Bachelor of Science in Education - Secondary Education

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. The coursework for a Secondary Education Endorsement is divided into four areas: General Education, Endorsement Content, Professional Education Sequence, and Secondary Professional requirements.  Secondary candidates must select one of the approved endorsement areas.

A candidate for a degree and/or teaching endorsement in grades 7-12 must complete the following course requirements:


TED 3550Secondary Classroom Management

3 credits

TED 3554Advanced SED Field Experience

0 credits

TED 3690/TED 8695Literacy and Learning

3 credits

TED 4000/TED 8006Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 4600Clinical Practice and Seminar: Elementary or Secondary Level

12 credits

Courses required for major (core curriculum)  

 

Professional Education Sequence

EDUC 2010Human Growth and Learning

3 credits

EDUC 2020Educational Foundations

3 credits

EDUC 2030Human Relations for Bias-Free Classrooms

3 credits

TED 2400Planning for Effective Teaching

6 credits

TED 2404Practicum: Planning for Effective Teaching

0 credits

A candidate for a degree and/or teaching endorsement in grades K-12 must complete the following course requirements:
TED 3690/TED 8695Literacy and Learning

3 credits

SPED 3800Differentiation and Inclusive Practices

3 credits

TED 4640K-12 Clinical Practice and Seminar: Elementary/Secondary

12 credits

TED 4650Clinical Practice and Seminar: Elementary or Secondary Level

6 credits

*must take with SPED 4700 (6)

Methods within their content area

Candidates seeking 7-12 or P-12 certification must complete one of the endorsements below.

Art (K-12):

ART 1100Foundation Drawing & Design: Two Dimensional Applications

3 credits

ART 1110Foundation Drawing & Design: Three Dimensional Applications

3 credits

ART 1210Foundations Theory & Practice: Color and Visual Literacy

3 credits

ART 1220Foundation Theory & Practice: Digital Media

3 credits

ART 1810Watercolor I

3 credits

ART 3370Technology in Arts Education

3 credits

ART 1050Survey of Western Art History I

3 credits

ART 1060Survey of Western Art History II

3 credits

ART 2100Life Drawing I

3 credits

ART 3300Elementary Art Methods

3 credits

ART 3310Elementary Sculpture

3 credits

ART 3410Elementary Painting

3 credits

ART 3610Elementary Ceramics

3 credits

ART 4300Secondary Art Methods

3 credits

Select one:

ART 3510Elementary Printmaking

3 credits

ART 3520Photographic Digital Printmaking

3 credits

Select one:

ART 4890/ART 8896Modern Art II (Art of Europe and the Americas, 1918-1968)

3 credits

ART 4900/ART 8906Contemporary Art History since 1968

3 credits

ART History elective - 3 credits

Biology (7-12):

BIOL 1450Biology I

5 credits

BIOL 1750Biology II

5 credits

BIOL 2140Genetics

4 credits

BIOL 2440The Biology of Microorganisms

4 credits

BIOL 2740Human Physiology and Anatomy I

4 credits

BIOL 3020Molecular Biology of the Cell

3 credits

BIOL 3340/BIOL 8345Ecology

4 credits

BIOL 4230/BIOL 8236Organic Evolution

3 credits

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4 credits

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3 credits

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3 credits

Basic Business* (6-12) (Must be combined with Information Technology or a second 7-12 endorsement):

ACCT 2010Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT 2020Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

BSAD 1500Introduction to Business

3 credits

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

ECON 2220Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

LAWS 3930Business Law Fundamentals

3 credits

MGMT 3200Managerial Communications

3 credits

MGMT 3490Management

3 credits

MKT 3310Principles of Marketing

3 credits

Additionally, one BSAD 3000/4000 level course (3 credits)

Select one:

BSAD 3100Management Information Systems

3 credits

Chemistry (7-12):

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 2400Quantitative Analysis

3 credits

CHEM 2404Quantitative Analysis Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 2500Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry

3 credits

CHEM 3350/CHEM 8355Physical Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 3354/CHEM 8359Physical Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 3650Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3 credits

