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Minor in Secondary Education

Requirements:

Restricted Minor open only to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Social Studies or Mathematics

(Housed in the Cato School of Education)

EDUC 222 Foundations of American Education in Secondary Education
EDUC 270 Educational Technology
EDUC 310 Educational Psychology
EDUC 319 Data Driven Instruction
EDUC 330 Management of Student Environment, Work and Behavior
EDUC 345 Content Area Reading
EDUC 436 Secondary Methods/ Materials

Plus EDUC 499C Professional Internship: Secondary Student Teaching
This course fulfills the internship requirement

Requirements for Licensure in French or Spanish (K-12) are:

Completion of a major in French or Spanish

Plus:
EDUC 222 Foundations of American Education in Secondary Education
EDUC 270 Educational Technology
EDUC 299* Exploratory Internship in Education
EDUC 310 Educational Psychology
EDUC 319 Data Driven Instruction
EDUC 330 Management of Student Environment, Work and Behavior
EDUC 345 Content Area Reading
EDUC 442 Methods and Materials for Foreign Language
* The student must complete the Exploratory Internship at the opposite grade level from student teaching level.

EDUC299 may be taken twice.

Requirements Secondary Education Licensure (9-12)* are:

(*Licensure areas are Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics or Social Studies)

Completion of a major in area in which licensure is desired. Course requirements in the major or additional to the major are noted below.

Biology: Major in Biology
Chemistry: Major in Chemistry
English: Major in English
History: Major in History
Mathematics: Major in Mathematics including MATH 106, 209, and 304. Also recommended, but not required are PHYS 101 and 102 and CSCI 131
Social Studies: Major in History plus 21 credit hours in related social sciences including POLS 201 or 205, ECON 203 and SOCI 203 or 250

Plus: The minor in Secondary Education 9-12

Application to the Teacher Education Program

Students must apply to the Cato School of Education for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) by the end of the sophomore year, and prior to completing six Education courses for the Elementary Education program or two education courses for a secondary education program. Read the overview about the Praxis I testing requirement for getting accepted into the TEP and Praxis requirements for obtaining your North Carolina Teaching License.

Print, complete and return to the Cato School of Education the Teacher Education Program application.

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