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General and Professional Education Requirements

Requirements for teacher licensure are specified in the respective program descriptions. In addition to the courses specified for the particular degree or major, the following requirements must be met:

For Elementary and Middle Grades Licensure

  1. General Education requirements as identified within each major
  2. ELC 381 The Institution of Education
  3. Additional licensure requirements as specified
  4. Appropriate method course(s) and student teaching

For K–12 Special Subject-Area Licensure

  1. General Education requirements as identified within each major
  2. HEA 201 Personal Health
  3. ELC 381 The Institution of Education
  4. TED 450 Psychological Foundations of Education
  5. TED 535 Literacy in the Content Area
  6. Additional program specific requirements such as TED 202 or HDF 302 for French and Spanish Licensure Programs
  7. Appropriate method course(s) and student teaching

For Secondary Subject-Area Licensure (Grades 9–12)

  1. General Education requirements as identified within each major
  2. HEA 201 Personal Health
  3. ELC 381 The Institution of Education
  4. TED 450 Psychological Foundations of Education
  5. TED 535 Literacy in the Content Area
  6. TED 545 Diverse Learners
  7. Additional program specific requirements
  8. Appropriate method course(s) and student teaching