May 17, 2022
This degree is designed to provide for the first two years of college preparation for students wanting to become secondary education teachers, and/or who plan to become a paraprofessional (Instructional Aide).
Student Learning Outcomes
- Apply the dimensions of multicultural education to support appropriate pedagogical practices for teaching diverse students in Secondary Education.
- Select technology tools for integration across the curriculum in Secondary Education.
- Synthesize the major theoretical perspectives and methods of educational psychology to teaching, learning, and schooling in Secondary Education.
- Choose formative and summative techniques for evaluation and modification with group and individual instruction and learning strategies in Secondary Education.
- Evaluate the historical, legal, and philosophical foundations and issues related to contemporary Secondary Education.
General Education Requirements (32 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
English Composition (6-8 credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Analytical Reasoning (3 Credits)
Natural Science (7 Credits)
Two courses from the following, one must include a lab.
Humanities (7 Credits)
Recommended: SPAN 111.
- COM 101 - Oral Communication
- and World Languages 111 or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI).
Social Science (6 Credits)
Minimum of 6 credits from two different disciplines.
Recommended: PSY 201
Values and Diversity
All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.
- EDU 280 fulfills this requirement.
Special Program Requirements (28 Credits)
Core Requirements (12 Credits)
Major Elective Requirements (9 Credits)
- Select courses appropriate to the Secondary Education Concentration in conjunction with transfer institution requirements. See an Academic Advisor or Counselor for course selection.
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 credits)