What is needed for the content courses?
As the Iowa Code states: To obtain this endorsement, the applicant must complete the coursework requirements in two of the following content areas:
- Social studies concentration
The social studies concentration requires 12 semester hours of coursework in social studies to include coursework in United States history, world history, government and geography.
- Mathematics concentration
The mathematics concentration requires 12 semester hours in mathematics to include coursework in algebra.
- Science concentration
The science concentration requires 12 semester hours in science to include coursework in life science, earth science, and physical science.
- Language arts concentration
The language arts concentration requires 12 semester hours in language arts to include coursework in composition, language usage, speech, young adult literature, and literature across cultures.