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Full List of Licenses

License nameDPI LIcense CodeGrade Levels
Broad Field Language Arts13016-12
English13006-12
Journalism13106-12
Speech13206-12
Broad Field Science16016-12
Biology16056-12
Chemistry16106-12
Earth/Space Science16356-12
Environmental Studies16156-12
Physics16256-12
Computer Science14056-12
Broad Field Social Studies17016-12
Economics17106-12
Geography17156-12
History17256-12
Political Science17356-12
Psychology17406-12
Sociology17456-12
Mathematics14006-12
Technology & Engineering1220K-12

English Language Arts

Recommended for students who wish to obtain the English Language Arts licensure to teach grades 4 through 12. 

Requirements:  The ACT student will complete the equivalent of a Secondary English Education Major. The coursework for this licensure program includes the following.

  • 36 credits of English content area coursework
  • 30 credits of ACT Education coursework
  • Proof of an undergraduate degree, including evidence of basic skills in Math and English.

Please note this is a licensure-only program. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in English content area coursework or pass a Praxis II subtest. You will also be required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in your ACT Education coursework to be licensed.

Broadfield Natural Science Major

Recommended for students who wish to obtain the Middle and High School Natural Science licensure to teach grades 4 through 12.

Requirements: The ACT student will complete the equivalent of a Secondary Middle and High School Natural Science major. The coursework for this licensure program includes the following.

  • 48-51 Credits of Science Area Coursework that includes a minor (24 credits) in one of the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics and a minimum of 8 credits in each of the other areas.
  • 30 credits of ACT Education coursework
  • Proof of an undergraduate degree, including evidence of basic skills in Math and English.
  • Environmental studies requirement (may be included as a course in one of the four science areas.)

Please note this is a licensure-only program. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in Science content area coursework or pass a Praxis II subtest. You will also be required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in your ACT education coursework to be licensed.

Middle and High School Social Studies

Recommended for students who wish to obtain the Middle and High School Social Studies license to teach grades 4 through 12.

Requirements: The ACT student will complete the equivalent of a Secondary Middle and High School Social Science Education Major. The coursework for this licensure program includes the following:

  • 45 Credits of Social Science content area coursework, including a minor (24 credits) in one of the following areas: Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
  • A minimum of 9 credits in one of the above areas which have not been selected for the minor, a minimum of 6 credits in one of the above areas which have not been selected for the minor, and a minimum of 3 (credits) in each of the remaining areas.
  • 30 credits of ACT Education coursework
  • Environmental studies requirement (3 credits)
  • Proof of an undergraduate degree, including evidence of basic skills in Math and English.

Please note this is a licensure-only program. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in Social Science area coursework or pass a Praxis II subtest. You will also be required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in your ACT education coursework to be licensed.

Computer Science

Recommended for students who wish to obtain a Computer Science license to teach grades 4 through 12. 

Requirements: The ACT student will complete the equivalent of a Secondary Computer Science major. The coursework for this licensure program includes the following:

  • 39 Credits of Computer Science content area coursework. 
  • 30 credits of ACT Education coursework.
  • Proof of an undergraduate degree, including evidence of basic skills in Math and English. 

Please note this is a licensure-only program. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in Computer Science area coursework or pass a Praxis II subtest. You will also be required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in your ACT education coursework to be licensed. 

Mathematics Major

Required Units (Credits): 36 minimum credits

Core Mathematics Courses:

  • Mathematics 171 Calculus I (4 credits)
  • Mathematics 172 Calculus II (4 credits)
  • Mathematics 256 Intro to Linear Mathematics (3 credits)

Required Courses in addition to the Core Courses

Mathematics: Mathematics 301, 331; 333 or 334; 485; plus one course from: Mathematics 342, 346, or 349

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department’s offerings to meet the minimum requirement selected so that at least one elective is selected from two of the following four areas (may not be double counted from the required courses):

  • Algebra-Mathematics 342, 346, or 349
  • Geometry/Topology-Mathematics 333, 334, or 480
  • Probability/Statistics-Mathematics 302, 304, 305, 381, 385, 386, 401, or 402
  • Computing-Mathematics 352, 355, 356, or 357
  • Analysis-Mathematics 371, 375, 376, or 467

Technology Education Major

Technology content course – 36 credits

  • Construction – 9 credits in courses such as home building, carpentry, HVAC, architecture, drafting, CAD Design, civil engineering, architecture, home maintenance or residential wiring
  • Transportation – 9 credits in courses such as introduction to transportation, auto mechanics, small engines, diesel engines, power and energy or collision repair.
  • Manufacturing/Engineering – 9 credits in courses such as introduction to manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, computer integrated manufacturing, wood, plastic and metal fabrication, bioengineering, engineering of [X], machine tools, woodworking technics/cabinetmaking, welding or environmental technologies.
  • Communications/IT – 9 credits in courses such as web design, robotics, Audio/Visual production, desktop publishing, digital electronics, graphics technology, communications, photography, printing technology, networking or computer science.

Technology Education courses – 9 credits

  • Principles of Technology Education (3 credits)
  • Methods of Teaching Technology Education (3 credits)
  • Career and College Program Planning (3 credits)

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