If you are preparing to be a middle or high school teacher, you should major in the subject area you plan to teach.
This certificate is designed to complement your subject area preparation on your path to becoming a middle or high school teacher.
Rather than waiting until graduate school to begin developing the knowledge necessary for classroom life, this certificate gives you a running start as an undergraduate.
This certificate program runs parallel to the educational foundations major for elementary education preparation.
This pre-professional certificate prepares highly competitive students for admission into graduate teacher education programs or other graduate programs in Oregon and around the country.
Lower Division — 12 Credits
|EDST 111 Education Issues and Problems1||4|
|EDST 225 School and Representation in Film2||4|
|Subject Area Elective in Major (100 or 200 level)||4|
Upper Division — 24 Credits
|SPED 406 Field Experience4||1|
|SPED 411 Foundations of Disability||3|
|LING 444 Second Language Acquisition||4|
|Subject Area Elective in Major (300 or 400 level)||4|
|EDST 420 Living in a Stratified Society3||4|
Equal Opportunity Courses (Choose 2):***
1 Social Science General Education Course
2 American Cultures General Education Course
3 EDST 420 is a prerequisite for all Equal Opportunity courses
4 To participate in field experience (SPED 406 and EDST 458), international students must meet English language proficiency requirements.
Successful completion of the Certificate in Educational Foundations: Secondary major results in waiving the following courses in UOTeach:
|SPED 511 Foundations of Disability||3|
|EDST 614 Cultural Context in Education||4|
|LT 629 Foundations in Language Theory||-|