Academic Catalog

Secondary Education (B.S.)

Education (Secondary) Leading to Grades 6 - 12 Certification (Bachelor’s Degree Programs)

The secondary education curriculum leads to a bachelor’s degree in education and secondary school teaching certification in the major and minor areas listed below. Whereas this degree is granted by the College of Education, students also have the option of earning secondary school certification in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree from the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts or the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For information regarding these combined degree programs, see an advisor. No grade below 'C' may be used to meet requirements specific to secondary education, the major, the minor (including the planned minor), or professional education courses; a grade of 'C-minus' is not acceptable.

All students must complete the College Requirements, Level 2 Education Requirements, and a major area of study.

Admission: Level 1

Entry to the College of Education

All students intending to pursue a teaching curriculum who enter the University directly from high school, or transfer from other colleges are directly admitted by the University Admissions Office into the College of Education in Level 1 status. 

Admission: Level 2

Entry to Professional Education Sequence

The standards listed below apply to those students entering the College of Education at Level 2: those working for a secondary or elementary school teaching certificate; those in a combined degree program; and those previously admitted at the freshman or sophomore level to the College of Education.

Eligibility for admission is based on the following criteria:

  1. Satisfactory completion of fifty-three semester or eighty quarter credits of course work with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or above. In addition, the grade point average for any courses taken at Wayne State University must be 2.5 or above. This coursework should generally conform to the Level 1 courses prescribed by the College for students who expect to prepare for teaching. The quality of work, especially in the major area, must indicate a strong potential for success in a teacher-education program.
  2. Intermediate Composition Competency Requirement: All Education students must satisfactorily complete the University intermediate composition competency requirement prior to admission.
  3. Physical Health: Definite standards of health must be met by all students entering the College. All students are required to present a negative tuberculosis (T.B.) test prior to admission.
  4. Group Work Experience: All students must have verifiable successful group work (forty hours) experience with children.
  5. Criminal History Check: All students must submit a current (within the last six months) statewide criminal history check.
  6. Elementary Education: Students seeking admission to Elementary Education must complete MAT 1110
  7. Special Education: Students seeking admission to Special Education must have completed the following courses:
    MAT 1110Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I (or have appropriate prerequisite math course in progress)3
    PSY 1010Introductory Psychology4
    PSY 2400Developmental Psychology4
    Select one of the following:3-4
    Biology Today
    An Introduction to Life
    Basic Life Diversity
    Basic Life Mechanisms
    Biological Sciences for Elementary and Middle School Teachers
  8. Secondary Education: Students seeking admission to Secondary Education must have twelve-semester credits completed in the major
  9. Specific Prerequisites or other special requirements of the curriculum area for which the student is applying.

Application for Level 2 Standing

Upon completion of a minimum of fifty-three-semester credits of college coursework and all other Level 2 admission requirements, students should apply for College of Education Level 2 standing. Applicants who have completed college work in institutions other than Wayne State must first apply for admission through the University Office of Admissions.

Students who intend to receive degrees from other colleges in the University AND a teaching certificate from the College of Education must apply to the Combined Program through Academic Services, 489 Education Building. All applicants to Level 2 must attend Cornerstone Welcome.

Level 1 Requirements

The following courses and course options are required of all students seeking secondary (grades 6-12) certification regardless of selection of major or minor studies. Some of these courses may also satisfy the University General Education Requirements.

College Requirements

Choose One of the Following
American Government
The American Governmental System
Choose One of the Following
Introductory Psychology
Elements of Psychology
Choose One of the Following
Biology Today
An Introduction to Life
Basic Life Diversity
Basic Life Mechanisms
Choose One of the Following
Dynamics of Personal Health
Health of the School Child
Secondary Health Methods
First Aid and CPR
Required Introductory Course
Becoming an Urban Educator

 Level 2 Education Requirements (Grades 6-12 Certification)

The following courses are required of all students seeking secondary (grades 6-12) certification. The selection of courses to fulfill the methods requirements is predicated on the student’s choice of major/minor.
The following courses may be taken in Level 1 or 2:
Multicultural Education in Urban America
Inclusive Teaching
Technology Integration in Teaching
The following courses may be elected at any time after admission to Level 2 and must be completed prior to TED 5780:
Introduction to the Philosophy of Education
Adolescent Psychology
Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: Grades 6-12
Pre-Student Teaching Field Experience for Secondary Majors 3
Teaching methods in the major (two courses)6
Teaching methods in the minor (one course)3
The Teaching Major and Teaching Minor and the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) subject area tests must be completed prior to student teaching.
Final clinical experience
Student Teaching & Seminar

