Programs leading to teacher licensure are offered in the secondary (9-12) fields of biology, chemistry, geology, English, and mathematics. Students who concentrate in anthropology, history, political science or sociology may fulfill subject matter requirements for social studies licensure by completing a minimum of 21-23 semester hours in three social studies areas other than the discipline of major concentration. HST 101 , HST 102 , HST 104 , HST 105 , HST 106 and PLS 101 must be completed, as well as at least one course in each of the following areas: sociology/anthropology, economics, and geography.
Students who concentrate in biology, chemistry, physics or earth science may fulfill requirements for science licensure by completing 21-23 semester hours in three science areas other than the discipline of major concentration. A minimum of two courses from each discipline is required. PHY 260 also is required. Students wishing to prepare themselves as secondary teachers must fulfill degree requirements in an appropriate academic discipline, be admitted to the Watson School of Education, and complete the following sequence of professional courses.