Secondary Education - Minor

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) offers a minor in Secondary Education to students with non-education majors. The minor requires 18 semester credit hours of education coursework, and 6 hours of clinical practice in the field, for students seeking teaching certification for middle and high school subject areas. Students must declare a major in a subject area for which teacher certification options are available in order to be eligible for this minor. Students interested in obtaining a minor in Secondary Education should contact a TLAC undergraduate advisor in Harrington Tower.

To meet Teacher Certification requirements, student must also successfully complete an approved internship or clinical teaching (MEFB 497-6 hours). A 2.5 GPA is required in minor courses to pursue teacher certification and a 2.75 cumulative GPA to be admitted to Teacher Education.