Students seeking secondary licensure in a content area may select from a variety of disciplines including Art K-12, Theatre K-12, Music (vocal general) K-12, Physical Education (Kinesiology) K-12, Spanish PreK-12, History 6-12, Chemistry 6-12, English 6-12, Biology 6-12, Mathematics 6-12, Psychology 9-12, Business Education 6-12 and Speech Communication 6-12.
In addition to their respective content preparation, students will focus on the professional education core as outlined by the Department of Education. This includes rich, robust practicum experiences integrated in the professional core courses and one full semester of student teaching in public school settings. Students who successfully complete their respective secondary education program and the specified State-required examination(s) are eligible, on recommendation of the University, for Tennessee certification to teach at the secondary level.
B.A./B.S. Major in Education (Secondary)
(Second Major Only)
Program Coordinator: Mrs. Jennifer Creecy
For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation
I. Liberal Arts Core Requirements are met by the content major
II. Second Major Requirements
Introduction to Education (W)
Professional Reflective Seminar I
Technology in the Classroom
Tests and Measurement
Professional Reflective Seminar II
Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary English OR
Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary Mathematics OR
Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary Social Studies OR
Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary Science OR
Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - K-12 Content Areas
Student Teaching, Secondary OR
Student Teaching, K-12
Professional Reflective Seminar III
Educational Psychology (W)
Teaching Secondary School Literacy
Special Education Foundations (W)
*These courses must be taken the semester prior to student teaching.
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