Secondary Education Program Suggestions

The programs in Secondary Education prepare future teachers for assignments in grades 7-12 and K-12 (Art-Music-P.E.). The programs are jointly administered by the College of Education and the respective departments.


First Year

First Semester

Hours

Second Semester

Hours

English Composition I

3

English Composition II

3

Introduction to Education

3

College Algebra*

3

Teacher Education Field Exp. (Meets SL Project Requirement)

1

PE 160 - Healthful Living

3

General Biology***

3-4

History

3

Speech Fundamentals

3

Fine Arts Choice

3

Hours

13-14

Hours

15


**Second Year

First Semester

Hours

Second Semester

Hours

Human Development

3

American Government

3

Social/Behavioral Science Elective

3

Course/s from Major Field

3-6

Physical Science***

3-4

Technology for the Pre-Service Teacher 

 3

Course from Major Field

3

 

Hours

12-13 

Hours

9-12

* College Algebra required of students who do not have four years of high school mathematics including two years of high school algebra, 1 year of geometry, and a senior level math course.

** The student should take the Praxis I test during the second year and prior to transferring to UNK.

*** Must have at least 1 lab component with science courses for a minimum of 7 hours.

For additional information contact:

Jenny Jansky
Certification Officer
College of Education
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, Nebraska 68849
Telephone: (308) 865-8264