The Department of Secondary Education, Library Science and Educational Leadership has a program that offers an undergraduate minor. The school library media services program offers a minor in educational media. The secondary education program is a minor that is designed to prepare secondary school teachers in the secondary school content areas, including English, foreign languages, mathematics, natural sciences and social sciences.
The department offers service courses in library science, educational media, foundations of education and secondary education to support undergraduate programs in other departments and schools.
The department also offers master's level graduate programs in school library media services, school administration and secondary education. The graduate programs in school library media services and school administration will lead to initial professional licensure in those areas (refer to the graduate catalog).
The educational media minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours selected in consultation with an adviser from the department.
Credit Hours EDUC 370. Instructional Technology 3 Choose one of the following: 3 PSYC 101. General Psychology I PSYC 305. Perception PSYC 310. Cognitive Psychology Choose one of the following: 3 SCOM 247. Problem-Solving Communication SCOM 345. Non-verbal Communication Choose one of the following: 2-3 LSEM 101. Resources for College Studies (two credits) LSEM 150. Information in Contemporary Society (three credits) Electives (approved by adviser) 6-7 ____ 18
Students should note that prerequisites are required for many of the courses included in the minor. Any exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the head of the department and the dean of the College of Education and Psychology.
Students desiring a secondary school teaching license must also complete HTH 370, The School Health Program.
The program is designed to prepare teachers who are reflective decision makers. Teachers who are reflective decision makers are able to choose from among known educational alternatives to maximize student learning in a variety of instructional situations.
Students should contact an education adviser concerning job opportunities in the various secondary subject areas, proper sequence of education courses, practicum opportunities in local secondary schools, and special programs and elective courses in the department. By consulting regularly with their career adviser in secondary education, students can continually evaluate their career objectives.
Credit Freshman Year Hours No required courses 0 SEED 101. Orientation to the Profession (one credit may be earned)
Credit Sophomore Year Hours PSYC 160. Life Span Human Development 3 PSYC 270. Psychology for Teachers of the 3 Pre-adolescent and Adolescent Child
Credit Junior Year Hours EDUC 360. Foundations of American Education 3 EDUC 370. Instructional Technology 3 HTH 370. The School Health Program 2
Credit Senior Year Hours Appropriate SEED 371 course 3 SEED 381. Field Experience (Practicum) in 3 Secondary Education SPED 402. Teaching Mildly Disabled Students 1 in Regular Classes  EDUC 410. Multicultural Education  1 READ 414. Reading and Writing in the Content 1 Areas  EDUC 416. School Discipline and Classroom 1 Management  SEED 480. Student Teaching in Secondary 12 Education  ____ 36________
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