Secondary Education Program

Department of Education

Secondary Education

 

The Secondary Education Program:

Is a licensure program designed to work in conjunction with students’ declared majors. Students will have the benefit of two Academic Advisors as they navigate the content major requirements, and Program prerequisite and required courses. The bulk of instruction will occur in a student’s declared major content area (listed below) with the final two (2) semesters of instruction through the Secondary Education Program.

 

Watch this video to see what DSU Secondary Education students say about our program

 

Secondary Education Program Information

A. Requirements for students with B.S/B.A Degrees in Progress:

    1. No more than 2 remaining content courses to be completed and signed off by the major academic content department advisor(see chart below).
    2. Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.
    3. Have a C grade or higher in all content and prerequisite courses.
    4. Submit official university transcripts.
    5. Pass an appropriate PRAXIS II exam.
    6. Complete 3 Department of Education recommendation forms.
    7. Pass a criminal background check.
    8. Complete a group interview.
    9. The following prerequisite education courses need to be completed before students can enter into the program:
      • EDUC 1010 – Foundations/Introduction to Education
      • EDUC 2010 – Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners
      • EDUC 2400 – Foundations of Multicultural/ESL Learners
      • EDUC 2500 – Instructional Technology in K-12 Classrooms
      • EDUC 3110 – Educational Psychology

 

B. Requirements for students with B.S. / B.A or Higher Degrees Completed:

  1. You must have a content major that is acceptable for licensing from the Utah State Board of Education.
  2. The following Program prerequisite courses need to be completed before students can enter into the program:
    • EDUC 1010 – Foundations/Introduction to Education
    • EDUC 2010 – Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners
    • EDUC 2400 – Foundations of Multicultural/ESL Learners
    • EDUC 2500 – Technology for Educators & Electronic Portfolios
    • EDUC 3110 – Educational Psychology
  3. Academic content departments may add additional admission requirements. These requirements, if added, will focus on unique aspects of each discipline.

Application Deadline

Fall 2018 Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 12:00 noon

 

Secondary Education Approved Content Majors

Art Education Art Advisor
Biology Education Biology Advisor
Biology/Integrated Science Education Biology Advisor
English Education English Advisor
Mathematics Education Mathematics Advisor
Spanish Education Spanish Advisor
Music Education Music Advisor
Physical Science Composite Physical Science Advisor
Social Science Composite Social Science Advisor
Theatre Education Theatre Advisor

Secondary Education Approved Content Minors

Biology Education Biology Advisor
Chemistry Education Chemistry Advisor
English Education English Advisor
Mathematics Education Mathematics  Advisor

See Content Major advisor before applying to the Secondary Education program.