Secondary Teacher Licensure

In addition to the required courses below for Secondary Teacher Licensure, students may need additional courses to fulfill licensure requirements in areas of general education and content specific coursework to be recommended for a Professional Educator License.

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 415Teaching in Secondary Schools3
TEP 419Content Area Literacy Methods3
Select one of the following depending on licensure area:3
English Methods for Middle and Secondary Grades
Mathematics Methods for Middle and Secondary Grades
Science Methods for Middle and Secondary Grades
Social Studies Methods for Middle and Secondary Grades
Total Hours9

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 student teaching. For secondary candidates, the student teaching includes two courses:

TEP 449Middle Grade and High School Student Teaching Seminar3
TEP 451ECCE: Student Teaching - Middle Grade and High School9
Total Hours12

Candidates are required to apply for 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.