Certifications


Students with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in need of education courses for professional certification are eligible to take baccalaureate level courses through the School of Education. To enroll, students will need to follow the process outlined below:

  1. Have an active non-degree student application on file for the semester they will enroll (or change their status to non-degree).
  2. Provide the School of Education with a copy of the Official Statement of Status of Eligibility from the Florida Department of Education outlining their individual teacher certification requirements.  This can be faxed to (239) 432-5209.
  3. Once the proper documentation has been received, students must contact the School of Education (239) 489-9369 for assistance with enrollment.

Below, please find courses that are offered within the education baccalaureate programs that can be used to fulfill teacher certification requirements in the professional education areas.

Students are always encouraged to clarify, with the Florida Department of Education- Teacher Certification Office, that courses selected will fulfill their individual requirements.

Course(s)
 (in bold by subject code/catalog #)

Planned Term Offered

Credit
Hours

Online Course Available

Foundations of Education (credit in both Sociological & Psychological areas needed)

Sociological Foundations (3 cr.)

EDF 2005  Introduction to Teaching Profession or

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

Yes

EDF 2085 Introduction to Diversity for Educators    

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

 

Psychological Foundations (3 cr.) General Psychology is a prerequisite to the EDF 3214 course:

DEP 2004 Developmental Psychology for the Life Span

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

Yes

EDF 3214  Human Development & Learning

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

Yes

 



General Methods

ESE 4323  Educational Assessment

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

Yes

EDG 3410  Classroom Management & Communication

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

 

EDG 3620 Curriculum and Instruction

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

 

Classroom Management including safe environments

EDG 3410 Classroom Management &
Communication

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

 

Human Development and Learning

EDF 3214 Human Development & Learning

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

Yes

Educational Assessment (to include student achievement data)

ESE 4323 Educational Assessment

Fall, Spring,  Summer

 

Yes

 

Effective Instructional Strategies (to meet the needs of the diverse learner)

EDG 3620  Curriculum and Instruction

Fall, Spring, Summer

3

 

 

Special Methods (specific to certification area) Edison State College offers:

MAE 4330C  Teaching Methods in Secondary School Mathematics with practicum

Fall

4

 

MAE 3321C  Teaching Geometry in Middle School with Practicum

Spring

4

 

SCE 3320C Teaching Methods in High School Science with Practicum

Fall

4

 

SCE 3420C Teaching Physical Science in Middle School
with practicum

Spring

4

 

EDE 4304C Integrated Math & Science
with practicum

Spring

4

 

EDE 4226C Integrated Language Arts, Social Science & Literature with practicum

Fall

4

 

Edison State College does not offer a certification option to obtain the practical teaching experience requirement (individuals would need to complete a supervised internship or complete 2 years of full time teaching in the appropriate grade level or school).

 


For course availability (days & times), please refer to the online schedule of courses.