CHEM 3654Fundamentals of Biochemistry Laboratory

1 credit

BIOL 1450Biology I

5 credits

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4 credits

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3 credits

Secondary English (7-12) with ESL Supplemental Endorsement:

ENGL 4750/ENGL 8756Composition Theory and Pedagogy

3 credits

ENGL 4860/ENGL 8866Modern Familiar Essay

3 credits

TED 3750Teaching Grammar in Context

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2310Introduction to British Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2320Introduction to British Literature II

3 credits

ENGL 4340/ENGL 8346Shakespeare

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2450American Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2460American Literature II

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 3100Native American Literature: Major Figures

3 credits

ENGL 3400Junior Topics in British/Irish/Anglophone Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4230/ENGL 8236Latino Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4260/ENGL 8266Women of Color Writers

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 4060/ENGL 8066The American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2410Critical Approaches to Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2420Critical Approaches to Language Studies

3 credits

Select one of the following electives:
ENGL 2250The Short Story

3 credits

ENGL 2260/BLST 2260Black Short Story

3 credits

ENGL 2280Introduction to Language

3 credits

ENGL 2470Survey of Native American Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2490Latino/a Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

English Elective(Choose from ENGL course above)

3 credits

English as a Second Language:
TED 3050/TED 8055Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL)

3 credits

CMST 4530/CMST 8536Intercultural Communication-US

3 credits

TED 3000Special Projects

0 - 3 credits

LLS 1000Introduction to Latino/Latin American Studies

3 credits

OR

LLS 1010Intro to Chicano-Latino Studies:Social Sciences

3 credits

TED 4000/TED 8006Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits


Secondary English (7-12) with Inclusive Practices:


ENGL 4750/ENGL 8756Composition Theory and Pedagogy

3 credits

ENGL 4860/ENGL 8866Modern Familiar Essay

3 credits

TED 3750Teaching Grammar in Context

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED Reading Assessment

Select one:
ENGL 2310Introduction to British Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2320Introduction to British Literature II

3 credits

ENGL 4340/ENGL 8346Shakespeare

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2450American Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2460American Literature II

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 3100Native American Literature: Major Figures

3 credits

ENGL 3400Junior Topics in British/Irish/Anglophone Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4230/ENGL 8236Latino Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4260/ENGL 8266Women of Color Writers

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 4060/ENGL 8066The American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2410Critical Approaches to Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2420Critical Approaches to Language Studies

3 credits

Select one of the following electives:
ENGL 2250The Short Story

3 credits

ENGL 2260/BLST 2260Black Short Story

3 credits

ENGL 2280Introduction to Language

3 credits

ENGL 2470Survey of Native American Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2490Latino/a Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

ENGL(Select from ENGL courses above)

3 credits

Concentration in Inclusive Practices:
Option A
SPED 3020Data Collection Technique: Role in Teaching Learning Process

3 credits

SPED 4640/SPED 8646Methods and Materials in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Behavior Interventions and Supports

3 credits

SPED 4000Practicum in Special Education

3 credits

Option B

SPED 4230/SPED 8236Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4710/SPED 8716Interactions and Collaboration

3 credits

SPED 4800/SPED 8806Social and Emotional Development of Children and Youth

3 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Behavior Interventions and Supports

3 credits

Secondary English (7-12) with Additional Subject Endorsement:

ENGL 4750/ENGL 8756Composition Theory and Pedagogy

3 credits

ENGL 4860/ENGL 8866Modern Familiar Essay

3 credits

TED 3750Teaching Grammar in Context

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED Reading Assessment

Select one:
ENGL 2310Introduction to British Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2320Introduction to British Literature II

3 credits

ENGL 4340/ENGL 8346Shakespeare

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2450American Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2460American Literature II

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 3100Native American Literature: Major Figures

3 credits

ENGL 3400Junior Topics in British/Irish/Anglophone Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4230/ENGL 8236Latino Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4260/ENGL 8266Women of Color Writers

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 4060/ENGL 8066The American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2410Critical Approaches to Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2420Critical Approaches to Language Studies

