Education (Secondary)

Students seeking secondary licensure in a content area may select from a variety of disciplines including Art K-12, Theater K-12, Music (vocal general) K-12, Kinesiology K-12, Spanish K-12, Special Education K-12, History 6-12, Chemistry 6-12, English 6-12, Biology 6-12, Mathematics 6-12, Physics 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 Praxis II examination(s) are eligible, on recommendation of the University, for Tennessee certification to teach at the secondary level.

 

 

Degree Requirements 

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

38 HOURS

     

I. Liberal Arts Core Requirements are met by the content major

 
     

II. Second Major Requirements

 

EDU 130

Introduction to Education (W)

3

EDU 250 

 Professional Reflective Seminar I 

 

EDU 320

Technology in the Classroom

3

EDU 327

Tests and Measurement

3

EDU 350*

Professional Reflective Seminar II 

EDU 428*

Classroom Management

2

EDU 431A*

Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary English OR

3

EDU 431B* 

Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary Mathematics OR

(3) 

EDU 431C* 

Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary Social Studies OR

(3)  

EDU 431D* 

Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - Secondary Science OR

(3)  

EDU 431E* 

Educational Methods, Strategies, and Techniques - K-12 Content Areas

(3) 

EDU 447

Student Teaching, Secondary  OR

12

EDU 448

Student Teaching, K-12

(12) 

EDU 450

Professional Reflective Seminar III

1

PSY 306

Educational Psychology (W)

3

RDG 321

Teaching Secondary School Literacy

3

SPE 240

Special Education Foundations (W)

3

*These courses must be taken the semester prior to student teaching.