Course descriptions can be accessed via the Iowa State course catalog.


  • SP ED 501: Teaching Secondary Students with Exceptionalities in General Education
  • EDUC 506: Social Justice Education and Teaching: Advanced
  • EDUC 521: Introduction to Mathematics & Science Teaching and Learning (with 12 hours of field experience)
  • EDUC 580: Studies in the Foundations of Education in the United States
  • EDUC 595: Teaching Disciplinary Literacy


  • EDUC 505: Using Technology in Learning and Teaching
  • EDUC 518: A Research-Based Framework for Teaching Science
  • EDUC 591D: practicum – 96 hours supervised field experience. Two 1.5 credit registrations (one for middle school and one for high school)


  • EDUC 517: Student teaching – 8 credit registrations: Placement coordinator will indicate which to register for
  • EDUC 519: A Research-Based Framework for Teaching Science

Total Required Credits = 35