Adolescence Education & Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist
The Adolescence Education program leads to initial certification in the major for grades 7-12 with an extension for grades 5-6. Our comprehensive programs emphasize practical, hands-on learning including field experiences in area classrooms where students observe, participate and refine effective teaching methods.
- Teaching content to students with disabilities
- Training in Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment
- Training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention.
Students pursuing dual certification must complete 150 hours of fieldwork, called observation-participation experience (OPE).
Specific General Education and Content Core courses are required for use in your program depending on your major. Please refer to the Teacher Education Department for a comprehensive list of requirements for the degree.
The undergraduate program leads to initial teaching certification in one of the following subject areas
- Social Studies
The Adolescence Education program requires a total of 124-144 semester hours, including the following: General Education (37-52 semester hours) Pedagogical Core Courses (41 semester hours) Content Core Courses (35-54 semester hours) for more information about content area see individual program pages.