Secondary Education Requirements

The Education Department offers a minor in Secondary Education. Students completing this minor will have completed all requirements to be licensed in grades 5-12.

Saint Mary's students planning to complete the Secondary Education minor must have a major or complete the approved coursework in one of the following content disciplines approved for Saint Mary's College:  English; modern languages (French, Spanish); mathematics; science  (science majors must complete licensing requirements in one of the following areas: chemistry, life science); history (history majors must complete additional course work in political science and may choose one of the following: sociology, psychology, economics); political science (political science majors must complete additional course work in history and may choose one of the following: sociology, psychology, economics).

Notre Dame students planning to complete the Secondary Education minor must have a major or complete the approved coursework in one of the following content disciplines approved for the University of Notre Dame: English; foreign languages (French, Latin, German, Spanish); mathematics; science (chemistry, life science); history (history majors must complete additional course work in political science and may choose one of the following: sociology, psychology, economics); political science (political science majors must complete additional course work in history and may choose one of the following: sociology, psychology, economics).

Minor in Secondary Education

  • EDUC 201, 220, 345, 346, 350, 356, 474 or 475.
  • one of the following: EDUC 443, 445, 447, 449, 451

Minor in ESL/BBE

  • EDUC 201, 430, 432, ENLT 304, and one of the following: ANTH 141, ANTH 253, COMM 350, or ICS 201.
  • These are also licensure areas.

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