Teacher Licensure Programs

The Education Studies Department offers majors in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Secondary Education, which lead to initial teacher licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Students studying in the education studies department are required to double major.

Early Childhood Education, B.A.

The Early Childhood Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Early Childhood: Teacher of Students with and without Disabilities, PK-2. Students are required to double major in one of the areas listed below.

Elementary Education, B.A.

The Elementary Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Elementary, 1-6. Students are required to double major in one of the areas listed below.

Special Education, B.A.

The Special Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Teacher of Students With Moderate Disabilities, PK-8. Students are required to double major in one of the areas listed below.

Education majors desiring teacher licensure must also complete a major from the following list:
American Studies History
Anthropology Interdisciplinary Studies
Astronomy Mathematics
Biochemistry Music
Biology Neuroscience
Catholic Studies Philosophy
Chemistry Physics
Cross-Disciplinary Performance Political Science & International Relations
Dance Psychology
Earth & Planetary Science Religious Studies
Economics Sociology
English Studio Arts
Environmental Sciences & Studies Theater
Foreign Languages Theology
Gender & Sexuality Studies Visual Studies

 

Secondary Education, B.A.

The Secondary Education major leads to initial licensure from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in one of the following areas: Biology (8-12), Chemistry (8-12), English (8-12), Foreign Language – French (5-12), Foreign Language – Spanish (5-12), History (8-12), Mathematics (8-12). Students are required to double major in the content area they wish to teach.

Education majors desiring teacher licensure must also complete a major from the following list:
Biology Spanish
Chemistry History
English Mathematics
French