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Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirements

In order to ensure that prospective teachers have a broad education in the liberal arts and sciences, all students must have completed undergraduate course work from each of the content areas. Please check your program to see what courses are required.

Business Education
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)
Economics (6 s.h..)
Ethics (3 s.h.)
Political Science (3 s.h.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Education
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)

Health Education (Pre-Service)
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)
Foundations of Education (3 s.h.)
Literacy Course (1-3 s.h.)
SPED Course (3 s.h.)
Child/Adolescent Development (3 s.h.)

Literacy Studies
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)
SPED Course (3 s.h.)

Physical Education
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)
Research Methods, Statistics, Measurement & Evaluation, Epidemiology (3 s.h.)
Human Development (3 s.h.)
Foundations of Education (3 s.h.)

Secondary Education
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)

Special Education (B-2 and 1-6)
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)
Child Development (3 s.h.)*
*Required in Childhood Education only.

Secondary Special Education Generalist and Students With Disabilities 7-12 Generalist:
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (6 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (6 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (6 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)

Speech-Language Pathology
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (3 s.h.)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)

TESOL Education (Pre-Service)
Artistic Expression/Humanities (3 s.h.)
Communication (3 s.h.)
Information Retrieval or placement exam (3 s.h.)
Concepts in History/Social Science (3 s.h.)
Language other than English (12 s.h..)
Scientific Processes (3 s.h.)
Mathematical Processes (3 s.h.)
Literature, Analysis & Written Expression (6 s.h.)