Biology: Teaching Major

Content Area Requirements
BIO 1500
BIO 1501
Basic Life Diversity
and Basic Life Diversity Laboratory
4
BIO 1510
BIO 1511
Basic Life Mechanisms
and Basic Life Mechanisms Laboratory
4
BIO 2200Introductory Microbiology5
BIO 2600Introduction to Cell Biology4
BIO 2870Anatomy and Physiology5
BIO 3070Genetics4
BIO 3500Ecology and the Environment3
BIO 4200Evolution3
Additional Science Requirements
CHM 1100General Chemistry I4
CHM 1130General Chemistry I Laboratory1
ESG 1010Geology: The Science of the Earth3
ESG 1011Geology: The Science of the Earth Laboratory1
PHY 2130Physics for the Life Sciences I4
PHY 2131Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Science Elective(s)5
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 2010Calculus I4
STA 2210Probability and Statistics4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
SCE 5070Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science II3
Total Credits67

Chemistry: Teaching Major

Content Area Requirements
CHM 1100General Chemistry I4
CHM 1130General Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHM 1140General Chemistry II4
CHM 1150General Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHM 1240Organic Chemistry I4
CHM 1250Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHM 2220Organic Chemistry II4
CHM 2230Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHM 3020Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry I3
CHM 5400Biological Physical Chemistry3
CHM 5550Physical Chemistry Laboratory2
CHM 5600Survey of Biochemistry3
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Additional Science Requirements
BIO 1050An Introduction to Life3
ESG 1010Geology: The Science of the Earth3
ESG 1011Geology: The Science of the Earth Laboratory1
PHY 2130Physics for the Life Sciences I4
PHY 2131Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
Science Elective(s)4
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 2010Calculus I4
STA 2210Probability and Statistics4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
SCE 5070Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science II3
Total Credits63

Earth/Space Science: Teaching Major

Content Area Requirements
ESG 1010Geology: The Science of the Earth3
ESG 1011Geology: The Science of the Earth Laboratory1
ESG 1020Interpreting the Earth4
ESG 1050Oceanography4
ESG 1370Introduction to Weather and Climate3
ESG 2130Mineralogy4
ESG 3160Petrology4
ESG 3300Structural Geology4
ESG 3400Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy4
AST 2010Descriptive Astronomy4
AST 2011Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory1
Additional Science Requirements
BIO 1050An Introduction to Life3
CHM 1100General Chemistry I4
CHM 1130General Chemistry I Laboratory1
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
PHY 2130Physics for the Life Sciences I4
PHY 2131Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 2010Calculus I4
STA 2210Probability and Statistics4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
SCE 5070Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science II3
Total Credits65

Economics: Teaching Major

(Minimum 36 credit hours)

Courses include:

Content Area Requirements
ECO 2010Principles of Microeconomics0-4
ECO 2020Principles of Macroeconomics4
ECO 5100Introductory Statistics and Econometrics4
ECO 5300International Trade4
or ECO 5310 International Finance
ECO 5400Labor Economics4
Economics Elective at or above the 5000 level4
Economics Elective at or above the 5000 level4
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
SSE 6730New Perspectives in Social Studies Education3

English: Teaching Major

(Minimum 36 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
ENG 2200Shakespeare3
ENG/AFS 2390Introduction to African-American Literature: Literature and Writing3
ENG 3110English Literature to 17003
ENG 3120English Literature after 17003
ENG 3130American Literature to 18653
ENG 3140American Literature after 18653
ENG 5420American Literature: 1865-19143
or ENG 5450 Modern American Literature
ENG 5720Linguistics and Education3
ENG 5730English Grammar3
ENG 6010Tutoring Practicum3
Methodology Requirements
EED 5200Methods of Teaching English (7-12)3
EED 6120Teaching Composition Methods (7-12)3
or EED 6330 Teaching Literature Methods (7-12)
Total Credits36

History: Teaching Major

(Minimum 36 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
HIS 1000World Civilization to 15003-4
HIS 1300Europe and the World: 1500-19453-4
HIS 1400The World Since 19453-4
HIS 2040American Foundations to 18773-4
HIS 2050Modern America: Since 18773-4
HIS 2240History of Michigan3-4
HIS 3140African American History I: 1400-18653-4
HIS 3150African American History II: 1865-19683-4
History Elective at or above the 3000 level3
History Elective at or above the 3000 level3
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
SSE 6730New Perspectives in Social Studies Education3
Total Credits36-44

Integrated Science: Teaching Major

Integrated Science is defined by the Michigan Department of Education as a comprehensive major: A teaching minor is not required.

