OR the course ENGL 382.

K-12 Licensure (Art, Music, Physical Education)  -- Must take EITHER the co-requisite courses ELED 383 and ELED 484 OR may choose between the courses ELED 238 and ENGL 382.

Pre-Service Teaching Semester:

SEED 498Teaching in the Secondary School

15

Total Credit Hours:53

All professional courses have a prerequisite of admission to Teacher Education.