Secondary Education (7-12)

Secondary Education (7-12) Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Perhaps it was a former teacher, perhaps it was a course you took; wherever it came from, you have a strong desire to teach your subject field.

In the Secondary Teacher Education Program, you will receive professional mentoring from content area experts who can transform your passion into teaching expertise.

In our program, you will experience the challenges and complexities of teaching, learn to make practical use of sound educational theory, and become an educational leader ready to work with diverse learners, schools, and communities.

There are six endorsement areas for you to choose from in Secondary Education:

Business, Marketing, and Information Education

English / Language Arts

Foreign Languages

Science

Mathematics

Social Sciences

Careers

  • Middle or high school teacher
  • Community-based youth educator
  • Business or corporate youth educator
  • Youth coach

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
British Literature before 1800 3 cr
ACE 3 3 cr
ACE 1 ENGL 150 3 cr
ACE 2 COMM 209 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENGL 252 Introduction to Fiction Writing 3 cr
ACE 4 3 cr
ACE 5 British Literature after 1800 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENGL 322B Linguistics and Society 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
ACE 8 TEAC 331 3 cr
ACE 6 EDPS 251 3 cr
EDPS 297 3 cr
American Literature 3 cr
Total Credits 18
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
TEAC 259 Instructional Technology 3 cr
ENGL 253 Introduction to Poetry Writing 3 cr
American Literature 3 cr
Elective (FITN) 1 cr
Non-traditional Cultural Lit 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
TEAC 438/838 Linguistics for the Classroom School Teacher 3 cr
TEAC 439/839 Literature for Adolescents 3 cr
ENGL 357 Composition Theory and Practice 3 cr
ENGL 377 Reading Theory and Practice 3 cr
ACE 9 TEAC 330 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
TEAC 451N 3 cr
EDPS 457 Learning and Motivation Principles for Secondary Teaching 3 cr
TEAC 413A/813A ESL: Acquisition 3 cr
Non-traditional Cultural Lit 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Elective (FITN) 1 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
TEAC 452N 3 cr
TEAC 397N Professional Practicum Experience III: Secondary Language Arts 3 cr
SPED 401B/801B Accommodating Exceptional Learners in the Secondary School Classroom 3 cr
English elective 2XX or above 3 cr
Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
TEAC 497N Student Teaching: Secondary Language Arts 9 cr
ACE 10 TEAC 403B 3 cr
Total Credits 12
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.