The program in secondary education is designed to prepare candidates to meet Nebraska requirements for a related (7-12) level teaching certificate or a K-12 teaching certificate.
A candidate for a degree and/or teaching endorsement in grades 7-12 or K-12 must complete the following course requirement: TED 3550, The Art and Science of Teaching in Secondary Schools. All candidates completing a teaching endorsement in 7-12 or K-12 must complete the following course requirements: TED 3690, Literacy and Learning; and TED 4000, Special Methods in the Content Area, which must be repeated for each subject endorsement or area of the field endorsement. 7-12 certification requires TED 4600, Student Teaching and Seminar; Secondary K-12 certification requires TED 4640, K-12 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary/Secondary. (Candidates completing K-12 endorsement do not take TED 3550).
Candidates seeking 7-12 or K-12 certification must complete one of the endorsements below.
Art (K-12) Music (K-12)
Language Arts Natural Science
Mathematics Social Science
Chemistry School Library
English Physical Education (K-12)
All secondary education candidates may elect to complete a dual endorsement in a secondary content area and one of the following areas: Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, School Library, or English as a Second Language. Candidates will be required to complete one additional semester of student teaching in the respective area.
English as a Second Language
American Sign Language
For more information…
and a complete listing of program requirements visit the College of Education website at http://coe.unomaha.edu/oss/majorprogs.php