University Bulletin 2017-2018

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Secondary Education (BS)

The Department offers degree programs to prepare middle/high school teachers for grades 6-12. Candidates are required to complete a content field major in the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Secondary Education major.

Applicants applying for initial certification will be required to pass the appropriate Praxis II test. Praxis II test requirements are subject to change as dictated by the ALSDE. Prior to registering for any Praxis II exam, please verify current requirements by going directly to the ALABAMA portion of the Praxis II website at http://www.ets.org/praxis/al

Program requirements Credit Hours
Minimum General Studies for Secondary Education (Grades 6-12)  64
Secondary Education (Grades 6-12) Option
This option is designed to prepare students to teach in secondary level grades 6-12.
*These courses include a field component.  See advisor of details.
 
A. Professional Studies  
EPY 351  
EDU 363  
EDU 400  
EDU 310  
EDU 340*  
EDU 341  
EDU 451  
EDU 342*  
One of the following appropriate methods courses:  
EDU 453  
EDU 454  
EDU 456  
EDU 457  
One of the following student teacher internships  
EDU 466  
EDU 467  
EDU 468  
EDU 469  
B. Teaching Fields  
Students must select one Comprehensive Teaching Field. One third of the course work in each teaching field must be in the upper-division. All programs require a double major in secondary education and in an Arts & Sciences content field.
(1) English Language Arts (Arts and Sciences - English Double Major) 51
DRA 110  
CA 100  
CA 220  
EH 300  
EH 371  
EH 401  
EH 215 or EH 216   
EH 225 or EH 226  
EH 235 or EH 236  
One additional survey course to complete sequence: EH 215 or EH 216 or EH 225 or EH 226 or EH 235 or EH 236  
The remaining coursework must come from the following areas 18
1. At least one course in literature prior to 1660 (EH 314, EH 315, EH 321, EH 322, EH 323, EH 324, EH 461, EH 465,EH 467, EH 470, EH 471, or EH 472). 
2. At least one course in British or American literature from 1660-1900 (EH 331, EH 332, EH 334, EH 340, EH 342, EH 343, EH 351, EH 352, EH 353, EH 354, EH 462, EH 474, EH 475).
3. At least one course in twentieth-century literature (EH 360, EH 361, EH 362, EH 363, EH 364, EH 365, EH 366, EH 367, EH 369, EH 380, EH 463, EH 468, EH 476, EH 478, or EH 479)
4. One of the following courses: EH 402, EH 421, or EH 422.  
5. At least two additional courses at the 400-level EH 400-499.  
Must include at least 36 semester hours of English courses (excluding EH 101 and EH 102), with a minimum of 19 semester hours of English coursework at the 300-400 level to include a minimum of three (3) courses at the 400-level -- at least 15 of these upper division hours MUST be taken at USA. English Language Arts majors submit a writing portfolio in the student's senior year. See English Department for details and deadlines.
(2) Mathematics (Arts and Sciences - Mathematics Double Major with Education) 45
ST 210 or ST 315, and ST 335  
MA 311   
MA 320 (Fall)  
MA 321 (Spring)  
MA 410 (Fall)  
MA 413   
One 3-hour elective from MA 300-499 level;  
One 3-hour elective from MA 400-499 level  
MA 125  
MA 126  
MA 227  
MA 237  
MA 238  
Must have a minimum of 19 semester hours of MA 300-400 level courses. At least 15 of these upper division hours must be taken at USA.
(3) General Science Composite (Arts and Sciences - Biology Double Major with Education) 75
GEO 101 and GEO 101L  
PH 101 and PH 101L  
MA 125  
MA 238  
ST 210  
BLY 121 and 121L  
BLY 122 and 122L  
CH 131 and 131L  
CH 132 and 132L  
CH 201 and CH 201L  
PH 114 and PH 114L or PH 201 and PH 201L  
PH 115 and PH 115L or PH 202 and PH 202L  
BLY 301  
BLY 302  
BLY 303  
Twenty (20) hours from specified BLY 300-499 courses  
At least 15 of these upper division hours (6 hours at 400 levels and 9 hours at 300 or 400 level) MUST be taken at USA.  
(4) Social Science Composite (Arts and Sciences - Social Science Double Major with Education) 54
PSC 130, PSC 250 or PSC 270  
ECO 300 or ECO 215 and ECO 216  
GEO 114 or GEO 115  
PSY 120  
SY 109 or AN 100  
HY 101, HY 102, HY 135 and HY 136  
HY 103 or HY 104 or HY 228 or HY 321 or HY 323 or HY 325 or HY 326 or HY 362 or HY 364 or HY 365 or HY 366 or HY 367 or HY 368 or HY 429or HY 461 or HY 465  
HY 432 or HY 433 or HY 434 or HY 435 or HY 436 or HY 437, HY 441 or HY 442 or HY 443, and fifteen (15) hours of approved upper-division History electives. (Check with Department.)  
At least 15 of these upper division hours (6 hours at 400 levels and 9 hours at 300 or 400 level) MUST be taken at USA.  
Certification options are also available for Secondary Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.  
Please visit http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/ceps/programs.html for specific program requirements.  

