Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Middle/High School Teacher Licensure (Grades 5-12) 2014 and later

Bachelor of Arts in Education

General Education

PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements and equivalencies may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and advisors at their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
PSY 201 Principles of Psychology PSY 201A Introduction to Psychology 4
PSY 321 Human Growth & Development PSY 215 Psychology of Human Development 4
MTH 110 Math for Life MTH 105 Explorations in Mathematics or MTH 111 College Algebra 4 - 5
EDU 330/333 Educational Technology ED 136 Computers in Education 3
EDU 201 Principles of Education ED 224 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 260 Instructional Strategies ED 131 Applied Learning Theory 3
EDU 390 Children with Exceptionalities ED 251 Overview of the Exceptional Learner 3

*Though Concordia may accept some of PCC's 100/200 level courses in lieu of their junior or senior level counterparts, students will need to fulfill the minimum number of 300/400 level credits required for graduation at Concordia.


All Education majors at Concordia must satisfy requirements for two licensure levels. The combinations include Early Childhood and Elementary, or Elementary and Middle School, or Middle School and High School. Additional courses may be needed to satisfy educational endorsements in specialty areas.

Students pursuing a high school licensure must choose from the following endorsements: Art, Biology, Business, Business and Marketing, Chemistry, Health, Language Arts, Marketing, Mathematics (basic or advanced), Physical Education, or Social Studies.

Some of the endorsement requirements may be taken at PCC as part of an Associate's degree. Contact Concordia's Transfer Advisor for more information. In addition to the departmental requirements listed above, students also must complete coursework for university admission, general education requirements, (if not completing an AAOT), and BA requirements. Meet with a PCC Academic Advisor to develop an effective transfer plan that will meet your individual needs.



Last updated: November 2014