Secondary Education, Rank I (124)

SecEdR1

http://www.wku.edu/ste/


Program Coordinator

Cynthia P. Mason, cynthia.mason@wku.edu, (270) 745-4953

This non-degree program leads to eligibility for Rank I.

Concentration(s)

  • Agriculture (KAG)
  • Art (KAR)
  • Biology (KBI)
  • Business and Marketing Education (KBU)
  • English and Allied Language Arts (KEN)
  • Environmental Education (KEV)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (KFA)
  • French (KFR)
  • German (KGR)
  • Gifted Education Endorsement (KE37)
  • Health Education (KHE)
  • Industrial Sciences (KIT)
  • Kentucky Computer Technology (KCT)
  • Mathematics (KMA)
  • Music Education (KMU)
  • Physical Education (KPE)
  • Social Studies (KSS)
  • Spanish (KSP)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement (KE36)

Program Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (30 hours)

This program requires 30 semester hours in addition to the requirements for a Planned Fifth-Year program, or 60 semester hours including a master's degree.

Required Courses
Professional Education Component
EDU 604Management Learning Environment3
EDU 501Seminar: Designing Professional Development Plan 12
EDU 596Seminar: Portfolio Development and Professional Educator Growth Plan 21-2
Electives
Related Professional Courses (Chosen with advisor)
Select one of the following options:7-13
Option A (Secondary Education Major):
Select 13 hours including SPED 516
Option B (Secondary Education Minor):
Select 7 hours including SPED 516 3
Related Specialization Courses (Chosen with advisor)
Select one of the following options:12-18
Option A (Secondary Education Major):
Select 12 hours
Option B (Secondary Education Minor):
Select 18 hours
Total Hours30
1

 Students should enroll in this course within the first 7 hours of the program.

2

 Students should enroll in EDU 698 if EDU 596 appears on the transcript. Students should enroll in this course upon completion of at least 24 hours.

3

 An approved elective may be substituted if an introductory Exceptional Education course is on the student's transcript.