4-Year Progression Secondary Education 6-12 Biology

First Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   16
*EH 101 English Comp I (I) 3 hrs  
BLY 121 + Lab General Biology 4 hrs
 
Fine Art (II) 3 hrs  
MA 112 Precalculus Algebra PR 3 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Spring Semester   16
*EH 102 English Comp II PR(I) 3 hrs  
BLY 122 + Lab General Biology IIPR 4 hrs  
History (IV) 3 hrs  
MA 113 Precalculus Trigonometry PR 3 hrs  
PE 100 Concepts of Health & Fitness (V) 3 hrs  
Second Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*CA 110 Public Speaking (II) 3 hrs  
CH 131 + Lab General Chemistry IPR 4 hrs  
GEO 101 + Lab Atmospheric Processes 4 hrs  
Literature PR (II) 3 hrs  
PE 101-157 PE Activity Course (V) 1 hr  
Spring Semester   16
BLY 301 Cell Biology PR 3 hrs  
BLY 302 Genetics PR 3 hrs  
CH 132 + Lab General Chemistry IIPR 4 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
ST 210 Statistical Reasoning & App 3 hrs  
Take AECTP    
Third Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*EDU 400 Ed of Exceptional Children & Youth 3 hrs  
BLY 303 Ecology & Evolution PR 3 hrs  
CH 201 + Lab Organic Chemistry IPR 4 hrs  
PH 114 + Lab Physics with Algebra-Trig IPR 5 hrs  
Spring Semester   16
*EPY 351 Human Growth & Development 3 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
PH 115 + Lab Physics with Algebra-Trig IIPR 5 hrs  
Fourth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*EDM 310 Microcomputing Systems In Edu 3 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
PH 101 + Lab Intro to Astronomy 4 hrs  
Apply for Candidacy    
Spring Semester   13
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
EDU 340 Fundamentals of Teaching (W) 3 hrs  
History/Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
MA 113 Precalculus Trigonometry PR 3 hrs  
Fifth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
EDU 341 Teaching Skills (W) 3 hrs  
EDU 342 Secondary Field Experience 3 hrs  
EDU 363 Teaching Special Needs Learners 3 hrs  
EDU 451 Content Area Literacy 3 hrs  
EDU 456 Teaching Science (fall only)  hrs  
Apply for Graduation    
Spring Semester   9
EDU 468 Internship - Science 9 hrs  
Key
PR=Prerequisite course required
*= Prerequisite for Candidacy
Courses in BOLD indicate Candidacy required
(I)-(V) = General Education Area
(W) = Courses that satisfy USA writing requirement
Designed for students with an ACT-Math score of 22-25, SAT-Math score of 560-590, or Placement score of 70-89.

