Teacher Education Minor in Secondary School Teaching

for the Teacher Education Minor in Secondary School Teaching

college of education

associate dean for undergraduate programs: Nancy Latham

secondary education adviser: Kelli Halfman

department office: 110 Education Building

1310 South Sixth Street

Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 333-2800

college of liberal arts & sciences

executive assistant dean: Bob Steltman

department office: 2002 Lincoln Hall

702 South Wright Street

Urbana, IL 61801

overview of college admissions & requirements:

admissions information: secedadvising@education.illinois.edu

college websites: https://education.illinois.edu/ & https://las.illinois.edu/

grainger college of engineering

department office: 1110 West Green St

Urbana, IL 61801

overview of college admissions and requirements: 

admissions information: https://physics.illinois.edu/academics/undergraduates/curriculum

college websites: https://education.illinois.edu/ & https://physics.illinois.edu/

This minor is a component of the teaching option within the following majors: Integrative Biology, Molecular and Cellular BiologyChemistry, English, Geology, History, Mathematics, and Physics. Enrollment is limited to candidates in these options. Students are admitted into the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' or Grainger College of Engineering major of interest and apply to enter the minor in their sophomore year.  

Requirements for the Teacher Education in Secondary School Teaching Minor

Professional Education Required Courses
EDUC 201Identity and Difference in Education 13
EDUC 202Social Justice, School and Society 13
CI 401Introductory Teaching in a Diverse Society3
CI 403Teaching a Diverse High School Student Population3
CI 404Teaching and Assessing Secondary School Students3
CI 473Disciplinary Literacy3
EPSY 201Educational Psychology 1, 23
EPSY 485Assessing Student Performance3
SPED 405General Educator's Role in Special Education3
EDPR 442Educational Practice in Secondary Education12
Total Hours39-40

EDUC 201, EDUC 202 and EPSY 201 can be completed at any time during the degree and are not pre-requisites to apply for the minor. 


PSYC 100 is a pre-requisite for EPSY 201.