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Secondary Education and P-12 Certification

For more information contact:
CPEP Office or
Dr. Stacey Korson, Undergraduate Program Coordinator (Combs 103)

Students seeking certification to teach in grades 5-12, 8-12, and P-12 complete academic majors in other colleges. Teacher preparation courses are taken in the College of Education. Students are guided by academic advisors in the department of their major and education advisors in the College of Education.

Professional Core 

EDF 203 (or EDF 310 for students transferring courses equivalent to EDF 203 from other institutions) provides the gateway through which students must satisfactorily pass in order to be formally admitted to an undergraduate Teacher Education program.

Generally all secondary programs require the following courses for the Professional Core, but variations of the courses may be offered for different secondary majors:

·         EDC 300; EDF203, 204(2), 219, 413, EMS300W, 474, 490, SED104 (á´³Element6), and 14 credit hours of Clinical Experiences: CED100 (0), 200(0), 300(0.5), 400(0.5), 450(1), 499(12).

For help in planning a curriculum, students should review the Admissions to Professional Education Program Checklist with their major advisor and/or COE advisor.

Advising for Secondary Education Majors

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