Content Area Requirements
Biology (five courses for twenty credits)
BIO 1500
BIO 1501
Basic Life Diversity
and Basic Life Diversity Laboratory
4
BIO 1510
BIO 1511
Basic Life Mechanisms
and Basic Life Mechanisms Laboratory
4
BIO 2200Introductory Microbiology5
BIO 3070Genetics4
BIO 4120Comparative Physiology4
Chemistry (four courses, plus labs for seventeen credits)
CHM 1100
CHM 1130
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
5
CHM 1240
CHM 1250
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
5
CHM 2220
CHM 2230
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
5
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Physics (three courses, plus corequisite labs for twelve credits)
PHY 2130
PHY 2131
Physics for the Life Sciences I
and Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory
5
PHY 2140
PHY 2141
Physics for the Life Sciences II
and Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory
5
PHY 5015
PHY 3310
Non-classical Physics for Educators
and Introductory Modern Physics Laboratory
5
Earth/Space Science (three courses, plus lab for twelve credits)
AST 2010
AST 2011
Descriptive Astronomy
and Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory
5
ESG 1010Geology: The Science of the Earth3
ESG 1011Geology: The Science of the Earth Laboratory1
ESG 1370Introduction to Weather and Climate3
Additional Requirements
MAT 1800Elementary Functions4
Elective in: Mathematics or Computer Science2
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
SCE 6030Advanced Studies in Teaching Science in the Junior High and Middle School3
Total Credits77

Mathematics: Teaching Major

(Minimum 47 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
MAT 2010Calculus I4
MAT 2020Calculus II4
MAT 2030Calculus III4
MAT 2250Elementary Linear Algebra3
MAT 2860Discrete Mathematics3
MAT 5000Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics and Proof Writing3
Select one of the following:3-4
Elementary Analysis
Elementary Theory of Numbers
Introduction to Topology
Select One of the Following4
Algebra I
Algebra: Ring Theory Through Exploration, Conjecture, and Proof
MAT 6140Geometry: An Axiomatic Approach3
MAE/MAT 6200Teaching Arithmetic, Algebra and Functions from an Advanced Perspective3
MAE/MAT 6210Teaching Geometry, Probability and Statistics, and Discrete Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective3
STA 2210Probability and Statistics4
Methodology Requirements
MAE 5150Methods and Materials of Instruction: Secondary School Mathematics3
MAE 6050Teaching Mathematics Methods in the Middle Grades3
Total Credits47-48

Physics: Teaching Major

Content Area Requirements
PHY 2170University Physics for Scientists I4
PHY 2171University Physics Laboratory1
PHY 2180University Physics for Scientists II4
PHY 2181University Physics Laboratory II1
PHY 3300Introductory Modern Physics3
PHY 3310Introductory Modern Physics Laboratory2
PHY 5200Classical Mechanics I4
PHY 5340Optics3
PHY 5341Optics Laboratory2
PHY 5620Electronics and Electrical Measurements3
PHY 6600Electromagnetic Fields I4
Additional Science Requirements
BIO 1050An Introduction to Life3
CHM 1100General Chemistry I4
CHM 1130General Chemistry I Laboratory1
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
ESG 1010Geology: The Science of the Earth3
ESG 1011Geology: The Science of the Earth Laboratory1
Science Elective(s)4
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 2010Calculus I4
STA 2210Probability and Statistics4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
SCE 5070Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science II3
Total Credits63

Political Science: Teaching Major

(Minimum 36 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
PS 1010American Government4
PS 2710Introduction to Comparative Politics4
PS 2810World Politics4
PS 3020Political Parties and Elections4
PS 3070Michigan Politics4
PS 5120Constitutional Rights and Liberties4
Political Science Elective at or above the 3000 level3
Political Science Elective at or above the 3000 level3
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
SSE 6730New Perspectives in Social Studies Education3
Total Credits36

Social Studies (Comprehensive): Teaching Major

(Minimum 60 credit hours)

A comprehensive major, as defined by the Michigan Department of Education, does not require a teaching minor. Courses include:

Content Area Requirements
ECO 2010Principles of Microeconomics3
ECO 2020Principles of Macroeconomics3
GPH 1100World Regional Patterns4
GPH 2000Introduction to Urban Studies4
GPH 2200Geography of Michigan3
HIS 1000World Civilization to 15003
HIS 1300Europe and the World: 1500-19453
HIS 1400The World Since 19453
HIS 2040American Foundations to 18773
HIS 2050Modern America: Since 18773
HIS 2240History of Michigan3
PS 1010American Government4
PS 2420Ethics and Politics of Public Policy4
PS 2820Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies3
PS 3070Michigan Politics4
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
SSE 6730New Perspectives in Social Studies Education3

