A candidate seeking a Bachelors Degree in a content area will obtain the knowledge, skills and dispositions to teach students ages 10-21. The program includes a Liberal Arts Sequence, Teacher Education Core Courses, and approved content major or minor.
A degree candidate in the Secondary Education program will demonstrate competency in the Interstate Teaching Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Model Core Teaching Standards for children ages 10–21.
Silver Lake College offers Wisconsin certification in the following majors/minors; Biology, Computer Science, English, History, Mathematics, Natural Science, Psychology and Social Science. In addition Art and Music have programs as well.
To be licensed in Wisconsin, you will complete a major and/or minor in one of the content areas. For specific details on your content area, please see the specific pages about that subject and also complete the following education courses.
|CORE Courses – Required of Education Majors||44 credits|
|EDU 163 Educational Foundations||3|
|EDU 165 Orientation to Teacher Education||1|
|EDU 203 Technology and Media in Education||3|
|EDU 269 Differences in Development||3|
|EDU 270 Educational Psychology||3|
|EDU 271 Curriculum and Methods||3|
|EDU 359 Clinic (3 required)||3|
|EDU 360 Teaching Reading and Writing||3|
|EDU 361 Professional Seminar||1|
|EDU 335 Classroom Assessment and Adaptations||3|
|EDU 420 Classroom and Behavior Management||3|
|___ 453 Student Teaching in content area||12|
|PSY 274 Life Span Development||3|
|Secondary Education Courses||2-4 credits|
|___ 443 Curriculum and Methods in content major||
|___ 443 Curriculum and Methods in content minor
(if taking additional minor)
|BIO 180 Environmental Education
(required for biology, science, history, social studies, psychology)
Go to our course information page to browse our current course schedule.