- Program Overview
- Program Phases and Courses
- Programs Offered
- About Requirements
- Student Teaching Information
- Professional Portfolio and Exit Interview
- Teacher Certification Information
Phase II: Content Major and Professional Studies in Education
Registration into Phase II courses requires successful completion of Phase I coursework and provisional or full admission to the Secondary Teacher Education Program. Professional studies in this phase include the following courses: SE 322: Inclusion Strategies, ED 329: The Culturally-Responsive Classroom, RE 422: Reading in the Content Area, ED 453: Media & Technology for Teaching, ED 454: Professional Strategies for Teaching, and, ED 456: Content Methods* (specific to your chosen teaching field). In some circumstances, online coursework may be available. However, you must have permission from your Secondary Education advisor before enrolling in online versions of courses. No grade lower than a "B-" will be accepted in Phase II Professional Studies education courses.
- Phase II, Professional Studies Coursework
- SE 322: Inclusion Strategies (3 credits)
- ED 329: Culturally Responsive Classroom (1 credit)
- RE 422: Reading in the Content Area (3 credits)
- ED 453: Media & Technologies for Teaching 6-12 (3 credits)
- ED 454: Professional Teaching Strategies (3 credits)
- ED 456: Content Methods* (2 credits)
- *Note: Kinesiology majors must take both ED 456: Content Methods in Physical Education and ED 456: Content Methods in Health. See your kinesiology advisor for details.
Before entering Phase III, you are required to demonstrate knowledge in your endorsement area(s) by earning a passing score on the state-mandated Praxis II Exam(s). No one is admitted into Phase III until all PRAXIS requirements are met. You should plan to take your PRAXIS exams two semesters before you intend to intern in the field. Contact your education advisor for assistance in registering for the PRAXIS II exams. In addition, you must pass a Progress Conference which occurs at the end of Phase II. See your Education advisor for details.