Program Requirements

Hours: 53 plus Choose License Content Area (See below)

Corequisite: Minor or Major in the primary content area.

Minor in content area for: Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry.

Prerequisites for Licensure (16 hours)

COM 100Spoken Word (3) C

EDU 190Introduction to the Educational Profession (1)

ENG 101Written Word (3) C

PSY 103Introduction to Psychology (3) CEP

SOC 103Our Social World (3) CS

Choose a discipline specific mathematics class in the core curriculum (3) MA

Major Courses (19 hours)

AYA 333Adol/Young Adult Practicum (1)

AYA 334Adol/Young Adult Practicum II (2)

AYA 345Intro to Secondary Education (3)

AYA 444AYA Student Teaching (10)

Choose one Methods Course, according to content:

EDU 355Methods of Math Educators (3)

EDU 383Methods of Teaching Science (3)

EDU 384Methods of Teach Social Studies (3)

EDU 386Methods of Teach Language Arts (3)

Cognate Courses - 18 hours

EDU 207Educational Theory & Reflective Teaching (3)

EDU 217Technology in the Instructional Process (2)

EDU 356Classroom Mgmt & Organization (3)

RDG 311Content Area Reading (3)

SED 215Human Exceptionalities (3)

SED 215SServ Lrng:Human Exceptionalities (1) EXP

SED 340Teaching in an Inclusive Setting (3)

*AYA Licensure in Biology/Life Science – 44 hours

Required courses:

BIO 111Principles of Biology I (4) CN

BIO 111APrinciples of Biology I (LAB) (0) CN

BIO 112Principles of Biology II (4)

BIO 112APrinciples of Biology II (LAB) (0)

BIO 201Anatomy & Physiology I (4)

BIO 201AHuman Anatomy & Physiology (LAB) (0)

Choose One w/lab co-requisite:

BIO 202Anatomy & Physiology II (4)

BIO 202AHuman Anatomy & Physiology II (LAB) (0)

BIO 203Developmental Biology (4)

BIO 203ADevelopmental Biology(LAB) (0)

Choose three of the following 5 BIO courses:

BIO 305Microbiology (4)

BIO 305AMicro (LAB) (0)

BIO 310Cell Biology (4)

BIO 310ACell Biology (LAB) (0)

BIO 315Ecology (4)

BIO 315AEcology (LAB) (0)

BIO 320Genetics (4)

BIO 320AGenetics (LAB) (0)

BIO 330Evolution (4)

BIO 330AEvolution (LAB) (0)

*AYA Licensure in Chemistry - 48 hours

CHE 111General Chemistry I (3) CN

CHE 111AGeneral Chemistry I (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 111RGeneral Chem I (Recitation) (0) CN

CHE 112General Chemistry II (3) CN

CHE 112AGeneral Chemistry II (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 112RGeneral Chemistry II-Recitation (0)

CHE 211Organic Chemistry I (3)

CHE 211AOrganic Chem I (LAB) (1)

CHE 212Organic Chemistry II (3)

CHE 212AOrganic Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 314Intermediate Analytical Chem (3)

CHE 314AIntermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1)

CHE 350Physical Chemistry I (3)

CHE 350APhysical Chemistry I (LAB) (1)

MTH 193Calculus I (4) CMA

MTH 194Calculus II (4)

PHY 201General Physics I (3)

PHY 201AGen Physics I (LAB) (1)

PHY 202General Physics II (3)

PHY 202AGen Physics II (LAB) (1)

Choose 4 hours from following:

CHE 315Instrumental Analysis (3)

CHE 315AInstru Analysis (LAB) (1)

CHE 325Biochemistry I (3)

CHE 325ABiochemistry I (LAB) (1)

CHE 326Biochemistry II (3)

CHE 326ABiochemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 355Physical Chemistry II (3)

CHE 355APhys Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 360Intermediate Inorganic Chem (3)

CHE 360AInt Inorganic (LAB) (1)

*AYA Licensure in Integrated Math — 44 hours

EDU 355Methods of Math Educators (3)

INF 120Principles of Programming I (3)

MTH 193Calculus I (4) CMA

MTH 194Calculus II (4)

MTH 220Discrete Mathematics (3)

MTH 255Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)

MTH 293Calculus III (4)

MTH 301Mathematical Modeling (3)

MTH 305College Geometry (3)

MTH 315Number Theory (3)

MTH 320Probability/Statistics (4)

MTH 361Abstract Algebra (3)

MTH 391Advanced Calculus (3)

MTH 400Senior Research (1)

AYA Licensure in Integrated Science – 60 hours

CHE 111General Chemistry I (3) CN

CHE 111AGeneral Chemistry I (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 111RGeneral Chem I (Recitation) (0) CN

CHE 112General Chemistry II (3) CN

CHE 112AGeneral Chemistry II (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 112RGeneral Chemistry II-Recitation (0)

CHE 211Organic Chemistry I (3)

CHE 211AOrganic Chem I (LAB) (1)

CHE 212Organic Chemistry II (3)

CHE 212AOrganic Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

Choose one:

CHE 314Intermediate Analytical Chem (3)

CHE 314AIntermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1)

or

CHE 325Biochemistry I (3)

CHE 325ABiochemistry I (LAB) (1)

BIO 111Principles of Biology I (4) CN

BIO 111APrinciples of Biology I (LAB) (0) CN

BIO 111RPrinciples of Bio I (Recitation) (0) CN

BIO 112Principles of Biology II (4)

BIO 112APrinciples of Biology II (LAB) (0)

BIO 305Microbiology (4)

BIO 305AMicro (LAB) (0)

or

BIO 310Cell Biology (4)

BIO 310ACell Biology (LAB) (0)

BIO 315Ecology (4)

BIO 315AEcology (LAB) (0)

BIO 320Genetics (4)

BIO 320AGenetics (LAB) (0)

GEO 115Earth Science (L/L) (4) CN

PHY 130Astronomy Lecture & LAB (4) CN

PHY 201General Physics I (3)

PHY 201AGen Physics I (LAB) (1)

PHY 202General Physics II (3)

PHY 202AGen Physics II (LAB) (1)

and

GEO Elective (4)

Program Outcomes

Teacher Competencies

The School of Education has developed the following five teacher competencies describing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that each teacher candidate will have upon completion of any licensure program.

  1.  Content knowledge  - The candidate articulates accurate subject matter and applies that knowledge in planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  2.  Learner characteristics - The candidate incorporates knowledge of how students learn and how diverse experiences affect learning when planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  3.  Instructional strategies - The candidate applies a variety of scientifically-based, data-driven instructional strategies based on learning goals, assesses student's progress toward these goals, and differentiates instruction   based on students’ needs and assessment results.
  4.  Learning Environment - The candidate creates and manages a learning environment that encourages active, engaged learning and respect for others.
  5.  Professional responsibilities - The candidate engages in reflective practice, promotes collaboration among peers, families, and communities, and takes on opportunities for professional development.