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Major & Endorsements

Major & Endorsements

A comprehensive and intensive array of programs and endorsements are offered for students interested in the teaching profession.
 

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Endorsements

  • Art teaching endorsement
  • Chemistry teaching endorsement
  • Coaching endorsement
  • Early childhood endorsement (Only available for elementary education majors)
  • English as a second language teaching endorsement
  • English teaching endorsement
  • English/Language arts teaching endorsement
  • History teaching endorsement
  • Mathematics teaching endorsement
  • Middle school endorsement (Available in English/Language Arts, Science, Social Science and Math)
  • Music teaching endorsement
  • Physical education endorsement*
  • Health and PE teaching endorsement*
  • Physics teaching endorsement
  • Science teaching endorsement
  • Social science teaching endorsement
  • World language teaching endorsement
  • Elementary (K-6) teaching endorsement*
  • Special Education (K-12) teaching endorsement*

*Also a bachelor’s degree major

Undergraduate Endorsement Discrepancies

When majoring in elementary education, a student must also complete a major or endorsement in at least one of the following:

  • Early Childhood (PK-3)
  • English as a Second Language (PK-12)
  • Middle School (5-9)
        **Mathematics
        **Science
        **Social Studies
        **English/Language Arts
  • Special Education
  • Spanish

When majoring or completing an endorsement in the following, a student is certified for secondary schools:

  • Art  (PK-12)
  • Biology
  • English/Language Arts
  • Health and Physical Education (PK-12)
  • Mathematics
  • Music (PK-12)
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish

When majoring in the following, a student must earn an additional teaching major or endorsement:

  • Chemistry
  • English
  • German
  • History
  • Physical Education (PK-12)
  • Theatre

Graduate Programs

Graduate Endorsements and Specializations

  • Early childhood teaching endorsement
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Reading specialist endorsement
  • Reading and writing endorsement
  • Special education endorsement
  • Social emotional learning specialization (This does not lead to an NDE recognized teaching endorsement)
  • Art teaching endorsement
  • English/Language Arts teaching endorsement
  • History teaching endorsement
  • Mathematics teaching endorsement
  • Music teaching endorsement
  • Physical education teaching endorsement
  • Science teaching endorsement
  • Social science teaching endorsement
  • World language teaching endorsement