This program will be discontinued pending approval.

Major Requirements 40-45 Credits
TAL 101Social and Technological Foundations of Education.3
TAL 103Psychological Foundations of Education (for Secondary English majors only)3
TAL 305Classroom and Behavior Management3
TAL 306Field Experience Seminar I0
TAL 404Content Area Literacy in the Secondary Classroom3
Choose one of the following:3
ESOL Curriculum and Methods and Assessments ((English Majors only))
Field Experience Seminar Ii
TAL 434Specialized Instructional Strategies/Transition3
Choose one of the following:3
Issues and Strategies for ESOL (Non-English Majors Only)
Language Development for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children (English Majors Only)
TAL 572Student Teaching in the Secondary School.9
TAL 580Seminar on Teaching3
Select one of the following as appropriate for the subject area:3
Instruction and Assessment in Secondary English Language Arts
Instruction and Assessment in Secondary Mathematics
Instruction and Assessment in Secondary Science
Instruction and Assessment In Secondary Social Studies
Other Required Courses
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
MTH 101Algebra for College Students3
MTH 113Finite Mathematics3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 9
STEM Cognate9
Major Courses33
General Electives21
Total Credit Hours120
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Please note: Students may not register for classes above TAL 404 without admission to Teacher Candidacy.

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
TAL 101 Social and Technological Foundations of Education. 3
TAL 103 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 101 Algebra for College Students 3
Major Course 3
UMX 100 The University Of Miami Experience 0
 Credit Hours15
Spring
TAL 305 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
TAL 306 Field Experience Seminar I (online component) 0
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
MTH 113 Finite Mathematics 3
Major Course 3
STEM Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Two
Fall
Choose one of the following: 3
Language Development for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children (English Majors Only)  
Issues and Strategies for ESOL (Non-English Majors)  
Major Course 3
STEM Cognate 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
TAL 404 Content Area Literacy in the Secondary Classroom 3
Choose one of the following: 3
ESOL Curriculum and Methods and Assessments (English Majors Only)  
Field Experience Seminar Ii  
Major Course 3
STEM Cognate 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
Fall
Choose one of the following: 1 3
Instruction and Assessment in Secondary English Language Arts  
Instruction and Assessment in Secondary Mathematics  
Instruction and Assessment in Secondary Science  
Instruction and Assessment In Secondary Social Studies  
Major Course 3
Major Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Spring
TAL 434 Specialized Instructional Strategies/Transition 3
Major Course 3
Major Course 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Year Four
Fall
TAL 572 Student Teaching in the Secondary School. 9
TAL 580 Seminar on Teaching 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
Major Course 3
Major Course 3
Major Course 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120