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Secondary Education Minor (Licensure Program)

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Department Chairperson:

Margaret Pierce
Office: Education Building 205
Phone: 508-565-1901

The Department of Education Studies offers a minor in Secondary Education which leads to initial licensure in classroom teaching in one of the following areas: Biology (8-12), Chemistry (8-12), English (8-12), Foreign Language-French (5-12), Foreign Language-Spanish (5-12), History (8-12), Mathematics (8-12).

The minor in Secondary Education requires the completion of nine courses.


In order to register for EDU 437 - Practicum: Secondary Education 5-12 Level  or EDU 439 - Practicum: Secondary Education 8-12 Level  and EDU 440 - Practicum: Reflective Seminar , the Secondary Education minor must:

  • hold a cumulative GPA of 3.00;
  • pass all appropriate sections of the Massachusetts Tests of Educational Licensure (MTEL); and
  • complete all Education coursework, or obtain consent of the Department Chair.

EDU 437  or EDU 439  may be completed either fall or spring semester of senior year, in consultation with the student’s education advisor.

Complete a Liberal Arts/Science Major

In addition to Education coursework, Secondary Education minors must complete a liberal arts/science major from the following list: Biology, Chemistry, English, Foreign Language (French and/or Spanish), History, or Mathematics.

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