3 credits

Select one of the following electives:
ENGL 2250The Short Story

3 credits

ENGL 2260/BLST 2260Black Short Story

3 credits

ENGL 2280Introduction to Language

3 credits

ENGL 2470Survey of Native American Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2490Latino/a Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

English Elective(Choose from ENGL course above)

3 credits

World Language - French (7-12):
FREN 3030French Conversation

3 credits

FREN 3040French Grammar and Composition

3 credits

FREN 3060Readings in French

3 credits

FREN 4040/FREN 8046Advanced French Composition and Stylistics

3 credits

Select one

FREN 3050Traduction Litteraire

3 credits

FREN 3150Introduction to French Literature I

3 credits

FREN 3160Introduction to French Literature II

3 credits

FREN 4150/FREN 8156Contemporary French Novel

3 credits

FREN 4160French Theater of the 17th to 19th Centuries

3 credits

FREN 4170Contemporary French Theater

3 credits

FREN 4860/FREN 8866Modern French Women Authors

3 credits

FREN 4950/FREN 8956Pro-Seminar: Literature and/or Film

3 credits


Select One:

FREN 3370French Civilization

3 credits

FREN 4970/FREN 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Select One:

FREN 4030/FREN 8036Advanced French Conversation

3 credits

FREN 4970/FREN 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Select One:

FREN 3020Special Topics in French

3 credits

FREN 3580Business French

3 credits

FREN 4220/FREN 8226The Structure of French

3 credits

FREN 4970/FREN 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Electives:  Select 6 hours of FREN 3000/4000-level courses

World Language - German (7-12):
GERM 3030German Conversation

3 credits

GERM 3040German Grammar and Composition

3 credits

GERM 3060Readings in German

3 credits

GERM 4040/GERM 8046Advanced German Composition and Stylistics

3 credits

Select one

GERM 3150Introduction to German Literature

3 credits

GERM 3500Special Topics in German

3 credits

GERM 3650Introduction to German Film

3 credits

GERM 4150Introduction to German Literature

3 credits

GERM 4950/GERM 8956Pro-Seminar: Literature and/or Film

3 credits


Select One:

GERM 4030/GERM 8036Advanced German Conversation

3 credits

GERM 4970/GERM 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Select one

GERM 3250Contemporary Culture in German Speaking Countries

3 credits

GERM 3370German History from the Beginnings until the Early Modern Period

3 credits

GERM 3380German History from the Enlightenment to the Present

3 credits

GERM 4960/GERM 8966Pro-Seminar: Society and Culture

3 credits

Select One:

GERM 3580German for Professional Life

3 credits

GERM 4210Translating German

3 credits

GERM 4220/GERM 8226The Structure of German

3 credits

GERM 4970/GERM 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Electives:  Select 6 hours of GERM 3000/4000-level courses

Language Arts/English (7-12):

JMC 2100Media Writing Laboratory

3 credits

JMC 2104Media Writing Lecture

1 credit

JMC 2150News Writing and Reporting

3 credits

CMST 2010Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

CMST 2120Argumentation and Debate

3 credits

THEA 1010Introduction to the Theatre

3 credits

THEA 2310Acting I

3 credits

TED 3750Teaching Grammar in Context

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED Reading Assessment


Select one:
ENGL 2110Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing

3 credits

ENGL 3130American Nonfiction

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2310Introduction to British Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2320Introduction to British Literature II

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2450American Literature I

3 credits

ENGL 2460American Literature II

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 2410Critical Approaches to Literature

3 credits

ENGL 2420Critical Approaches to Language Studies

3 credits

ENGL 4340/ENGL 8346Shakespeare

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 4060/ENGL 8066The American Novel

3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

Select one:
ENGL 4750/ENGL 8756Composition Theory and Pedagogy

3 credits

ENGL 4860/ENGL 8866Modern Familiar Essay

3 credits

English Elective(Choose from ENGL course above)

3 credits

Mathematics (6-12):

