Students have the option of completing one of two secondary education teaching majors through the College of Liberal Arts. Completion of the major leads to a bachelor's degree in one of two areas: English or Social Studies. For more information about these majors, please see the following:

  • English Teaching
  • Social Studies Teaching

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 Liberal Arts and the School of Urban Education. In addition to completing a College of Liberal Arts 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 two areas: English or Social Studies.

Please note that the university's School of Urban Education has the primary responsibility for recommending students for licensure.