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2016-17 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Teacher License Endorsement


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Johnson State College offers Secondary Teacher Education Programs that prepare students to teach in their area of endorsement – English, mathematics, science or social studies – to students in grades 7-12. Graduates who successfully complete one of these programs become candidates for a Level I Professional Educator’s License issued by the Vermont Agency of Education. This license is required in order to work as a public school teacher in Vermont; it also is recognized and accepted by more than 40 other states, districts and territories.

All students seeking Secondary Teacher Licensure Endorsement must:

With careful planning, these requirements can be met for most programs within a four-year plan of study. Most courses must be taken in a specific order; students should check advisement forms, program evaluations and prerequisites for details. Students must earn a B- or better in all courses marked with an asterisk (*). Each Teacher Education Workshop (TEW) is graded as Pass/No Pass.

  

  

  

Total: 18 credits


3. Required Major for Endorsement Area


In addition to the preceding courses, students must successfully complete all Required Content-Area Courses AND a bachelor’s degree in a major approved for their area of endorsement, as specified below.

Area of Endorsement Approved Major(s)
English Education
See Required Content-Area Courses for this endorsement below (Section 4).
B.F.A. in Creative Writing  or B.A. in English  
Mathematics Education
See Required Content-Area Courses for this endorsement below (Section 4).
B.S. in Mathematics  
Science Education
See Required Content-Area Courses for this endorsement below (Section 4).
B.A. in Biology: Field Naturalist , B.S. in Biology: General , B.S. in Biology: Pre-Medical , B.S. in Health Sciences: Health & Exercise Science , B.S. in Health Sciences: Physical Education , B.S. in Health Sciences: Pre-Physical Therapy , B.S. in Environmental Science: Analysis & Assessment , or B.S. in Environmental Science: Policy & Advocacy  
Social Studies Education
See Required Content-Area Courses for this endorsement below (Section 4).
B.A. in History  or  B.A. in Political Science  

4. Required Content Courses for Area of Endorsement


In addition to successfully completing an approved major or 30-credit concentration for their area of endorsement, students must take the content-area courses required for their area of endorsement. Some of these courses may meet requirements for the major as well. With the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director, appropriate course substitutions may be permitted.

Take 1 of the following courses:


Mathematics Education: Required Content-Area Courses


In addition to successfully completing B.S. in Mathematics , students must take the following content-area courses. Some of these courses may meet requirements for the major as well. With the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director, appropriate course substitutions may be permitted.

Science Education: Required Content-Area Courses


In addition to successfully completing one of the approved majors for this endorsement (the B.F.A. in Creative Writing , B.A. in Biology: Field Naturalist , B.S. in Biology: General , B.S. in Biology: Pre-Medical , B.S. in Health Sciences: Health & Exercise Science , B.S. in Health Sciences: Physical Education , B.S. in Health Sciences: Pre-Physical Therapy , B.S. in Environmental Science: Analysis & Assessment  or B.S. in Environmental Science: Policy & Advocacy , students must take the following content-area courses. Some of these courses may meet requirements for the major as well. With the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director, appropriate course substitutions may be permitted.

Social Studies Education: Required Content-Area Courses


In addition to successfully completing either the B.A. in History  or the B.A. in Political Science , students must take the following content-area courses. Some of these courses may meet requirements for the major as well. With the approval of the Secondary Education Program Director, appropriate course substitutions may be permitted.

Take 1 of the following courses:


Important:


In order to earn a degree, you must successfully complete all requirements for your major as listed here AND meet all other Degree Requirements , including the General Education Curriculum requirements  and JSC Graduation Standards  .

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