Psychology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Psychology

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
LOPER 7: Social Sciences
General Psychology
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness (Optional)0
Program Specified Requirements
ENG 102Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research3
Choose 1 course from the following:3
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
World Regional Geography
Human Geography
Geography of the United States and Canada
History of Science & Medicine
History of Religions in the World
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
American History
American History
Democracy and Global Citizenship
Introduction to International Relations
Introduction to Sociology
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 225
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Complete all required courses 336
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum23
Total Credit Hours120


Psychology Subject Endorsement Requirements
PSY 230Human Development3
PSY 250Behavioral Statistics3
PSY 270Research Methods I3
PSY 271Research Methods II3
PSY 313Physiological Psychology3
PSY 318Experimental Social Psychology3
PSY 406Theories of Personality3
PSY 407Psychopathology3
PSY 430Memory and Cognition3
SOSC 370Social Science of the High School3
PSY 450Psychological Testing3
or PSY 455 Adolescent Psychology
PSY 495Psychological Inquiry3
Total Credit Hours36

Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.


Students must complete 12 hours of their upper-level Psychology courses at UNK.