4-Year Progression Secondary Education 6-12 English/Language Arts

First Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*EH 101 English Comp I (I) 3 hrs  
DRA 110 Intro to Drama (II) 3 hrs  
MA 110 or higher (III) 3 hrs  
PE 100  Concepts of Health & Fitness (V) 3 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Spring Semester   16
*CA 110  Public Speaking (II) 3 hrs  
*EH 102 English Comp II PR(I) 3 hrs  
CA 100 Intro to Communication 3 hrs  
History (IV) 3 hrs  
Science + Lab (III) 4 hrs  
Second Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   16
CA 110 Public Speaking (II) 3 hrs  
CH 131 + Lab General Chemistry IPR 3 hrs  
EH 225 or EH 226 Survey of American Lit PR 3 hrs  
Science + Lab (III) 4 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Spring Semester   16
***EH 314 Medieval Literature L 3 hrs  
***EH 371 Approaches to Eng Grammar (W) 3 hrs  
*EDU 400 Ed of Exceptional Children & Youth 3 hrs  
EH 235 or EH 236 Survey of World Lit PR 3 hrs  
EH 300 Intro to Literary Study PR 3 hrs  
PE 101-157 PE Activity Course (V) 1 hr  
Take AECTP    
Third Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
***EH 331 American Novel to 1900L 3 hrs  
***EH 360 Anglo-Am Poetry since 1900L 3 hrs  
***EH 401 Teaching Composition (W) 3 hrs  
*EDM 310 Microcomputing Systems in Educ 3 hrs  
*EPY 351 Human Growth & Development 3 hrs  
Apply for Candidacy    
Spring Semester   15
EDU 340 Fundamentals of Teaching (W) 3 hrs  
EH 400-499 Elective 3 hrs  
EH 400-499 Elective 3 hrs  
EH 402, 421, 422 3 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Fourth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
EDU 341 Teaching Skills (W) 3 hrs  
EDU 342 Secondary Field Experience 3 hrs  
EDU 363 Teaching Special Needs Learners 3 hrs  
EDU 451 Content Area Literacy (fall only) 3 hrs  
EDU 453 Teaching Lang Sub in Sec Schools 3 hrs  
Apply for Graduation    
Spring Semester   12
EDU 466 Internship - English/LA 9 hrs  
EH 215-236 Elective 3 hrs  
Key
PR=Prerequisite course required
*= Prerequisite for Candidacy
Courses in BOLD indicate Candidacy required
(I)-(V) = General Education Area
(W) = Courses that satisfy USA writing requirement
L=First course in list. See advising sheet for full list.

4-Year Progression Secondary Education 6-12 General Science

First Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*EH 101 English Comp I (I) 3 hrs  
BLY 121 + Lab General Biology 4 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
MA 125 Calculus I PR 4 hrs  
PE 101-157 PE Activity Course (V) 1 hr  
Spring Semester  
17
BLY 122 + Lab General Biology IIPR 4 hrs  
*EH 102 English Comp II PR(I) 3 hrs  
History (IV) 3 hrs  
MA 126 Calculus II PR 4 hrs  
PE 100 Concepts of Health & Fitness (V) 3 hrs  
Second Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   17
*CA 110 Public Speaking (II) 3 hrs  
CH 131 + Lab General Chemistry IPR 4 hrs  
Fine Art (II) 3 hrs  
Literature PR (II) 3 hrs  
MA 227 Calculus IIIPR 4 hrs  
Spring Semester   17
BLY 301 Cell Biology PR 3 hrs  
BLY 302 Genetics PR 3 hrs  
CH 132 + Lab General Chemistry IIPR 4 hrs  
GEO 101 + Lab Atmospheric Processes 4 hrs  
MA 238 Differential Equations PR 3 hrs  
Take AECTP  
 
