Secondary Education

The major in Secondary Education is designed for those students who plan to teach at the secondary level (Grades 9-12). Students majoring in Secondary Education must double major in one of three different content tracks: English/Language Arts, Mathematics and Social Science with a designation in History. Additional endorsements may be earned. Students should speak with their Education advisor for more information on the benefits and requirements of adding additional endorsements.

Secondary Education Students

Dr. Duce McCune
Director of Secondary Education
dmccune@eureka.edu
(309) 467-6391
Burklund Education Center
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

Students in this program will double major in English and Secondary Education with Teacher Licensure.

96 hours of coursework, consisting of the following:

Professional Education Requirements:

All of the following:    
ENG120 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG125 Introduction to Literary Studies 3

Plus the requirements of the Literature track:

   
All of the following:    
ENG221 American Literature I 3
ENG231 British Literature I 3
ENG233 British Literature II 3
ENG272 Non-Western Literature 3
ENG290 Grammar and Structure of English 3
ENG425W English Seminar 3
One of the following:    
ENG222 American Literature II 3
ENG274 American Nature Writers 3
Two of the following writing courses, at least one of which must be at the 300-level:    
ENG261 Creative Writing: Poetry 3
ENG262 Creative Writing: Fiction 3
ENG264 Nature Writing: A Field Course 3
ENG265W Writing for the Mass Media 3
ENG314W Technical Writing 3
ENG316W Rhetoric & Scholarship 3
ENG361W Poetry Workshop 3
ENG362 Fiction Workshop 3
ENG363W Creative Nonfiction Workshop 3
ENG392 Special Topics in Writing 3
ENG395 Publishing Workshop 3
Two of the following literature courses:    
ENG310 Classical Literature 3
ENG320 Seminar in American Literature 3
ENG330W Seminar in British Literature 3
ENG350W Seminar in Continental European Literature 3
ENG373 Seminar in Contemporary Literature 3
Plus all of the following:    
COM110 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
THA130 Acting I – Introduction to Acting 3
THA360 Theatre Pedagogy 1
TOTAL:   46

Professional Education Requirements:

   
All of the following:    
EDU170 Introduction to Curriculum and Instructional Design 3
EDU185 Foundations of American Education 3
EDU227W Educational Psychology 3
EDU228L Educational Psychology Field Experience 0.5
EDU229 Educating the Exceptional Child 3
EDU240 Secondary Methods in English I 1
EDU340 Secondary Methods in English II 1
EDU350 Language and Literacy in Adolescence 1
EDU366A Secondary Diversity Practicum 1
EDU366B Secondary Content Practicum 1
EDU380 Middle School Methods and Management 3
EDU390 Educational Technology 2
EDU415 Secondary Classroom Management 1
EDU431W Educational Assessment 2
EDU435 Field Experience for Secondary Student Teacher 0.5
EDU440 Methods of Teaching in a Secondary School 2
EDU455 Education Seminar 1
EDU466 Student Teaching 14
TOTAL:   43
Plus all of the following:    
HED179 First Aid, CPR, and Injury Prevention 1
MAT260 Statistics 3
PSY207 Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development 3
TOTAL:   7

Students in this program will double major in Mathematics and Secondary Education with Teacher Licensure.

93 hours of coursework, consisting of the following:

All of the following:    
MAT171 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4
MAT271 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
MAT272 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 4
MAT275 Differential Equations 3
MAT280 Discrete Mathematics 3
MAT310 Probability and Statistics 3
MAT315 Linear Algebra 3
MAT320 Abstract Algebra 3
MAT340W Foundations of Geometry 3
MAT415 Real Analysis 3
One of the following:    
CSC135 Computer Science I 3
CSC165 Computer Science II 3
One of the following:    
PHS110 Introduction to Physical Science 4
PHS111 Introduction to Earth Science 4
Or any 4-credit Physics (PHY) course   4
TOTAL:   40

Professional Education Requirements:

   
All of the following:    
EDU170 Introduction to Curriculum and Instructional Design 3
EDU185 Foundations of American Education 3
EDU227W Educational Psychology 3
EDU228L Educational Psychology Field Experience 0.5
EDU229 Educating the Exceptional Child 3
EDU242 Secondary Methods in Mathematics I 1
EDU342 Secondary Methods in Mathematics II 1
EDU350 Language and Literacy in Adolescence 1
EDU366A Secondary Diversity Practicum 1
EDU366B Secondary Content Practicum 1
EDU380 Middle School Methods and Management 3
EDU390 Educational Technology 2
EDU415 Secondary Classroom Management 1
EDU431W Educational Assessment 2
EDU435 Field Experience for Secondary Student Teacher 0.5
EDU442 Methods of Teaching in a Secondary School 2
EDU455 Education Seminar 1
EDU466 Student Teaching 14
TOTAL:   43
Plus all of the following:    
HED179 First Aid, CPR, and Injury Prevention 1
MAT260 Statistics 3
PSY207 Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development 3
One of the following:    
COM110 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
THA130 Acting I – Introduction to Acting 3
TOTAL:   10

Students in this program will double major in History and Political Science and Secondary Education with Teacher Licensure.

101 hours of coursework, consisting of the following:

One of the following:    
HIS113 Survey of Europe to 1660 3
HIS123 World History I 3
One of the following:    
HIS114 Survey of Europe Since 1660 3
HIS124 World History II 3
All of the following:    
ECO111 Macroeconomics 3
ECO112 Microeconomics 3
GEO105 World Regional Geography 3
GEO110 Cultural Geography 3
HIS250 History of the United States to 1865 3
HIS251 History of the United States Since 1865 3
HIS309 Blacks in the United States 3
PSC150 American Government (National) 3
PSC261 Comparative Government 3
SOC102 Principles of Sociology 3
SOC105 Cultural Anthropology 3
Plus any 3 additional HIS courses at the 300-level.   9
TOTAL:   48

Professional Education Requirements:

   
All of the following:    
EDU170 Introduction to Curriculum and Instructional Design 3
EDU185 Foundations of American Education 3
EDU227W Educational Psychology 3
EDU228L Educational Psychology Field Experience 0.5
EDU229 Educating the Exceptional Child 3
EDU241 Secondary Methods in Social Science I 1
EDU341 Secondary Methods in Social Science II 1
EDU350 Language and Literacy in Adolescence 1
EDU366A Secondary Diversity Practicum 1
EDU366B Secondary Content Practicum 1
EDU380 Middle School Methods and Management 3
EDU390 Educational Technology 2
EDU415 Secondary Classroom Management 1
EDU431W Educational Assessment 2
EDU435 Field Experience for Secondary Student Teacher 0.5
EDU441 Methods of Teaching in a Secondary School 2
EDU455 Education Seminar 1
EDU466 Student Teaching 14
TOTAL:   43
Plus all of the following:    
HED179 First Aid, CPR, and Injury Prevention 1
MAT260 Statistics 3
PSY207 Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development 3
One of the following:    
COM110 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
THA130 Acting I – Introduction to Acting 3
TOTAL:   10