Dec 01, 2022
State Secondary Provisional Certificate
(For the preparation of teachers in Grades 6-12)
Minimum hours required (122 hours)
This curriculum may require more than 122 credit hours.
A minimum grade point average of 2.5 must be attained for advancement from the Pre-Education curriculum to the Secondary Education curriculum. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 must be attained for enrollment in Intern Teaching and for recommendation for the teaching certificate. Pre-Education curriculum students are not permitted to enroll in upper-level professional education courses until admission requirements are met and application is approved.
University General Education Requirement (Minimum 40 hours)
The University General Education Requirement is 37 hours. An additional 3 hours from the General Education Program and/or courses in language and literature, science, or social studies areas (non-professional courses only).
Professional Education Program (34 hours)
Minimum grade of “C” required in each of these courses and a grade point average of 2.5 maintained in all courses after admission to teacher education.
Secondary Education for students with majors in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Note: ED 4750 and ED 4100 comprise the “intern teaching semester.”
- A “methods of teaching” course in either the major or minor Credits: 3 hours
(both, if required by the respective major and minor departments.)
A minimum of one major (at least 30 semester hours or 36 for a group major) plus a minimum of one minor (at least 20 semester hours or 24 for a group minor) must be selected from the list below of Approved Majors and Minors for the Secondary Education Curriculum.
Elective credit may be used as needed to complete minimum graduation requirements and/or credits that do not qualify in the above categories. The candidate must satisfy the requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree.
Approved Majors And Minors For The Secondary Education Curriculum.
Only programs listed below are acceptable for secondary education.
Majors-At least 30 semester hours. Choose one.
See catalog entry or advisor for information about major requirements.
Art Education (ARSJ)
Earth Science (ERSJ)
Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education (FCSJ)
Health Education, School (HESJ)
Industrial Technology (INSJ)
Music Education (MSSJ)
Political Science (PSSJ)
Secondary Education in Business (SUSJ)
Secondary Education in Marketing (SKSJ)
Technology and Design (TDSJ)
Minors-At least 20 semester hours. Choose one.
See catalog entry or advisor for information about minor requirements.
Earth Science (ERSN)
Environmental Studies (EVSN)
French (FHSN) Geography (GGSN)
Graphic Arts (GASN)
Health Education (HESN)
Industrial Technology (ITSN)
Occupational Child Care (OCSN)
Occupational Foods (OFSN)
Physical Education (PESN)
Political Science (POSN)
Secondary Education in Marketing (SKSN)
Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement
Students who have chosen the Secondary Curriculum will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing
Professional Education Program for Art and Music majors—See the School of Art and the School of Music in this catalog.
Professional Education Program for Teacher/Coach and Health Education—See the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation in this catalog.
Professional Education Program for Career and Technical Education, Industrial Education, and Secondary Education in Business—See the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in this catalog.