Third Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
BLY 303 Ecology & Evolution PR 3 hrs  
CH 201 + Lab Organic Chemistry IPR 4 hrs  
PH 114 + Lab Physics with Algebra-Trig IPR 5 hrs  
ST 210 Statistical Reasoning & App 3 hrs  
Spring Semester  
16
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
PH 115 + Lab Physics with Algebra-Trig IIPR 5 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Fourth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   17
*EDM 310 Microcomputing Systems In Edu 3 hrs  
*EDU 400 Ed of Exceptional Children & Youth 3 hrs  
*EPY 351 Human Growth & Development 3 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
PH 101 + Lab Intro to Astronomy 4 hrs  
Apply for Candidacy    
Spring Semester   17
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
BLY 300-499 Elective 4 hrs  
History/Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Literature PR/Fine Art Elective (II) 3 hrs  
EDU 340 Fundamentals of Teaching (W) 3 hrs  
Fifth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
EDU 341 Teaching Skills (W) 3 hrs  
EDU 342 Secondary Field Experience 3 hrs  
EDU 363 Teaching Special Needs Learners 3 hrs  
EDU 451 Content Area Literacy 3 hrs  
EDU 456 Teaching Science (fall only) 3 hrs   
Apply for Graduation  
 
Spring Semester   9
EDU 468 Internship - Science 9 hrs  
Key
PR=Prerequisite course required
*= Prerequisite for Candidacy
Courses in BOLD indicate Candidacy required
(I)-(V) = General Education Area
(W) = Courses that satisfy USA writing requirement
Designed for students with an ACT-Math score of 22-25, SAT-Math score of 560-590, or Placement score of 70-89.

4-Year Progression Secondary Education 6-12 Mathematics

First Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   17
*EH 101 English Comp I (I) 3 hrs  
Fine Art (II) 3 hrs  
History (IV) 3 hrs  
MA 125 Calculus I PR 4 hrs  
Science + Lab (III) 4 hrs  
Spring Semester   17
EH 102 English Comp II PR(I) 3 hrs  
History/Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
MA 126 Calculus II PR 4 hrs  
Science + Lab (III) 4 hrs  
ST 210 Statistical Reasoning & App 3 hrs  
Second Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   16
*CA 110 Public Speaking (II) 3 hrs  
Literature PR (II) 3 hrs  
MA 227 Calculus IIIPR 4 hrs  
MA 237 Linear AlgebraPR 3 hrs  
ST 335 Applied Regression AnalysisPR 3 hrs  
Spring Semester   16
*EDU 400 Ed of Exceptional Children & Youth 3 hrs  
LiteraturePR/Fine Art Elective (II) 3 hrs  
MA 238 Differential EquationsPR 3 hrs  
MA 320 Foundations of MathematicsPR 3 hrs  
PE 100 Concepts of Health & Fitness 3 hrs  
PE 101-157 PE Activity Course 1 hr  
Take AECTP    
Third Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*EDM 310 Microcomputing Systems in Educ 3 hrs  
*EPY 351 Human Growth & Development 3 hrs  
MA 311 Intro to Number TheoryPR (fall only) 3 hrs  
MA 410 History of MathematicsPR (fall only) 3 hrs  
MA 413 Abstract Algebra IPR (fall only) 3 hrs  
Apply for Candidacy    
Spring Semester   15
EDU 340 Fundamentals of Teaching (W) 3 hrs  
MA 300-499 ElectivePR 3 hrs  
MA 321 Elem GeometryPR (spring only) 3 hrs  
MA 400-499 ElectivePR 3 hrs  
Social Science Elective (IV) 3 hrs  
Fourth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
EDU 341 Teaching Skills (W) 3 hrs  
EDU 342 Secondary Field Experience 3 hrs  
EDU 363 Teaching Special Needs Learners 3 hrs  
EDU 451 Content Area Literacy 3 hrs  
EDU 454 Teaching Math (fall only)  hrs  
Apply for Graduation    
Spring Semester   12
EDU 469 Internship - Math 9 hrs  
Social Science Elective 3 hrs  
Key
PR=Prerequisite course required
*= Prerequisite for Candidacy
Courses in BOLD indicate Candidacy required
(I)-(V) = General Education Area
(W) = Courses that satisfy USA writing requirement
Designed for students with an ACT-Math score of 27+, SAT-Math score of 665+, or Math Placement score of 90-100.

