Grades 8 to 12
All students seeking certification must be advised in the Teacher Development Center. All 8-12 certification students must be enrolled in the school of their academic major with the exception of Social Studies 8-12. Social Studies 8-12 may be in the school of EPPS (Economic, Political and Policy Sciences) or Interdisciplinary Studies.
Undergraduate students must first meet with an academic advisor before being advised in the Teacher Development Center. Post baccalaureate students must have previous coursework evaluated by a certification advisor to be sure they fulfill the content curriculum requirement of 24 hours in the specific content field. Students who wish to teach grades 8-12 may choose from the following teaching fields:
Certification students must demonstrate effective oral communication skills with a public speaking course or official documentation
Basic professional development courses for Grades 8-12 are listed below. The certification advisor will determine each student's specific requirements.