Social Studies (Group): Teaching Major

(Minimum 42 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
ECO 2010Principles of Microeconomics3-4
ECO 2020Principles of Macroeconomics3-4
GPH 1100World Regional Patterns4
GPH 2200Geography of Michigan3
HIS 1000World Civilization to 15003-4
HIS 1300Europe and the World: 1500-19453-4
HIS 2040American Foundations to 18773-4
HIS 2050Modern America: Since 18773-4
HIS 2240History of Michigan3-4
PS 1010American Government4
PS 3070Michigan Politics4
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
SSE 6730New Perspectives in Social Studies Education3
Total Credits42-49

Trade and Industry: Teaching Major

(Minimum 36 credit hours)

Requires a second academic teaching major; a teaching minor is not required.

Content Area Requirements
The required coursework varies by the specific occupational area. Examples of occupational areas include: Drafting & Design Technology, Construction Trades, Automobile Technician, Machine Tool Operations/Machine Shop, Welding, Woodworking General, etc… See an advisor for more information.

Visual Arts Education: Teaching Major

(Minimum of 57 credit hours in Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Studio/Methodology courses; Minimum of 23 credit hours in Professional Education and Student Teaching courses)

A comprehensive major, as defined by the Michigan Department of Education, does not require a teaching minor.

This program is designed to provide professional preparation for individuals who seek K-12 certification in visual arts education. Students in this program receive the Michigan Secondary Provisional Teaching Certificate. It is recommended that students plan their coursework in advance with an advisor as accurately as possible to avoid extra courses or conflicts.

The program for visual arts education consists of University General Education Requirements (Competency Requirements and Group Requirements) for which see General Education Program: College Requirements; a teaching major of visual arts education with foundational, intermediate, and advanced studio coursework; and a sequence of professional education courses including one semester of half-day student teaching and one semester of full-day student teaching. The policy of the College of Education is to provide teaching experiences in both an urban and a suburban setting.

For specific course selections students should consult the College of Education advisor in room 469, Education Building.

Arabic: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 27 credit hours)

Students must score the Intermediate High Level in Arabic, as measured by the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

Content Area Requirements
ARB 3110Advanced Arabic I3
ARB 3120Advanced Arabic II3
ARB 3210Spoken Arabic3
ARB/NE 5230Structure of Arabic3
ARB 5140Modern Arabic Literature in Arabic and English3
NE 3040/HIS 3320Twentieth Century Middle East3
NE/ANT 3550Arab Society in Transition3
Methodology Requirements
LED 6520Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language: Methods I3
Total Credits24

Bilingual-Bicultural Education: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 23 credit hours)

Students must demonstrate superior proficiency (speaking, reading, and writing) in a non-English language as measured by the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. (ACTFL).

BBE 5500Introduction to Bilingual/Bicultural Education3
BBE 6560Teaching Methods in Bilingual/Bicultural Education3
BBE 6850Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual Education3
BBE 6590Culture and Language in Bilingual/Bicultural Education3
LED 6520Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language: Methods I3
LED 6555Integration of Language and Content in Language Teaching3
RLL 6700Second Language Literacy Development: K-123
Total Credits21

Note: An internship in Bilingual/Bicultural Teaching (BBE 6600) may be required. Students should consult their advisor for more information.

Biology: Teaching Minor

Content Area Requirements
BIO 1500
BIO 1501
Basic Life Diversity
and Basic Life Diversity Laboratory
4
BIO 1510
BIO 1511
Basic Life Mechanisms
and Basic Life Mechanisms Laboratory
4
BIO 2200Introductory Microbiology5
BIO 2870Anatomy and Physiology5
BIO 3070Genetics4
Additional Science Requirements
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 1800Elementary Functions4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
Total Credits31

Chemistry: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 29 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
CHM 1100General Chemistry I4
CHM 1130General Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHM 1140General Chemistry II4
CHM 1150General Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHM 1240Organic Chemistry I4
CHM 1250Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHM 2220Organic Chemistry II4
CHM 2230Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 1800Elementary Functions4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
Total Credits29

Earth/Space Science: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 33 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
ESG 1010Geology: The Science of the Earth3
ESG 1011Geology: The Science of the Earth Laboratory1
ESG 1020Interpreting the Earth4
ESG 1370Introduction to Weather and Climate3
ESG 2130Mineralogy4
ESG 3160Petrology4
AST 2010Descriptive Astronomy4
AST 2011Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory1
Additional Science Requirements
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 1800Elementary Functions4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
Total Credits33

Economics: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 27 credit hours)

Courses include:

Content Area Requirements
ECO 2010Principles of Microeconomics0-4
ECO 2020Principles of Macroeconomics4
ECO 5300International Trade4
or ECO 5310 International Finance
ECO 5400Labor Economics4
Economics Elective at or above the 5000 level3
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3

English as a Second Language (ESL): Teaching Minor

(Minimum 23 credits hours)

A major or minor in Language Arts is strongly recommended with an ESL Minor.

