The Teacher Education Minor is designed to satisfy certification requirements to teach in public schools in the State of Florida at the Middle and Secondary Education grades 6-12, Foreign Language, Music and Dance grades K-12 leads to fulfillment of the Florida Department of Education’s (FLDOE) certification requirements.

All Teacher Education Minor students are assigned a Teacher Education Advisor.



The Teacher Education Minor is comprised of 15 credit hours with a grade of “C” or higher in each course.

Code Course Credit
EDU 102 Human Development & Learning 3
EDU 457 Mainstreaming and Classroom Management 3
EDU 401 Measurement, Evaluation & Assessment in Education 3

EDU 486

Reading & Learning Skills in Content Areas for Middle & High School Teachers


EDU 432 Effective Instructional Strategies * 3
                        Total: 15

* Students seeking certification in Foreign Language, Music or Dance must replace EDU 432: Effective Instructional Strategies with one of the following courses:

Foreign Language Majors
EDU 485

Methods of Teaching Foreign Language: K-12
(Independent Study through Foreign Language Dept.)

Music Majors
MUS 361
or MUS 363
Methods of Teaching Music in the Elementary
Secondary School
Dance Majors DANC 335SI Methods & Strategies of Teaching Dance​