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

MATH 1970Calculus III

4 credits

MATH 2230Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

3 credits

MATH 3640/MATH 8645Modern Geometry

3 credits

MATH 3850/MATH 8855History of Mathematics

3 credits

MATH 4030/MATH 8036Applied Modern Algebra

3 credits

MTCH 4800/MTCH 8806Mathematics Education Capstone

3 credits

Select one:
MTCH 2020Number Sense, Algebra, and Geometry for Middle School Education

3 credits

MATH 2200Mathematical Computing 1

3 credits

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

Select one:
MATH 4560/CSCI 8566/MATH 8566/CSCI 4560Number Theory & Cryptography

3 credits

MATH 3230/MATH 8235Introduction to Analysis

3 credits

Select one:
MATH 2350Differential Equations

3 credits

MATH 3100/MATH 8105/CSCI 8105/CSCI 3100Applied Combinatorics

3 credits

Select one:
STAT 3000/STAT 8005Statistical Methods I

3 credits

MATH 4740/MATH 8746Introduction to Probability and Statistics I

3 credits

Middle Grades (5-9)

Candidates are required to complete two teaching content areas as part of the middle grades endorsement program.  Candidates must select their two content subjects from the areas of:  mathematics, science, social studies, and language arts.  One of the choices must be either mathematics or science.  All content areas will be a minimum of 18 credit hours each.  (See an academic adviser for a listing of the required courses for each teaching content area.)  Each content area will also include a course in methods for that particular discipline.  Clinical Practice is required and will be completed in a middle grades setting.

TED 3550Secondary Classroom Management

3 credits

TED 3554Advanced SED Field Experience

0 credits

TED 3690/TED 8695Literacy and Learning

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED 4370/TED 8376Teaching at the Middle Level

3 credits

TED 4120Reading & Writing in Elementary Content Areas

3 credits


Music (P-12): Contact the School of Music for Music Education

Physics (7-12):

PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 3250Mathematical Methods of Physics

3 credits

PHYS 3450/PHYS 8455Classical Mechanics

3 credits

PHYS 3600/PHYS 8605Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

3 credits

PHYS 3750/PHYS 8755Electricity and Magnetism I

3 credits

PHYS 4200/PHYS 8206Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

3 credits

PHYS 4230/PHYS 8236Special Relativity and Nuclear Physics

3 credits

BIOL 1450Biology I

5 credits

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4 credits

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

Physical Education (P-6, 7-12):
PE 1800Fitness for Living

3 credits

PE 2220Theory and Practice of Teaching Resistance Training

2 credits

PE 2310Teaching Games 1

3 credits

PE 2320Teaching Games 2

3 credits

PE 2330Outdoor/Adventure Activities

3 credits

PE 2400Human Physiology & Anatomy I

4 credits

PE 2430Foundations in Physical Education

3 credits

PE 2800Motor Behavior

3 credits

HED 3030First Aid

3 credits

PE 3060Methods of Preschool and Primary School Physical Education

3 credits

PE 3300Teaching Dance in the Schools

3 credits

PE 3350Teaching & Curriculum Development in Elementary Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4000Teaching & Curriculum Development in Secondary Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4150Adapted Physical Education Theory and Practice

3 credits

BMCH 4630Biomechanics

3 credits

PE 4930/PE 8936Measurement and Evaluation of Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4940/PE 8946Physiology of Exercise

3 credits

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

PEA 111VBeginning/Intermediate Swimming

1 credit

Physical Education Activity Courses: Select one credit from any: 111 or 112 

Physical Education (7-12) and Health (7-12):
PE 1800Fitness for Living

3 credits

PE 2220Theory and Practice of Teaching Resistance Training

2 credits

PE 2310Teaching Games 1

3 credits

PE 2320Teaching Games 2

3 credits

PE 2330Outdoor/Adventure Activities

3 credits

PE 2400Human Physiology & Anatomy I

4 credits

PE 2430Foundations in Physical Education

3 credits

PE 2800Motor Behavior

3 credits

HED 3030First Aid

3 credits

PE 3300Teaching Dance in the Schools

3 credits

PE 4000Teaching & Curriculum Development in Secondary Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4150Adapted Physical Education Theory and Practice

