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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2004-2006
    About the Catalog
    About the University
    Glossary and Abbreviations
    Academic Advising
    Tuition and Fees
    All-University Regulations
    Student Financial Assistance
    Services for Students
    Auxiliary Services and Facilities
    International Programs
    Secondary Majors
    Architecture, Planning, and Design
    Arts and Sciences
    Business Administration
    dUniversity General Education
    dHonors Program
    dSupport Facilities and Programs
    dTeacher Education
    dElementary Education Program
    dSecondary Education Program
    dSecondary Education Teaching Fields
    dOptional Secondary Licensure Programs
    dOptional Secondary Licensure Program at the Middle Level
    dSecondary Education Programs Outside the College of Education
    dOther Program Choices
    dGeneral Courses
    dCounseling and Educational Psychology
    dEducational Administration and Leadership
    dElementary Education
    dFoundations and Adult Education
    dSecondary Education
    dSpecial Education
    Human Ecology
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    University Faculty

    Secondary Education Program

    Bachelor of science
    Minimum of 126 hours required
    Certification grades 7-12

    All students wishing to teach in secondary schools must fully complete the approved teacher education program regardless of which college awards the degree. The approved program consists of: general education studies, professional education studies, and teaching field studies as specifically outlined in the following sections.

    General education requirements

    Communications (8-9 hours) (A grade of C or better is required)
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I3
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II3
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA2
    SPCH 106Public Speaking I3
    SPCH 109Public Speaking Honors3
    Humanities (9 hours)
    Any department of English literature (except ENGL 230, 231, 233, 234, 355, or 545) or Department of Modern Languages literature course3
    Fine arts appreciation
    Any nonperformance appreciation class in the Departments of Art, Music, Speech (theater or dance courses), or university general education approved courses from the College of Architecture, Planning, and Design3
    Restricted elective
    Any course offered in the Department of Philosophy (except PHILO 110 or 220) or SPCH 320, 330, or 434, or any course in a modern language, or ENGL 230, 231, 233, or 2343
    Social science (9 hours)
    Any course from the Department of History3
    Non-Western cultures
    Recommended: ANTH 204; additional courses are available in ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLSC, and SOCIO. See your advisor for approved courses3
    Restricted elective
    Any course in the Departments of Anthropology (except ANTH 280 and 281), Economics, Geography, (except GEOG 220 and 221), History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology3
    Natural science (7 hours)
    One lab required.
    Quantitative sciences (6 hours)
    (College Algebra is a prerequisite for statistics and computer science.)
    MATH 100College Algebra (or higher level
    math course) (Grade of C or better)3
    STAT 320Elements of Statistics (or higher level statistics course) (Grade of C or better)3
    General education electives (6 hours)
    Professional education requirements
    Pre-professional education
    Required for admission to teacher education and prerequisite for Block I.
    EDSEC 102Teaching as a Career1
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development3
    Non-blocked courses—These courses must be taken prior to or concurrent with Block I.
    EDCIP 310Foundations of Education3
    EDETC 318Instructional Media and Technology2
    Block I—Admission to teacher education required. Courses must be taken concurrently and are a prerequisite for Block II.
    EDCEP 315Educational Psychology3
    EDSP 323Exceptional Students/
    Secondary School2
    EDSEC 376Core Teaching Skills and Lab3
    Block II—Courses must be taken concurrently and are a prerequisite for Block III.
    EDSEC 477Middle Level/Secondary Reading2
    EDSEC 500Content Area Methods/
    Secondary School2
    EDSEC 520Content and Reading Methods Lab1
    EDCIP 455Teaching in a Multicultural Society1
    EDCEP 525Interpersonal Relations in the School1
    Block III—Courses must be taken concurrently.
    EDSEC 586Teaching Participation/
    Secondary School12
    Hours will vary with majors

    Total credit hours required for graduation  126

    Topics within Education:
    dAdvising dSecondary Education Teaching Fields dEducational Administration and Leadership
    dUniversity General Education dOptional Secondary Licensure Programs dElementary Education
    dHonors Program dOptional Secondary Licensure Program at the Middle Level dFoundations and Adult Education
    dSupport Facilities and Programs dSecondary Education Programs Outside the College of Education dSecondary Education
    dTeacher Education dOther Program Choices dSpecial Education
    dElementary Education Program dGeneral Courses   
    dSecondary Education Program dCounseling and Educational Psychology   
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    Kansas State University
    August 19, 2005