Secondary Education Minor


Overview & Academics

The SECONDARY EDUCATION MINOR Program is for students who major in Biology, English, History or Mathematics and wish to be licensed to teach in grades 9-12. In addition, all students must complete a specific academic major and complete required courses in education to meet licensure.

Minor Requirements
Core requirements: A minimum of 35 semester hours in education courses including; EDU 202, 205, 208, 310, 341, 400, 405, 415, 416, 444 and 448 along with PSY 111, 201 or 202; ENG 130; SPE 300, CIS 310 and the completion of the requirements in a subject area needed for a license in secondary education and the minor.

Career Options
Teacher: 9-12

Secondary Education Minor Plan*

Fall Semester Credits
EDU 202 Educational Theory and Practice 3
EDU 205 Introduction to Teaching 3
EDU 208 PRAXIS Core Academic Lab for Educators 1
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TOTAL HOURS: 7


Spring Semester Credits
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 201 or 202 Psychological Development in Childhood or
Psychological Development in Adolescence 3
ENG 130 Fundamentals of Communication 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 9

* The minor course plan provided is just a guide and not an actual expectation of courses that students have to take during specific semesters. Each student may have a unique graduation plan based on transfer credit, courses offerings, course load taken, summer course options, intended career/graduate school plans, etc. An advisor will work one-on-one with students to customize a minor plan during a student’s first semester if requested by the student.

Fall Semester Credits
EDU 310 Technology in Education 3
EDU 400 Education Foundations and Diversity* 3
CIS 310 Information Systems Concepts 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 9

 


Spring Semester Credits
EDU 444 Methods/Materials: Middle and Secondary Education* 3
EDU 341 Middle and Secondary School Curriculum* 3
SPE 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 9

Fall Semester Credits
EDU 405 Educational Assessment* 3
EDU 415 Practicum in School Settings* 3
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TOTAL HOURS: 6


Spring Semester Credits
EDU 416 Classroom Management and Collaborative Leadership Seminar* 3
EDU 448 Directed Teaching: Secondary Education* 9
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TOTAL HOURS: 12

Teacher Education Faculty

Dr. Danielle Madrazo
Associate Professor
Director of Teacher Education
dmadrazo@ncwc.edu
252.985.5165

Dr. Patricia Brewer
Associate Professor
Coordinator of Special Education
pbrewer@ncwc.edu
252.985.5220

Dr. Lois Hart
Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Field Assignments
lhart@ncwc.edu
252.985.5164

Stephanie Hilton
Administrative Assistant
shilton@ncwc.edu
252.985.5163