3 credits

BMCH 4630Biomechanics

3 credits

PE 4930/PE 8936Measurement and Evaluation of Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4940/PE 8946Physiology of Exercise

3 credits

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

PEA 111VBeginning/Intermediate Swimming

1 credit

Physical Education Activity Courses: Select one credit from any: 111 or 112 course

  

Health Education (7-12) Endorsement Courses

HED 1500Foundations in Public Health

3 credits

HED 2070Drug Awareness

3 credits

HED 2310Healthful Living

3 credits

HED 2850Stress Management

3 credits

HED 3030First Aid

3 credits

HED 3080/WGST 3080Health Concepts of Sexual Development

3 credits

HED 3310General Safety Education

3 credits

HED 4000Methods and Materials in Health Education

3 credits

HED 4040Epidemiology & Prevention of Disease

3 credits

HED 4960Health Education - Planning and Organization

3 credits

HPER 3090Applied Nutrition

3 credits

PE 2400Human Physiology & Anatomy I

4 credits

TED 3550Secondary Classroom Management

3 credits

TED 3554Advanced SED Field Experience

0 credits

TED 3690/TED 8695Literacy and Learning

3 credits

Science (7-12):

BIOL 1450Biology I

5 credits

BIOL 1750Biology II

5 credits

BIOL 2140Genetics

4 credits

BIOL 3340/BIOL 8345Ecology

4 credits

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 credit

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

PHYS 1120General Physics

4 credits

PHYS 1164General Physics Laboratory II

1 credit

PHYS 1350Principles of Astronomy

3 credits

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4 credits

GEOG 3510Meteorology

3 credits

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3 credits

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3 credits

Social Science (7-12):

HIST 1000World Civilizations I

3 credits

HIST 1010World Civilizations II

3 credits

HIST 1110American History to 1865

3 credits

HIST 1120American History since 1865

3 credits

Select 9 hours: HIST 3000/4000-level ( 3-hours must be in American History)

Anthropology (Minimum 6 credits in Anthropology)

ANTH 1050Introduction to Anthropology

3 credits

Select from:

ANTH 3260World Cultures and Peoples (Area Ethnography)

3 credits

ANTH 3910Introduction to Physical Anthropology

3 credits

ANTH 4210/ANTH 8216Cultural Anthropology

3 credits

ECON (Minimum of 6 credits)

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

ECON 2220Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Geography (Minimum 6 credits)
GEOG 1000Fundamentals of World Regional Geography

3 credits

Select from:

GEOG 1020Introduction to Human Geography

3 credits

GEOG 1060Physical Geography: Climate and Waters

4 credits

GEOG 3130/ECON 3130Economic Geography

3 credits

Political Science (Minimum 6 credits)
PSCI 1100Introduction to American National Government

3 credits

Select from:

PSCI 2310Introduction to Political Theory

3 credits

PSCI 2500Introduction to Comparative Politics

3 credits

Psychology recommended (Minimum 6 credits)
PSYC 1010Introduction to Psychology I

3 credits

Select from:

PSYC 3510Educational Psychology

3 credits

PSYC 3540Adolescent Psychology

3 credits

Sociology (Minimum 6 credits)
SOC 1010Introductory Sociology

3 credits

Select from:

SOC 2100Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 3840World Population and Social Issues

3 credits

For concentration select 3 hours from Social Science courses in:
 ECON, GEOG, or PSCI

World Language - Spanish (7-12):

SPAN 3060Readings in Spanish

3 credits

SPAN 4040/SPAN 8046Advanced Composition and Stylistics

3 credits

Select from:

