Special Fields Requirements

Credit requirement for graduation120 credits and up
General education40-49
Major36 credits and up
Professional education36-43 credits
General Education - Birth-Age 21
Communication:
ENGLISH 1130College Writing I 13
ENGLISH 1230College Writing II 13
Entry Year Experience1
Select one of the following:2-3
Public Speaking (acceptable) 1
Speech Communication for Teachers (recommended) 1
Foreign Language:
Bachelor of Science: 1 semester on campus or 1 year of high school in same language with C or better; Bachelor of Arts: 2 semesters on campus or 2 years of high school in same language with C or better0-8
Math:
Select a MATH course at or above 16303
Health and Human Performance:
HHP 1000Fitness Assessment and Management1
HHP XXXXPhysical Activity (see class schedule)1
Humanities, Fine Arts and Historical Perspective:
Fine arts course3
Humanities literature course3
HISTORY 1020World Civilization II3
Social Sciences:
POLISCI 1230Introduction to American Government3
Social sciences course in second discipline 23
Natural Sciences:
Biological science lab course4-5
Physical science lab course: select from chemistry, geography, geology, physics or physical science4-5
International Education/Ethnic and Gender Studies:
HISTORY 1020World Civilization II (double counts as historical perspective and international education)3
TEACHING 3630Ethnic and Gender Equity in Education (counts for both ethnic and gender studies plus professional education)3
Bachelor of Science degree: Natural Science, Mathematics or Social Science course(s) in addition to courses listed above3
Bachelor of Arts degree: 6 additional credits @ 2000 level or higher in two areas: fine arts, historical perspective, or humanities6
Major/Minor
See appropriate department listings for required courses.36
Professional Education 3
TEACHING 1230Introduction to Education2
TEACHING 2010Educational Media Theory2
TEACHING 2130Human Growth and Development3
TEACHING 3320Introduction to Inclusion3
TEACHING 3630Ethnic and Gender Equity in Education3
Methods of Teaching Major3+
TEACHING 4660Student Teaching B-2112
or TEACHING 4760 Internship in Teaching
TEACHING 4990edTPA Final Portfolio1
Select one of the following options: 3 47-11
Option A:
TEACHING 3140Key Concepts and Characteristics in Middle Level Education3
TEACHING 4020Educational Media Application2
TEACHING 4210Pre-Student Teaching at Middle/Secondary Level2
Option B:
TEACHING 3140Key Concepts and Characteristics in Middle Level Education3
TEACHING 4020Educational Media Application2
TEACHING 4210Pre-Student Teaching at Middle/Secondary Level2
TEACHING 4220Advising, Interaction and Communication2
TEACHING 4620Teaching Transescents2
1

 “C-” or better required

2

GEOGRPHY 3330 is required for agricultural education majors.

3

G.P.A. 2.75 or better; grade of "C-" or better in all courses

4

This does not apply to health and human performance.