The Licensure minor in secondary professional education requires 30 hours:

EDU 201Educational Policy and Practice3
EDU 201LField Lab I2
EDU 307Instructional Design, Assessment, and Technology3
EDU 311Learning and Cognitive Science3
EDU 309LIntroduction to Secondary Education2
EDU 354Content Pedagogy3
EDU 354LField Lab III2
EDU 364LField Lab IV9
EDU 365Professional Development Seminars3
Select a major in one of the following secondary license areas:

Exit Requirements

Students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA while enrolled in the Teacher Education Program. Candidates for professional licensure must pass all appropriate state required standardized tests.

Minor in English Education

33 hours, including:

ENG 265British Literature Before 1800 and Introduction to the Major3
ENG 266British Literature 1800 to the Present3
or ENG 275 American Literature
Select two pre-1800 British literature courses
ENG 399Senior Seminar3
Select one 300-level English course from Genre and Asthetics
Select one 300-level English course from History and Literary History
Select one 300-level English course from Culture
Select one 300-level English course from Single Author
Select at least one 200-300 level writing or creative writing course
Select at least one 300 level course matching the following criteria:
American Literature
Multicultural or World Literature
Linguistics or Grammar
Poetry, Theatre/Drama, or Film


Licensure in K-12 in French requires the major in French which consists of a minimum of 27 hours of French courses numbered above FRH 214 including:

FRH 216Studies in French and Francophone Literature and Culture3
FRH 315Introduction of French and Francophone Studies3
or FRH 350 Studies in French Language and Culture
FRH 319Composition and Review of Grammar4
FRH 320French Conversation3
FRH 322French Phonetics3
FRH 370Seminar in French and Francophone Studies3
Select one of the following genre courses:3
Trends in French and Francophone Poetry
French and Francophone Prose Fiction
French and Francophone Drama
Select two additional courses


Licensure in K-12 in Spanish requires the major in Spanish which consists of a minimum of 28 hours in Spanish courses numbered SPA 280 and above. It must include:

SPA 280The Spanish-Speaking World: Portals and Perspectives3
SPA 309Grammar and Composition4
or SPA 309L Grammar and Composition for Heritage Speakers of Spanish
Select one of the following genre courses:3
Anecdotes, Bestsellers, Cuentos. The ABCs of Storytelling in the Spanish-Speaking World
Bard, Ballad, Bolero. Poetry, and Song in the Spanish-Speaking World
Page, Stage, and Performance. Theater and Drama of the Spanish-Speaking World
Lights, Camera, ¡Acción!. Cinema and Culture in the Spanish-Speaking World
Select one of the following regions course:3
The Making of Spain: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Cultures of Spain
Paradise in Perspective: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Wider Caribbean
Distant Neighbors: Intersisciplinary Approaches to Mexico and Central America
The Andes to Patagonia: Interdisciplinary Approaches to South American Culture
Literary and Cultural Studies of Spanish America
Select six credit hours from SPA 330-SPA 3956
Select nine additional hours of elective credit from Spanish classes numbered above 2809

No more than 10 hours may be counted from courses numbered SPA 280-SPA 309. Students must achieve at least a C grade in SPA 309 or SPA 309L and a GPA of 2.0 in the major. SPA 309 or SPA 309L must be taken on the Reynolda or Salamanca campuses.


Licensure in K-12 in German requires the major in German which consists of a minimum of nine courses beyond GER 153 to include:

Select one of the following:3
Encounters with the German-Speaking World
Introduction to German Short Fiction
Masterpieces of Austrian Literature (Vienna)
GER 317Composition and Grammar Review3
GER 320German Culture and Civilization I3
or GER 321 German Culture and Civilization II
GER 399Seminar in the Major3
Select at least one of the following:3
German Literature from 1700-1815
German Literature from 1815-1900
German Literature from 1900 to Present



MST 112Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
MST 113Multivariable Calculus4
MST 121Linear Algebra I4
MST 321Modern Algebra I3
MST 331Geometry3
MST 357Probability3
Select three other courses beyond MST 113


Licensure in the individual fields of science: biology (34 hours), chemistry (34.5-35.5 hours for BA), and physics (25 hours). All courses must be from the same courses required for majors in those fields.

Social Studies

30 hours, including:

Select six hours from European or World History6
Select six hours from U.S. History6
Select six hours from Nonwestern History6
Social Sciences
Select one course from Economics3
Select one course from Geography3
Select one course from Political Science3
Select one course from Anthropology or Sociology3