SPAN 3010Spanish for Heritage Speakers I

3 credits

SPAN 3030Spanish Conversation

3 credits

Select from

SPAN 3040Spanish Grammar and Composition

3 credits

SPAN 3020Spanish for Heritage Speakers II

3 credits

select from

SPAN 3170Survey of Spanish Literature I

3 credits

SPAN 3180Survey of Spanish Literature II

3 credits

SPAN 3210Survey of Latin American Literature I

3 credits

SPAN 3220Survey of Latin American Literature II

3 credits

SPAN 4160/SPAN 8166Latin American Literature of the 20th Century

3 credits

SPAN 4350/SPAN 8356Latin American Short Story

3 credits

SPAN 4450/SPAN 8456Introduction to Literary Criticism

3 credits

SPAN 4950/SPAN 8956Pro-Seminar: Literature and/or Film

3 credits

Select One:

SPAN 3410Spanish Civilization

3 credits

SPAN 3420Latin American Civilization

3 credits

SPAN 4960/SPAN 8966Pro-Seminar: Culture and Society

3 credits

Select one:

SPAN 3510Spanish Phonetics and Phonology

3 credits

SPAN 3580Business Spanish

3 credits

SPAN 4220/SPAN 8226The Structure of Spanish

3 credits

SPAN 4970/SPAN 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Select One:

SPAN 4030/SPAN 8036Advanced Spanish Conversation

3 credits

SPAN 4970/SPAN 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits

Electives:  Select 6 hours of SPAN 3000/4000-level courses

Dual Endorsement Programs

Candidates may elect to complete a second endorsement as part of their secondary education program. These dual endorsements require two semesters of clinical practice (student teaching) and result in two teaching endorsements on the Nebraska teaching certificate. The following dual endorsements are available.

Deaf/Hard of Hearing (7-12):


SPED 1500Introduction to Special Education

3 credits

SPED 1110American Sign Language I

3 credits

SPED 1114American Sign Language I Lab

1 credit

SPED 1120American Sign Language II

3 credits

SPED 1124American Sign Language II Lab

1 credit

SPED 2110American Sign Language III

3 credits

SPED 2114American Sign Language III Lab

1 credit

SPED 2120American Sign Language IV

3 credits

SPED 2124American Sign Language IV Lab

1 credit

SPED 3110American Sign Language V

3 credits

SPED 3114American Sign Language V Lab

1 credit

SPED 2200History, Psychology and Sociology of Deafness

3 credits

SPED 4150Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 4230/SPED 8236Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4240Teaching/Interpreting Language to Deaf/Hard of Hearing

5 credits

SPED 4330Aural Rehabilitation

3 credits

SPED 4350Teaching Content Subjects to Deaf/Hard of Hearing

4 credits

SPED 4370Basic Audiology

3 credits

SPED 4710/SPED 8716Interactions and Collaboration

3 credits

SPED 4700Clinical Practice in Special Education

6 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Behavior Interventions and Supports

3 credits

Special Education (7-12):

SPED 1500Introduction to Special Education

3 credits

SPED 3020Data Collection Technique: Role in Teaching Learning Process

3 credits

SPED 4000Practicum in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4010/COUN 8016/SPED 8016/COUN 4010Mental Health in Schools: Risk Factors and Interventions

3 credits

SPED 4150Reading and Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities

3 credits

SPED 4230/SPED 8236Language Development and Disorders for Teachers

3 credits

SPED 4640/SPED 8646Methods and Materials in Special Education

3 credits

SPED 4650/COUN 8656/SPED 8656Transition Planning

3 credits

SPED 4710/SPED 8716Interactions and Collaboration

3 credits

SPED 4700Clinical Practice in Special Education

6 credits

SPED 4800/SPED 8806Social and Emotional Development of Children and Youth

3 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Behavior Interventions and Supports

3 credits

MTCH 2000Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers l

3 credits

MTCH 2010Mathematics for Elementary Teachers ll

3 credits

School Librarian (PK-12):

TED 2160Introduction to Library Services

3 credits

TED 2360Children's Literature

3 credits

TED 4000/TED 8006Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED 4710Research and Inquiry

3 credits

TED 4720/TED 8726Special Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 4740/TED 8746Organization of Information

3 credits

TED 4760Managing Collections in Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 4800/TED 8806Leadership and Management in Libraries

3 credits

and a Library Elective

School Librarian Concentration:

TED 2160Introduction to Library Services

3 credits

TED 2360Children's Literature

3 credits

TED 4000/TED 8006Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

Supplemental endorsements are content areas which can be added to a Nebraska teaching certificate in the presence of other earned endorsements. A supplemental endorsement cannot stand alone on an initial teaching certificate. The following supplemental endorsements are available.

