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Admissions and Program Requirements - Graduate Initial Certificate Program

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Admissions and Program Requirements - Graduate Initial Certificate Program

Admissions


1) Completion of an undergraduate history or social science major or equivalent, with a minimum of 21 credits in history.

2) Completion of general education core requirements in artistic expression; communication; information retrieval; history and social sciences; humanities; a language other than English; scientific and mathematical processes; and written analysis and expression. Students will have to make up any deficiencies.

3) Minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA and in the major.

4) Three letters of recommendation.  Two should be from faculty members.

5) Attend an interview and complete an on-site essay.

6) GRE General Test score report (for those who matriculate on or after July 1, 2016)

 

Program Requirements


Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EDUC 7500A

Adolescent Learning and Development

3

EDSE 7600A

Issues for Secondary School Teachers

2

SPED 5000K

Introduction to Inclusive Education

3

EDSE 1200E

Reading and Writing Instruction

3

EDSE 2100E
(Fall Only)

Methods of Teaching Secondary Social Studies

4

EDSE 2300E
(Spring Only)

Development of the Secondary School:  Philosophy, Urban Issues, and Curriculum Development in Secondary School Social Studies

4

 

History/Social Sciences Course

3

 

History/Social Sciences Course

3

 

History/Social Sciences Course

3

 

History/Social Sciences Course

3

EDSE 7200I
(Spring Only)

 

EDUC 7000I

EDUC 7100I

Master’s Project

 

OR

Introduction to Education Research AND

Independent Study and Research

3

 

 

2

2

EDSE 7600G*

Student Teaching

4

EDUC 1900G

Child Abuse & Health Seminar

0

EDSE 7603G*

Seminar in Student Teaching in Secondary Schools

2

*Candidates must apply for these classes. Check deadlines in the Office of Field Experiences. 

 

 

Certification Requirements


Name

Completion Timeline

CST or EAS

Candidates must pass one of the exams (CST or EAS) upon applying for Student Teaching.  It is recommended that candidates take both exams before Student Teaching. 

edTPA

Complete while Student Teaching

DASA

Complete while Student Teaching

TEACH

Register before graduation