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Secondary PTEP

Degree Requirements - 120-128 Credits (minimum)

The Secondary Professional Teacher Education Program is designed to meet the licensure requirements for teaching at the secondary levels (grades 7-12). For additional information: Please See "Teacher Education: Professional Teacher Education Programs (PTEP)".

Required General Education Program - 40 hours
Required Content Major - 38-50 hours
Required Secondary PTEP Courses - 38-41hours

The following three courses are to be taken concurrently during the first semester of your program (7 semester hours):

STEP 161 Observation and Analysis of Secondary Teaching I (2)

EDF 366 Conceptions of Schooling: Context and Process (4)

ET 249 Technology in Education for Secondary Teaching (1)

The following three courses are to be taken concurrently (8 hrs):

STEP 262 Observation and Analysis of Secondary Teaching II (2)

EDSE 360 Adaptation, Modification, and Integration of Curriculum for the Secondary Exceptional Learner (3)

EPSY 349 Educational Psychology for Secondary Teachers (3)

The following four courses are to be taken concurrently (9-12 hrs)

STEP 363 Clinical Experience: Secondary (2)

EDRD 340 Developing Language and Literacy in the Content Areas (3)

ET 349 Educational Technology Applications for Secondary Teaching (1)

XXXX Content Area Methods (3-6)

Students will select their content method courses from the following:

EED 341 Methods and Materials for Teaching Language and Composition in the Secondary School (3)

or

EED 541 Methods and Materials for Teaching Language and Composition in the Secondary School (3)

EED 402 Methods and Materials for Teaching Young Adult Literature in the Secondary Schools (3)

FL 341 Methods of Teaching in the Secondary School (3)

GEOG 410 Teaching Geography in Secondary Curriculum (1)

HIST 400 Teaching History in the Secondary Curriculum (1)

SOSC 341 Teaching Secondary Social Studies (3)

SCED 441 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Science (3)

MED 441 Methods of Teaching Mathematics (3)

COMM 352 Methods of Teaching Speech Communication (3)

THEA 385 Methods of Teaching Drama (3)

Complete the following course:

STEP 464 Secondary Student Teaching (14)

Notes: Students will make formal application and complete admission requirements while enrolled in STEP 161. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 is required prior to enrollment. First semester transfer students may enroll their first semester on campus and the GPA will be evaluated at the end of the semester.

Post Baccalaureate or Second B.A.

Students who have completed a Bachelors degree in one of the 14 major's, licensed in the Secondary PTEP, may enroll in the program as a Post Baccalaureate candidate. Post Baccalaureate candidates complete the same PTEP field experiences and coursework as listed above. Eligible students should apply through the Graduate School and meet with the Secondary PTEP coordinator for advisement regarding the program.

Students who have completed a Bachelors degree in an area other than those licensed in the Secondary PTEP may enroll in the program as a teacher candidate seeking a second B.A. Students eligible for this status should make an appointment with the Secondary PTEP coordinator for advisement regarding the program.


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