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Add-on Endorsements

With the exception of PreK-3, Elementary Education, Leadership, School Counseling and Reading Specialist, APSU will submit add-on endorsements for the approved programs for initial endorsements based on a passing Praxis II content exam.  An individual who has a secondary endorsement may add another secondary endorsement by passing the required Praxis II exam for the subject area.  The addition of the PreK-3 and Elementary Education K-6 requires a passing score on all Praxis II content exams and the following additional coursework:

Undergraduate coursework required for additional endorsement in PreK-3:

EC 2200 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)

Psy 3110 Child Psychology (3)

Sped 3100 Early Childhood Special Education (3)

EC 3010 Early Literacy Development (3)

EC 4020 Developmentally Appropriate Practice (3)

EC 4030 Evaluation and Assessment: Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 3 (3)

EC 4040 Problem Solving: Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 3 (3)

Graduate coursework required for additional endorsement in PreK-3:

EC 5160 Learning Styles of Culturally Different (3)

EC 5170 Seminar on Evaluation/Assessment (3)

EC 5140 Application of Developmental Theory (3)

EC 5130 Trends/Issues in Early Childhood (3)

Rdg 5361 Teaching Reading (3)

Educ 5360 Teaching Science and Social Studies (3)

Math 5100 Teaching Mathematics (3)

Undergraduate coursework required for additional endorsement in Elementary K-6:

Math 4100 Teach Math K-3 (3)

Rdg 4010 Language Arts: K-6 (3)

Rdg 4020 Reading: K-3 (3)

Rdg 4030 Literacy Upper Grades (3)

Educ 4040 Teaching Social Studies: K-6 (3)

Sci 4020 Teaching Science: K-6 (4)

Math 4150 Teaching Math 4-6 (3)

Graduate coursework required for additional endorsement in Elementary Education K-6:

Rdg 5361 Teaching Reading (3)                            

Rdg 5362 Reading Difficulties (3)    

Rdg 5363 Teaching Lang Arts and Literature (3)        

Educ 5360 Teaching Science and Social Studies  (3)

Math 5100 Teaching Mathematics (3)

 

Teachers who have a PreK-3 or Elementary Education K-6 license who wish to add an additional endorsement, must meet with Jana Hatcher (Licensure Coordinator) to determine coursework needed before completing the Praxis II content exam in the endorsement area sought. Teachers in secondary programs who feel they may need additional coursework before taking the Praxis II content exams, may talk to the program coordinators for suggested coursework.