University of Portland

Secondary Education 2011-2012

Bachelor of Science

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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 SP 111 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 3:  ATH 103, EC 202, PS 201, 202, 204, 205, PSY 201(A), 202(A), SOC 204, 205, SP 214 12
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 101 Music Appreciation


ART 204, 205 or 206 History of Western Art





THE 101 Intro. to Theology R 210 4

*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: November 2011