BBE 6850Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual Education3
LED 6510Second Language Acquisition and the Teaching of Grammar3
LED 6520Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language: Methods I3
LED 6555Integration of Language and Content in Language Teaching3
LED 6565Assessment in Language Teaching3
LED 6580Culture as the Basis for Language Teaching3
RLL 6700Second Language Literacy Development: K-123
Total Credits21

Note: An internship in Bilingual/Bicultural Teaching (BBE 6600) may be required. Students should consult their advisor for more information.

English: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 27 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
ENG 2200Shakespeare3
ENG/AFS 2390Introduction to African-American Literature: Literature and Writing3
ENG 3110English Literature to 17003
or ENG 3120 English Literature after 1700
ENG 3130American Literature to 18653
or ENG 3140 American Literature after 1865
ENG 5420American Literature: 1865-19143
or ENG 5450 Modern American Literature
ENG 5720Linguistics and Education3
ENG 5730English Grammar3
ENG 6010Tutoring Practicum3
Methodology Requirements
EED 5200Methods of Teaching English (7-12)3
Total Credits27

French: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 27 credit hours)

Students must score at the Advanced Low Level in French, as measured by the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

History: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 27 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
HIS 1000World Civilization to 15003-4
HIS 1300Europe and the World: 1500-19453-4
HIS 1400The World Since 19453-4
HIS 2040American Foundations to 18773-4
HIS 2050Modern America: Since 18773-4
HIS 2240History of Michigan3-4
HIS 3140African American History I: 1400-18653-4
or HIS 3150 African American History II: 1865-1968
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
Total Credits24-31

Mathematics: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 34 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
MAT 2010Calculus I4
MAT 2020Calculus II4
MAT 2250Elementary Linear Algebra3
MAT 2860Discrete Mathematics3
MAT 5000Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics and Proof Writing3
Select One of the Following
Algebra I
Algebra: Ring Theory Through Exploration, Conjecture, and Proof
MAT 6140Geometry: An Axiomatic Approach3
MAE/MAT 6210Teaching Geometry, Probability and Statistics, and Discrete Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective3
STA 2210Probability and Statistics4
Methodology Requirements
MAE 5150Methods and Materials of Instruction: Secondary School Mathematics3
Total Credits30

Physics: Teaching Minor

Content Area Requirements
PHY 2130Physics for the Life Sciences I4
PHY 2131Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
PHY 2140Physics for the Life Sciences II4
PHY 2141Physics for the Life Sciences Laboratory1
PHY 5015Non-classical Physics for Educators3
PHY 3310Introductory Modern Physics Laboratory2
PHY 5620Electronics and Electrical Measurements3
Physics Elective at or above the 1000 level3
Additional Science Requirements
SCE 6010Safety in the Science Classroom2
Additional Mathematics Requirements
MAT 1800Elementary Functions4
Methodology Requirements
SCE 5060Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary School Science I3
Total Credits30

Political Science: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 26 credit hours)

Content Area Requirements
PS 1010American Government4
PS 2710Introduction to Comparative Politics4
PS 2810World Politics4
PS 3020Political Parties and Elections4
PS 3070Michigan Politics4
Methodology Requirements
SSE 6710Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies3
Total Credits23

Spanish: Teaching Minor

(Minimum 24 credit hours)

Students must score at the Advanced Low Level in Spanish, as measured by the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Content Area Requirements
SPA 3025Cultural Connections, Grammar and Composition II3
SPA 3200Conversation3
SPA 3300Introduction to Cultural and Literary Analysis3
SPA 4610Introduction to Early Modern Spanish Literature3
or SPA 4620 Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Spanish Literature
SPA 4630Introduction to Colonial Latin American Literature3
or SPA 4640 Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literature
SPA 5100Advanced Composition3
SPA 5200Spanish Phonetics3
Methodology Requirements
LED 6520Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language: Methods I3
Total Credits24
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