Requirements – P-12

P-12 Certification: 48-57 Hours

(Kentucky Certification in Education Kindergarten through grade 12)

Academic Major

Students wishing to be certified for grades P-12 must choose an academic major such as Art, Health Education (may be added to Physical Education Certification), Integrated Music, Physical Education. A major includes a 30-semester hour minimum. (“C” minimum is required in each course.) A student must meet academic program requirements set forth elsewhere in this bulletin.

P-12 Certification: 48-57 Hours
(Kentucky Certification in Education Kindergarten through grade 12)
Professional Education Courses: a ``C'' or better grade is required in each of these courses.
ED 1100Introduction to Education
ED 2302 Educational Technology (replaces CL 1101 in gen. ed.)
ED 2303Exceptional Child
ED 3308Educational Psychology
ED 3311Methods and Materials High School
ED 3312 Subject Area Methods and Materials
ED 4203 Sr. Seminar/Portfolio Development
ED 4300 Discipline/Classroom Management
EDSE 4601 Student Teaching
EDSE 4602 Student Teaching
PEH 2300Contemporary Health Topics
Must take one of the following:
EDMG 2301Adolescent Development
PSY 2301Human Development
Supporting Requirements
These courses may be used to satisfy the general education requirements.
ED 2300Foundations of Education
Must take one of the following:
POLS 1301American National Government
POLS 2302State and Local Government

Must complete a minimum of six hours of the same foreign language or CLEP test credit. unless the content major requires intermediate proficiency in which case the student must take twelve hours. Spanish is recommended.

Additional course descriptions can be found within disciplinary listings.