Students have the option of completing one of four secondary education teaching majors through the College of Arts and Sciences. Completion of the major leads to a bachelor's degree in one of four areas: English, Life Sciences, Mathematics, or Social Studies. For more information about these majors, please see the following:
Secondary Education Licensure
Students who want to earn Minnesota Teaching Licensure for Secondary Education (Grades 5-12) can do so through a collaborative program between the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Urban Education. In addition to completing a College of Arts and Sciences secondary education teaching major, students must also complete all professional courses and licensure requirements determined by the state of Minnesota. Upon program completion, students are recommended for licensure in one of the following four areas: English, Life Sciences, Mathematics, or Social Studies.
Please note that the university's School of Urban Education has the primary responsibility for recommending students for licensure.