Secondary Curriculum

Secondary Education (5-12)

       

Secondary Education Core Courses

 
EDU 144 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 201 Introduction to Teaching 3
EDU 210 Human Relations for Teachers 2
EDU 202 Intro. to Teaching Clinical 0
SPED 220 Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 230 Educational Media and Computers 1
EDU 240 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 370 Secondary Teaching Methods 2
EDU 371 Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience for Secondary 1
EDU 395 Content Area Reading 2
EDU 400 Ethics and Religious Diversity in Public and Private Schools 3
EDU 411 Multicultural Practicum 2
EDU 430 Capstone 1
EDU 440 Assessment and Goal Setting 3
EDU 465 Behavior Management for Secondary 2
One secondary content area teaching methods course and clinical experience:
EDU 375-376 Methods of Teaching Speech/Theater in Secondary School and Clinical Experience 4
EDU 380-381 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Secondary School and Clinical Experience 4
EDU 382-383 Methods of Teaching Science in Secondary School and Clinical Experience 4
EDU 385-386 Methods of Teaching English in Secondary School and Clinical Experience 4
EDU 398-399 Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics and Clinical Experience 4
One secondary content area student teaching:
EDU 410 Student Teaching in 5-9 Social Studies 6
EDU 412 Student Teaching in 5-9 Science 6
EDU 415 Student Teaching in 5-9 English 6
EDU 420 Student Teaching in 5-9 Speech/Theater 6
EDU 470 Student Teaching in 5-9 Mathematics 6
EDU 482 Student Teaching in 5-12 Health 2-4
SPED 422 Grades 5-12 Student Teaching with Mild and Moderate Disabilities 2-6

Students majoring in secondary education must choose one of the following initial endorsements: English, biology, math, social science, or speech/theatre.

       

Biology Endorsement (151) Courses

 
BIO 120 General Biology 4
BIO 220 General Zoology 4
BIO 222 General Botany 4
BIO 332 Genetics 4
BIO 370 Ecology 4
BIO 372 Evolutionary Biology 3
BIO 493 Special Problems 3
BIO 300+ Elective 4
CHM 131 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 132 General Chemistry II 4
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4
MTH 201 Statistics 4
       

Biology and Chemistry Endorsement (151 and 152) Courses

 
BIO 120 General Biology 4
BIO 220 General Zoology 4
BIO 222 General Botany 4
BIO 332 Genetics 4
BIO 370 Ecology 4
BIO 372 Evolutionary Biology 3
BIO 493 Special Problems 3
BIO 300+ Elective 4
CHM 131 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 132 General Chemistry II 4
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 242 Organic Chemistry II 4
MTH 201 Statistics 4
       

Coaching Authorization/Endorsement Courses

 
PSY 144 Human Growth and Development 3
PED 251 Theory/Psychology/Ethics Coaching 2
PED 272 Treatment of Athletic Injuries 2
Students will choose one of these two courses:
PED 271 Coaching Anatomy 1
BIO 155 Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
       

English Endorsement (120) Courses

 
SPE 111 Essentials of Public Speaking 3
ENG 121/106 Composition 3
ENG 250/107 Literature 3
CWR 201 Intro to Creative Writing 3
ENG 230 Advanced Composition 3
ENG 205 English Grammar 3
EDU 395 Content Area Reading 2
ENG 341 American Literature to 1865 3
ENG 342 American Literature 1865 - Present 3
ENG 351 British Literature I: Beowulf to Eighteenth Century 3
ENG 352 British Literature II: Romantics to Contemporary 3
ENG 310 Young Adult Literature 3
ENG 204 Writing Center Tutor Training 1
ENG 441 Shakespeare 3
Students will choose one of the following courses:
ENG 212 Global Literature 3
ENG 470 Vietnam Era 3
English 415, Special Topics in English may be substituted for any of the above course choices when the special topic matches the course category
       

Health Endorsement (138) Courses

 
WEL 207 Principles of Nutrition 3
EDU 144 Human Growth & Development 3
PED 170 First Aid/CPR/AED 1
PED/WEL 221 Personal & Community Health 3
PED/WEL 230 History & Principles of Physical Education 3
PED 345 Methods of Teaching Physical Education & Health in Secondary Schools 3
PED 346 Secondary Physical Education Clinical Experience 1
PSY/SOC 232 Close Relationships 3
PSY 322 Abnormal Psychology 3
WEL 101 Concepts of Wellness 1
WEL 212 Stress Management 2
WEL 250 Substance Abuse 2
WEL 482 Student Teaching in 5-12 Health 2-4
       

Instructional Strategist I: Mild and Moderate Endorsement (261) Courses

 
EDU 330 Lanugage Development/Teaching Reading and Language Arts 4
SPED 220 Exceptional Learners 3
SPED 321 Special Education Clinical Experience 1
SPED 365 Methods and Materials in Special Education 3
SPED 390 Diagnostic and Remedial Reading 4
SPED 392 Math Strategies 2
SPED 422 5-12 Student Teaching 2-6
SPED 441 Assessment in Special Education 2
SPED 450 Child, Family, Community Relations 3
SPED 455 Transitional Collaboration 2
SPED 461 Behavior and Social Interaction in Special Education 2
       

Mathematics Endorsement (143) Courses

 
CIS 130 Programming Fundamentals 3
MTH 201 Elementary Statistics 4
MTH 203 Calculus I 4
MTH 204 Calculus II 4
MTH 300 Discrete Mathematics 4
MTH 330 Linear Algebra 4
MTH 340 Classical and Modern Geometry 4
       

Reading Endorsement (149) Courses

 
EDU 330 Lanugage Development/Teaching Reading and Language Arts 4
EDU 355 Teaching Reading in Grades 5-12 2
EDU 395 Content Area Reading 2
ENG 121/106 Composition 3
ENG 205 English Grammar 3
ENG 310 Young Adult Literature 3
SPE 111 Essentials of Public Speaking 3
SPED 335 Inclusive Reading Pre-Student Teaching 2
SPED 390 Diagnostic and Remedial Reading 4

Must accompany a secondary endorsement.

