Stephen F. Austin State University

Undergraduate Certification

Secondary Education Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Certification

Certification and Minor

The Secondary Education program offers secondary or EC-12 certification through general coursework and a SED Minor. Students may obtain certification through coursework if their major does not accept the SED minor.

Certification Areas
Secondary All-Level
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (Grades 6-12) Art (Grades EC-12)
Chemistry (Grades 7-12) Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Grades EC-12)
Dance (Grades 8-12) French (Grades EC-12)
English Language Arts and Reading (Grades 7-12) Music (Grades EC-12)
Family and Consumer Sciences (Grades 6-12) Physical Education (Grades EC-12)
History (Grades 7-12) Spanish (Grades EC-12)
Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Sciences (Grades 8-12) Special Education (Grades EC-12)
Human Development and Family Studies (Grades 8-12) Theatre (Grades EC-12)
Life Science (Grades 7-12)
Mathematics (Grades 7-12)
Physical Science (Grades 6-12)
Social Studies (Grades 7-12)
Speech (Grades 7-12)
Technology Applications (Grades 8-12)

Prerequisite requirements for admission to the program and minor include HMS 203 and Admission to Teacher Education.

Requirements for certification listed under the College of Education in this bulletin are SED 370, 371, 372, 450, 450L, 460, 442, and 443.

Requirements for the SED minor are SED 370, 371, 372, 450, 450L, 460, 442, and 443. These courses total 24 hours for the minor.

Complete this during the semester prior to taking SED 450/450L.

Courses in Secondary Education (SED)

To see a listing of the all the necessary standards, addressed by course, and key assessments, click here.

For more information, please contact the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at 468-2908 or Dr. Linda Black, Program Coordinator at