Secondary Teacher Licensure

Required Courses

Introductory Courses

TEP 207Foundations of American Education3
TEP 223Adolescent Development for Teachers3
TEP 224Exceptional Child for Teachers3
TEP 227Educational Psychology for Teachers3
Total Hours12

Core Courses

TEP 305Technology For Teaching3
TEP 315Managing the Diverse Classroom3
TEP 318Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment3
Total Hours9

Methods Courses

TEP 419Content Area Literacy Methods3
Select one of the following depending on licensure area:3
English Methods for Middle and Secondary Levels
Mathematics Methods for Middle and Secondary Levels
Science Methods for Middle and Secondary Levels
Social Studies Methods for Middle and Secondary Levels
Elective3
Total Hours9

Clinical Practice/Student Teaching

Secondary candidates who have successfully completed all general education requirements; all introductory, core, and methods courses; all course work for the content area, and all other requirements will be eligible to complete clinical practice. For secondary candidates, the clinical practice semester includes two courses:

TEP 449Middle Level and High School Clinical Practice Seminar3
TEP 451ECCE: Clinical Practice - Middle Level and High School9
Total Hours12

Candidates are required to apply for clinical practice (student teaching). Applications are to be completed with the TEP Advisor within the prescribed time frame. Candidates must complete a state and federal background check as directed by the host district prior to the start of student teaching.