       

Speech Communication/Theatre Endorsement (168) Courses

 
SPE 111 Essentials of Public Speaking 3
THR 131 Introduction to Theatre 3
THR 132 Acting I 3
THR 200 Creative Dramatics 3
THR 300 Directing 3
SPE 300 Argumentation and Debate 3
COM 103 Mass Communications and Society 3
Students will choose one of the following courses:
THR 140 Introduction to Stagecraft 3
THR 146 Introduction to Theatrical Design 3
       

All Social Sciences 5-12 Endorsement (186) Courses

 
American History
HIS 201 US History to 1898 3
HIS 202 US History Since 1898 3
Students will choose one of these courses:
HIS 300 History of the Northern Plains 3
HIS 361 American Women's History 3
HIS/POL 362* U.S. Foreign Policy 3
HIS/POL 363* African American History 3
HIS 364 American Environmental History 3
HIS 405 Colonial & Revolutionary America 3
HIS 417 American Civil War 3
HIS 418 Modern American Presidency 3
HIS 420 Contemporary America 3
HIS 462* FDR: From Depression & War 3
HIS 471  From the Beats to the Beatles 3

World History
HIS 110 Ancient World 3
HIS 120 Medieval World 3
Students will choose one of the following courses:
HIS 161 Modern World 3
HIS 171 Contemporary World 3
HIS 310 Ancient Greece 3
HIS 320 Roman Republic and Empire 3
HIS 345 Early Modern Europe 3
HIS 360 Latin America 3
HIS/POL 362* U.S. Foreign Policy 3
HIS 427 Medieval England 3
HIS 430 British Empire 3
HIS 435 Modern Britain 3
HIS 440 Modern Germany 3
HIS 460 World War I 3
HIS 465 World War II 3
HIS/Eng 470 Vietnam Era 3

Government
POL 112 American Government 3
Students will choose two of the following courses:
POL 210 Political Parties and Election 3
POL 330 Comparative Government 3
POL/HIS 362* U.S. Foreign Policy 3
POL/HIS 363* African American History 3
POL 410 American Law 3
HIS 462* FDR: From Depression and War 3

Psychology
PSY 111 General Psychology 3
EDU 144 Human Growth & Development 3

Sociology
SOC 221 Intro to Sociology 3
Students will choose one of the following courses:
SOC 222 Social Problems 3
SOC 232 Close Relationships 3

Geography
GEO 201 World Geography 3
GEO 320 Modern Global Issues 3

Economics
ECO 251 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 252 Microeconomics 3

Other (Strongly advised for students seeking History Endorsement)
HIS 499 History Seminar (Choose 3) 3
OR HIS 210 Methods of History 3

Students desiring to teach in the social sciences but electing not to complete the All Social Sciences Endorsement must choose any TWO of the three areas listed below and complete three History seminars (HIS 499) or complete Methods of History (HIS 210.)

*May only be used to fulfill one requirement area.

       

American Government Endorsement (157) Courses

 
POL 112 American Government 3
Students will choose four of these courses:
POL 210 Political Parties and Elections 3
POL 320 Modern Global Issues 3
POL 330 Comparative Government 3
POL/HIS 362* U.S. Foreign Policy 3
POL/HIS 363* African American History 3
POL 410 American Law 3
POL 462* FDR: Depression and War 3
       

American History Endorsement (158) Courses

 
HIS 201 US History to 1877 3
HIS 202 US History Since 1877 3
Students will choose three of these courses:
HIS 300 Northern Plains 3
HIS 361 American Women's History 3
HIS/POL 362* U.S. Foriegn Policy 3
HIS/POL 363* African American History 3
HIS 364 American Environmental History 3
HIS 405 Colonial & Revolutionary America 3
HIS 417 American Civil War 3
HIS 418 Modern American Presidency 3
HIS 420 Contemporary America 3
HIS 462* FDR: From Depression & War 3
HIS 471 From the Beats to the Beatles 3
       

World History Endorsement (166) Courses

 
HIS 110 Ancient World 3
HIS 120 Medieval World 3
Students will choose three of these courses:
HIS 161 Modern World 3
HIS 171 Contemporary World 3
HIS 310 Ancient Greece 3
HIS 320 Roman Republic and Empire 3
HIS 345 Early Modern Europe 3
HIS 360 Latin America 3
HIS/ENG 470 Vietnam Era 3
HIS/POL 362* U.S. Foreign Policy 3
HIS 427 Medieval England 3
HIS 430 British Empire 3
HIS 435 Modern Britain 3
HIS 440 Modern Germany 3
HIS 460 World War I 3
HIS 465 World War II 3