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Suggested Course Sequence

Secondary Education

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EDU 104 Cultural Foundations of Education in the United States
Integrated Curriculum or Major Requirements

SEC 200 Introductory Seminar to Teaching as a Caring Profession (.50 credit)
SEC 223 Education of PK-12 Learners with Exceptionalities or KIN 312 Physical Education for Special Populations
SEC 311 Educational Psychology
Integrated Curriculum or Major Requirements

SEC 300 Intermediate Seminar for Teaching in Diverse and Inclusive Schools (.25 credit)
SEC 310 Methods and Best Practices in Middle and Secondary Education
EDU 360 The Middle School:** History, Philosophy, Organizational Structures and Best Practices (prerequisite: SEC 311) recommended
Integrated Curriculum or Major Requirements

Integrated Curriculum or Major Requirements
SEC 421 Theory and Practice for Developing Academic Literacies in K-12 Classrooms
SEC 450 Advanced Seminar in Teacher Collaboration and Professional Practice (.25 credit)
SEC/Special Methods of Teaching in Academic Subject Fields

SEC 455/457 Student Teaching in Secondary and Middle Schools** (3.00 credits)*
*All courses must be completed prior to student teaching.

**The Illinois State Board of Education requires that all candidates complete coursework for the present Middle Level Approval and have their Professional Educator License endorsement issued on or before January 31, 2018.

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