Academic Plan

Wondering if you will be able to graduate in four years?
Thinking about what classes you will take?

See below for a sample academic plan for student teaching in the spring. Contact Director of Teacher Education Tom Sargent for a plan if you want to student-teach in the fall or for any other questions.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

COMM 101
INTG 101 ILA (core)
Foreign Language1
Content Area Course3

ENGL 110
Content Area Course3
Foreign Language1

Second Year

EDST 151
EDST 220
EDST 250
Content Area Course3

EDST 215
Science: Life/Physical with Lab
QRP-Content Area Course3
Content Area Course3

Third Year

*MCTE 200
*MCTE 300
MCTE 333
Content Area Course3
Content Area Course3

Beauty & Meaning: Appreciation/Participation
MCTE 302
MCTE 333

*MCTE 370/1/2/4
Content Area Course3
Content Area Course3

Fourth Year

MCTE 305
MCTE 310
MCTE 312
MCTE 333
Content Area Course3
Content Area Course3

*MCTE 470
*MCTE 475


  • Bold indicates course must be taken in this term
  • Underline indicates course must be taken in sequence
  • Regular type indicates flexibility when course is taken
  • An asterisk (*) indicates that a prerequisite exists for the course


  1. If advanced placement at the 102 level is earned for the general education requirement these may become elective courses.
  2. If piano is the major instrument, an additional applied lesson is not required.
  3. Credit for ensemble participation will only be counted up to 2.5 course credits toward the 32 courses required for graduation.
  4. Counts toward the Beauty and Meaning in Works of Art requirement.
  5. All coursework toward the major and licensure must earn a grade of “C” or higher.