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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education Minor

Secondary Education Minor Program Information

Clemmer College
P319 Warf-Pickel Hall
P.O. Box 70685
Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: (423) 439-7626 | Fax: (423) 439-7560
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/coe/

Accredited by NCATE - The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education

Program Coordinator: Dr. Norma Hogan
e-mail: macraen@etsu.edu
Phone: (423) 439-8372

The Secondary Education Minor is required for students seeking licensure in the secondary and K-12 teaching fields listed below. Completion of the minor and CUAI 4580 - Residency II: Clinical Experience for Secondary/K-12 (12 credits)  will meet the professional education requirements for licensure. To qualify for licensure, students must also complete specific courses in their teaching field(s). Students must come to Warf-Pickel Hall, room 321, during their first semester in the program to start a file and subsequently must complete all admission and progression requirements for teacher education.

Graduate Study - Individuals already holding a bachelor’s degree in a secondary or K-12 teaching field and desiring initial licensure should apply to the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Individuals with initial teaching licensure and desiring advanced study should apply to the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Secondary Education.

Secondary Education Minor Requirements: 24 credits

A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.

Teacher Education Licensure Requirement

Students interested in pursuing a teacher education program for certification as a teacher will major in the subject they wish to teach and minor in Secondary Education. They should see their major advisor AND an advisor in the Clemmer College Office of Student Services, 321 Warf-Pickel Hall. The Teacher Education program has separate admission requirements, and teaching certification has these additional requirements:

All students desiring to complete a teacher education or other public school licensure program (for initial licensure, add-on endorsement, or advanced study in education) must file a Declaration of Intent in the Clemmer College Office of Student Services, 321 Warf-Pickel Hall. The Declaration of Intent should be filed before 30 credits of coursework has been completed or, in the case of transfer and post-baccalaureate students, in the first semester at ETSU. Delay or failure to file the Declaration of Intent may result in incomplete advisement. Students who have not filed the Declaration of Intent will not be considered for admission to teacher education and may be ineligible to enroll in many professional education courses.