Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Secondary Education 2014-2015

Bachelor of Science

General Education

Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
Common Education Requirements
ED 150 Introduction to Education No PCC Equivalent -
ED 231 MS/HS Human Development PSY 215 Human Development 4
ED 320 Foundations of Education *ED 224 Foundations of Education 3
ED 330 Policies and Practices for Diverse Learners

ED 251 Overview of Exceptional Learners

ED 270 Practicum

ENG 107 College Writing WR 121 & 122 English Composition 8
CST 107 Effective Public Speaking I COMM111 Public Speaking 4
Core Requirements
ENG 112 Introduction to Literature ENG 104 Introduction to Literature 4
PHL 150 Introductory Philosophy PHL 201 Introduction to Philosophy 4
PHL 220 Ethics PHL 202 Elementary Ethics 4

Social Science Electives (UP Core)*

Choose 2 different disciplines
*Any 2:  ATH 103, EC 202, PS 201, 202, 204, 205, PSY 201(A), 202(A), SOC 204, 205, SP 214 8
HST 210 or 211 History of the U.S. HST 201 or 202 or 203 U.S. History 4
MTH 161 Elementary Statistics

MTH 243 Statistics I

Science Elective Any BI, CH, ESR, G, GS, or PHY course 4-5
ENV182 Environmental Science ESR 171, 172, or 173 Env. Science: Biological, Chemical, or Geological Perspectives 4
FA 207 Fine Arts

TA 101 Theatre Appreciation or

MUS 105 Music Appreciation


ART 204, 205 or 206 History of Western Art





*Social Science electives should be a broad, comprehensive look at social life through the lens of two different disciplines. If you are getting a Social Studies endorsement, take EC 202, SOC 204 or 205, and an elective.

Endorsements are available in: Biology, Chemistry, French, German, Language Arts, Advanced Math, Physics, Social Studies, and Spanish

Students may add any of the following special endorsements to basic elementary or basic secondary licensure requirements: drama, basic mathematics, reading, or special education. Details on requirements may be obtained through the School of Education, 971-722-7135.



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

Last updated: August 2014