Education - Secondary Education, Bachelor of Science

The program in secondary education is designed to prepare candidates to meet Nebraska requirements for a related (6-12 or 7-12) level teaching certificate or a PK-12 teaching certificate. The coursework for a Secondary Education Endorsement is divided into four areas: General Education, Endorsement Content, Professional Education Sequence, and Secondary Professional requirements. Secondary candidates must select one of the approved endorsement areas.

Requirements

A candidate for a degree and/or teaching endorsement in grades 6-12 or 7-12 must complete the following course requirements:

TED 3550SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT3
TED 3690LITERACY AND LEARNING3
TED 4000SPECIAL METHODS IN THE CONTENT AREA3
TED 4600CLINICAL PRACTICE AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY LEVEL12
Total Credits21

Courses Required for Major (Core Curriculum) 

Professional Education Sequence
TED 2100EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS3
TED 2200HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BIAS-FREE CLASSROOMS3
TED 2300HUMAN GROWTH AND LEARNING3
TED 2400PLANNING FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING6
Total Credits15

A candidate for a degree and/or teaching endorsement in grades K-12 must complete the following course requirements:

SPED 3800DIFFERENTIATION AND INCLUSIVE PRACTICES3
TED 4640K-12 STUDENT TEACHING AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY12
TED 4650CLINICAL PRACTICE AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY LEVEL 16
Methods within their content area
Total Credits21
1

Must take with SPED 4700

Endorsements Offered

Candidates seeking 6-12, 7-12 or P-12 certification must complete one of the endorsements below.

Dual Endorsement Programs Offered

Candidates may elect to complete a second endorsement as part of their secondary education program. These dual endorsements require two semesters of clinical practice (student teaching) and result in two teaching endorsements on the Nebraska teaching certificate. The following dual endorsements are available.

Supplemental Endorsements Offered

Supplemental endorsements are content areas which can be added to a Nebraska teaching certificate in the presence of other earned endorsements. A supplemental endorsement cannot stand alone on an initial teaching certificate. The following supplemental endorsements are available.