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Secondary Education (SEC)

SEC 350    Clinical Practices in Secondary Teaching I    8 Hours

Develop a working knowledge of planning, implementation of instruction, assessment, diversity, and classroom climate for a secondary student population. Clinical experiences are required.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and PSY 310

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; fall 2022

SEC 351    Teaching Strategies for Secondary Schools    3 Hours

Designed to develop a working knowledge of planning, implementation of instruction, assessment, and classroom climate for a student population. Field experiences in public schools are required for this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): (EDU 250 with a minimum grade of C or MGE 275 with a minimum grade of C) and PSY 310 with a minimum grade of C

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEC 352    Planning for Student Diversity    3 Hours

Designed to apply students' knowledge of teaching strategies and assessment in diverse learning environments. Field experiences in public schools are required. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): (EDU 250 with a minimum grade of C or MGE 275 with a minimum grade of C) and (PSY 310 with a minimum grade of C and SEC 351 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEC 450    Clinical Practices in Secondary Teaching II    1 Hour

Develop an advanced knowledge of planning, implementation of instruction, assessment, diversity, and classroom climate for a secondary student population. Clinical experiencess are required.

Prerequisite(s): (SEC 350 and LTCY 421 (may be taken concurrently)) and (SEC 475 (may be taken concurrently) or SEC 481 (may be taken concurrently))

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; fall 2022

SEC 453    Management of Instruction    3 Hours

Designed to expand and refine the abilities of preservice teachers to create and maintain a positive learning environment, and to implement and manage instruction for diverse student populations. Field experiences in public schools are required. Students are responsible for their own transportation to designated or assigned sites. Note: Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program AND completion of a Methods course or concurrent enrollment in a Methods course is required.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 with a minimum grade of C and PSY 310 with a minimum grade of C and SEC 351 with a minimum grade of C and (SEC 352 with a minimum grade of C or SPED 330 with a minimum grade of C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEC 473    Teaching Business Education    3 Hours

Develops the skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching Business and Marketing education in the middle and secondary school. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Corequisite(s): BE 486

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman, Junior or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020

SEC 474    Teaching Foreign Language    3 Hours

Develops skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching foreign language in middle and secondary schools. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and SPED 330 and SEC 351 and PSY 310

Equivalent(s): MLNG 474

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEC 475    Teaching Language Arts    3 Hours

Develops skills, curriculum, and strategies for teaching English in secondary schools. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and SEC 351 and SEC 352 and PSY 310 and ENG 304 and ENG 410

Equivalent(s): MGE 475

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; fall 2022

SEC 477    Teaching Mathematics    3 Hours

Develops the skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching mathematics in the secondary school. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and SEC 351 and SEC 352 and PSY 310

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEC 478    Teaching Physical Education    3 Hours

Develops the skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching physical education in the secondary school. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and PSY 310 and SPED 330 and SEC 351

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020; fall 2021; fall 2022

SEC 479    Teaching Science    3 Hours

Develops the skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching science in secondary schools. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and SEC 351 and SEC 352 and PSY 310

Equivalent(s): MGE 479

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEC 481    Teaching Social Studies    3 Hours

Develops skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching social studies in secondary schools. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 250 and SEC 351 and SEC 352 and PSY 310

Equivalent(s): MGE 481

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; fall 2022

SEC 483    Teaching Health    3 Hours

Develops skills, procedures, and strategies for teaching health in the secondary school. Field experiences in public schools and/or other appropriate settings away from campus are required in this course. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.

Prerequisite(s): (EDU 250 with a minimum grade of C and PSY 310 and SPED 330 and SEC 351 with a minimum grade of C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

SEC 490    Student Teaching    5-10 Hours (repeatable max of 10 hrs)

Supervised assignment in approved school setting. Must complete a minimum of sixteen weeks in one or two placements depending on certification requirements. Students follow the academic calendar of the school district in which they are placed and are responsible for providing their own transportation to assigned site(s). Note: Admission to Teacher Education and admission to student teaching is required.

Corequisite(s): EDU 489

Course Fee: $25

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; fall 2022

SEC 491    Lecture in Lieu of Student Teaching    5 Hours

Seminar in current issues in teaching for certified teachers seeking additional endorsement. Director of Student Teaching approval required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None