Hours Required120 credit hours
Areas of FocusBusiness, Marketing and Information Technology, English, English and Language Arts, Mathematics (6-12), Sciences (Broad Field Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Earth and Space …, Social Sciences, World Languages (Chinese, French, German, Latin, Russian or Spanish)
The Nebraska Difference
We award more than $200,000 annually in scholarships to incoming students.
Your assigned advisor will support you with academic planning throughout your time at Nebraska.
Career coaches can help you plan for a meaningful career built upon your degree program.
Participate in practicum field experiences in a variety of classroom settings and grade levels.
Become an educational leader prepared to work with diverse learners, schools and communities.
Receive professional mentoring from content area experts who will help you transform your passion into teaching expertise.
Take an in-depth look at the education system in Costa Rica, gain experience teaching English to speakers of other languages in Ecuador or explore how Dutch schools welcome immigrants and refugees from around the world in the Netherlands during faculty-led global experiences.
Teaching Matters (TEAC 161)
Designed to introduce critical issues, responsibilities, roles and identities to secondary education majors through school site visits, lectures and inquiry.
Teaching Multilingual Learners in Content Areas (TEAC 413M)
Identify and design linguistically and culturally responsive instruction for multilingual learners in the content areas at all levels of K-12 education.
Learning and Teaching Principles and Practices (TEAC 451)
Learn about theoretical issues in teaching and learning as applied to individual disciplines.
Fundamentals of Adolescent Development for Education (EDPS 251)
Explore fundamental concepts and principles of cognitive and social/emotional development from late childhood to early adulthood. Understand biosocial forces affecting behavior and educational development.
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