Jun 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teacher Education Licensure



Students interested in teacher licensure will major in an academic field and complete all of the requirements for the teacher education program. Depending on the field of study, initial licensure is earned at the bachelor’s or master’s level. The following chart describes the licensure areas, degree required, major field of study and academic unit.

Licensure Area Degree Required Major Field of Study Academic Unit Head
Art Education, PreK-12 Bachelor’s Art School of Art, Design and Art
History
Dance Education, PreK-12 Bachelor’s Dance School of Theatre and Dance
Elementary Education,
PreK-6
Master’s IDLS with education
pre-professional licensure program
Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies
and Department of Early,
Elementary and Reading Education
Foreign Language, PreK-12 Bachelor’s Modern Foreign Languages Department of Foreign
Languages, Literature and Culture
Inclusive Early
Childhood Education
Birth-Age 8
Master’s IDLS with education
pre-professional licensure program
Interdisciplinary Liberal
Studies Department of Early,
Elementary and Reading Education
and Department of Educational
Foundations and Exceptionalities
Middle Level, Education, 6-8 Master’s IDLS with education
pre-professional licensure program
Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies
and Department of Middle,
Secondary and Mathematics
Education
Music Education, PreK-12 Bachelor’s Music School of Music
Physical/Health Education, PreK-12 Master’s Kinesiology Department of Kinesiology
Secondary Education, 6-12 Master’s Content major1 with education preprofessional
licensure program
Department of Middle,
Secondary and Mathematics
Education
Special Education, K-122 Master’s See program adviser
for options with education
pre-professional licensure program
Department of Educational
Foundations and Exceptionalities
Teaching English to
Speakers of Other Languages
(ESL)
Bachelor’s
Master’s
See program adviser
for options with education
pre-professional licensure program
Department of Educational
Foundations and Exceptionalities
Theatre Education, PreK-12 Bachelor’s Theater School of Theatre and Dance

1 Biology, chemistry, English, Earth science, history or political science, mathematics, or physics.
2 IDLS is the recommended major.

Add-on Endorsement

Endorsements are available in the following areas. Contact the College of Education for more information.

  • Algebra I
  • Gifted Education (add-on licensure)
  • Journalism