Programs of Study

Advising Center: College of Education
Advising for Undergraduate Programs & Teacher Licensure

Undergraduate Teacher Licensure Programs

IMPORTANT: Transfer and/or readmitted students must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative college GPA to enter any of the licensure programs listed below.  Students who do not meet this requirement but do meet general admission requirements may be admitted into non-licensure programs such as MDS (Multidisciplinary Studies) General.

  • The following undergraduate and teacher licensure programs of study are advised through the College of Education Advising Center:

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  • ARED (Art Education)
  • CFS (Child and Family Studies) Early Childhood
  • EXPW (Exercise Science) Licensure
  • MDS (Multidisciplinary Studies) Elementary
  • MDS (Multidisciplinary Studies) ESL
  • MDS-General (Multidisciplinary Studies): 
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  • MDS (Multidisciplinary Studies) Middle School
  • MUED (Music Education)
  • MUS (Music Performance)
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Biology
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Chemistry
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Earth & Space Science
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Economics
  • SEED (Secondary Education) English
  • SEED (Secondary Education) French
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Geography
  • SEED (Secondary Education) German
  • SEED (Secondary Education) History
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Mathematics: 
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  • SEED (Secondary Education) Physics
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Political Science
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Spanish
  • SEED (Secondary Education) Speech & Theatre
  • SPE (Special Education) Comprehensive
  • SPE (Special Education) Modified

More detailed information about the above teacher licensure programs of study can be found under "Academic Organization and Programs of Study" in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Distance Learning Teacher Licensure Program | 2+2 Program Partnership with Community Colleges

  • The 2 + 2 Program offers on-site delivery of the third and fourth years of the College of Education’s teacher licensure program at surrounding community colleges, and is designed to mirror the quality of on-campus classes while increasing accessibility. 
  • Currently, the Elementary Education concentration is offered through these partner campuses: 
    • Hamilton County
    • Motlow State (MCMinnville & Moore County)
    • Pellissippi State (Hardin Valley)
    • Roane State (Crossville, Harriman, Oak Ridge & Scott County)
    • NOTE: The Early Childhood Education (ECED) program is currently only offered at the Roane State-Oak Ridge campus.

    Undergraduate Non-Licensure Programs

      The following non-teacher licensure programs of study are offered in Exercise Science, Physical Education & Wellness (EXPW):

      • EXPW (Exercise Science) Coaching & Sports Administration
      • EXPW (Exercise Science) Fitness & Wellness
      • EXPW (Exercise Science) Pre-Occupational Therapy
      • EXPW (Exercise Science) Pre-Physical Therapy
      • EXPW (Exercise Science) Recreation & Leisure

      More detailed information about the above Exercise Science programs of study can be found under "Academic Organization and Programs of Study" in the Undergraduate Catalog.

       Post Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Programs

      • The Post-Baccalaureate Program is designed to grant teacher licensure to interested individuals who have completed a bachelor's degree in an area that did not lead to teacher licensure.
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