English as a Second Language (7-12):

CMST 4530/CMST 8536Intercultural Communication-US

3 credits

TED 3000Special Projects

0 - 3 credits

TED 3050/TED 8055Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL)

3 credits

Select one

LLS 1000Introduction to Latino/Latin American Studies

3 credits

LLS 1010Intro to Chicano-Latino Studies:Social Sciences

3 credits

TED 4000/TED 8006Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits


Adapted Physical Education (PK-12):

PEA 112BAdaptive Aquatics

1 credit

PE 2800Motor Behavior

3 credits

PE 3350Teaching & Curriculum Development in Elementary Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4000Teaching & Curriculum Development in Secondary Physical Education

3 credits

PE 4170/PE 8176Motor Assessment and Prescription

3 credits

PE 4180/PE 8186Practicum in Physical Education for the Disabled Child

3 credits

PE 4260/PE 8266Including Individuals with Disabilities in Physical Ed.

3 credits

SPED 4710/SPED 8716Interactions and Collaboration

3 credits

SPED 1500Introduction to Special Education

3 credits

Coaching (7-12):

PE 3010Scientific Principles of Coaching

3 credits

HED 3030First Aid

3 credits

PE 3040Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

3 credits

PE 3480Organization and Administration of Athletics

3 credits

Select two Coaching Methods Courses from:
PE 3710Swimming Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3720Soccer Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3730Softball Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3740Volleyball Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3750Wrestling Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3760Baseball Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3770Football Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3780Track and Field Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

PE 3790Basketball Coaching Theory and Practice

3 credits

Coaching practicum in two different sports:

PE 4980                            Coaching Practicum                                                                              1 credit

PE 4980                            Coaching Practicum                                                                              1 credit

PE 4980                            Coaching Practicum                                                                              1 credit

PE 4980                            Coaching Practicum                                                                              1 credit

PE 4980 Coaching Practicum

1 credit


PE 4980 Coaching Practicum

1 credit


American Sign Language (Secondary):

SPED 1110American Sign Language I

3 credits

SPED 1114American Sign Language I Lab

1 credit

SPED 1120American Sign Language II

3 credits

SPED 1124American Sign Language II Lab

1 credit

SPED 2110American Sign Language III

3 credits

SPED 2114American Sign Language III Lab

1 credit

SPED 2120American Sign Language IV

3 credits

SPED 2124American Sign Language IV Lab

1 credit

SPED 3110American Sign Language V

3 credits

SPED 3114American Sign Language V Lab

1 credit

SPED 2200History, Psychology and Sociology of Deafness

3 credits

SPED 3100English/ASL Comparative Linguistics

3 credits

SPED 3140Discourse Analysis and Sociolinguistics for Interpreters

3 credits

SPED 4280Teaching American Sign Language as a World Language

3 credits

SPED 4810/SPED 8816Behavior Interventions and Supports

3 credits

ENGL 3610/ENGL 8615Introduction to Linguistics

3 credits

Information Technology (PK-12):

CSCI 1200Computer Science Principles

3 credits

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

CSCI 1620Introduction to Computer Science II

3 credits

TED 4000/TED 8006Special Methods in the Content Area

3 credits

Select one of the following:

CSCI 2850Programming on the Internet

3 credits

CIST 1300Introduction to Web Development

3 credits

Select one of the following:

IASC 1100Introduction to Information Security

3 credits

IASC 3350Security Administration - Linux

3 credits

CSCI 3550/CSCI 8555Communications Networks

3 credits

For more information…

and a complete listing of program requirements visit the College of Education website at http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-education/academics/areas-of-study.php

 

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