4-Year Progression Secondary Education 6-12 Social Science

First Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
*CA 110 Public Speaking (II) 3 hrs  
*EH 101 English Comp I (I) 3 hrs  
HY 101 Western Civ I 3 hrs  
MA 110 or higher (III) 3 hrs  
PSC 130 Intro to US Government 3 hrs  
Spring Semester   16
*EH 102 English Comp II PR(I) 3 hrs  
Fine Art (II) 3 hrs  
HY 135 US History to 1877 3 hrs  
PE 100 Concepts of Health & Fitness (V) 3 hrs  
Science + Lab (III) 4 hrs  
Second Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   16
Fine Art Elective (II) 3 hrs  
HY 102 Western Civ II 3 hrs  
HY 136 US History since 1877 3 hrs  
Literature PR (II) 3 hrs  
Science + Lab (III) 4 hrs  
Spring Semester   18
*EDM 310 Microcomputing Systems in Educ 3 hrs  
*EDU 400 Ed of Exceptional Children & Youth 3 hrs  
ECO 215 Prin of Microeconomics 3 hrs  
HY 103 Asian Civ I L 3 hrs  
PSC 250 or PSC 270 3 hrs  
PSY 120 Introduction to Psychology 3 hrs  
Take AECTP    
Third Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   18
*EPY 351 Human Growth & Development 3 hrs  
ECO 216 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 hrs  
HY 300-499 elective 3 hrs  
HY 300-499 elective 3 hrs  
HY 432 Colonial America L 3 hrs  
SY 109 or AN 100 3 hrs  
Apply for Candidacy    
Spring Semester   16
EDU 340 Fundamentals of Teaching (W) 3 hrs  
GEO 114 or GEO 115 3 hrs  
HY 300-499 elective 3 hrs  
HY 300-499 elective 3 hrs  
HY 441, 442 or 443 (Research Seminar)PR 3 hrs  
PE 101-157 PE Activity Course (V) 1 hr  
Fourth Year Credit Hours
Fall Semester   15
EDU 341 Teaching Skills (W) 3 hrs  
EDU 342 Secondary Field Experience 3 hrs  
EDU 363 Teaching Special Needs Learners 3 hrs  
EDU 451 Content Area Literacy 3 hrs  
EDU 457 Teaching Soc Stu in Sec Schools (fall)  hrs  
Apply for Graduation    
Spring Semester   9
EDU 467 Internship - Social Science 9 hrs  
HY 300-499 elective 3 hrs  
Key
PR=Prerequisite course required
*= Prerequisite for Candidacy
Courses in BOLD indicate Candidacy required
(I)-(V) = General Education Area
(W) = Courses that satisfy USA writing requirement
L=First course in list. See advising sheet for full list.
Department of Leadership and Teacher Education
(251) 380-2175
Chair  Dr. Susan Santoli
Professors Baxter, Giles, Green, Kent, Santoli, Tunks
Associate Professors Bailey, Campbell, Martin, Maulding-Green
Assistant Professors Allison, Brannan, Delmas, Gaillard, Johnson, Morton, Parrish, Reeves
Emeritus Professors Cronis, Culp
Senior Instructor Byrd, Simpson
Instructors Holland, Szatkowski

Department of Leadership and Teacher Education web site 
http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/ceps/lte/

Undergraduate

The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Education leading to Alabama Class B certification in the following areas: Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a major in Early Childhood Studies and Educational Studies.

Graduate

The department offers the M.Ed. degree leading to Alabama Class A Certification in the following areas: Art Education, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The department also offers the Instructional Specialist degree (Ed.S.) leading to Alabama Class AA Certification in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Leadership, Reading Specialist, Secondary Education, Special Education and Teacher Leader. The department offers the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership.