Career in Teaching

Educational and Professional Requirements

Educational Requirements:

-Bachelor's degree in education

-Teaching license

-Pass state teaching exams

-Master's degree (only applies in certain states)


Professional Requirements:

-License from state

-Pass several tests on basic subjects

(Some states have different requirements than others)

Top Education/Social Sciences Colleges

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Where is WOU?

  • Location:

- Monmouth, Oregon

-15 miles west of Salem

- Population in 2012: 9,732

  • Fun activities to do in Monmouth:

-Jensen Arctic Museum

-Variety of wine tours and wineries

-Music in the park

-Lots of hiking trails

-Apple-picking (in correct season)

Information about WOU:

About the Campus:

  • Founded in 1856
  • Public, coed college
  • Rural setting
  • Campus size= 157 acres


The cost:

  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,818 (2012-2013)
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $20,934 (2012-2013)


About the Academics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: 20:1
  • 51.6 percent of WOU classes have fewer than 20 students
  • Five most Popular Majors at WOU:

- Education, General

-Business/Commerce, General

-Psychology, General

-Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

-Health and Wellness, General

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 5,387 students
  • Graduate enrollment: 800 students


Programs:

  • Scholarship Sports:

-Men and Women's Basketball

-Men's Football

-Men and Women's skiing (alpine)

-Women's Soccer

  • 64 registered clubs and organizations
  • Aquatics
  • Climbing
  • Club sports
  • Fitness
  • Intramurals
  • Informal Rec
  • Outdoor Programs
  • Triathlon
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Where is Appalachian State University?

  • Location:

-Boone, North Carolina

-Current population: 18,089

-Highest elevation (3,300 feet) out of any town its size east of the Mississippi River

-Atop the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina

-Named "Boone" after famous pioneer and explorer, Daniel Boone

  • Fun Activities to do in Boone:

-Blue Ridge Park

-Drive up Grandfather Mountain and visit the mile-high swinging bridge

-Daniel Boone Native Gardens

-Linville Caverns

-Visit Mystery Hill

-Ski resorts (winter)

-Zip-line Adverntures

Information about Appalachian State

About the Campus:

  • Founded in 1899
  • Public, coed college
  • Rural setting
  • Campus size: 1,300 acres
  • Ranked #9 for Regional Universities (South)


The Cost:

  • In-state tuition and fees: $6,462
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $18,760
  • Application fee: $55


About the Academics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: 16:1
  • 41.5% of classes have fewer than 20 students
  • Five most popular Majors at Appalachian State University:

-Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

-Education

-Social Sciences

-Psychology

-Visual and Performing Arts

  • Four-year Graduation Rate: 40%
  • Total Undergraduate enrollment: 15,712
  • Total Graduate enrollment: 1,877


Programs:

  • Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA 1
  • Scholarship Sports:

-Men's Baseball

-Men and Women's Basketball

-Men and Women's Cross Country

-Women's Field Hockey

-Men's Football

-Men and Women's Soccer

-Men and Women's Golf

-Women's Softball

-Men and Women's Tennis

-Men and Women's Track and Field (Indoor and Outdoor)

-Women's Volleyball

-Men's Wrestling

  • 289 registered clubs and organizations
  • Student Government
  • Publications/Media
  • Multicultural Interests
  • Greek Life
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Where is University of Washington?

  • Location:

-Seattle, Washington

-Seattle population: 634,535 (2012)

-Home to Seattle Seahawks football team

-About 90 air miles east of Pacific ocean coastline

  • Fun Activities to do in Chicago:

-Explore Pikes Place Market

-See/tour the Space Needle

-Seattle Aquarium

-Woodland Park/Zoo

-Seattle Waterfront Ferris Wheel

-Experience Music Project

-Seattle Art Museum

-Ride a Ferry

Information About University Of Washington

About the Campus:

  • Founded in 1861
  • Urban Setting
  • Public, coed college
  • Campus Size: 703 acres
  • Located in the University District Neighborhood (A.K.A. the U district)


The Cost:

  • In-state tuition and fees: $12,383
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $29,938
  • Application Fee: $60


About the Academics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: 12:1
  • 37.6% of classes have fewer than 20 students
  • Five-most popular Majors:

-Social Sciences

-Biological and biomedical Sciences

-Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

-Engineering

-Visual and Performing Arts

  • Four-year graduation rate: 56%
  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 28,933
  • Total graduate enrollment: 13,635


Programs:

  • Part of NCAA 1 athletic conference
  • Scholarship Sports:

-Men's Baseball

-Men's Basketball

-Men and Women's Cross Country

-Men's football

-Women's gymnastics

-Men and Women's soccer

-Women's softball

-Men and women's tennis

-Men and women's track and field (Indoor and outdoor)

-Women's volleyball

  • 791 registered clubs and programs at University of Washington
  • Academics
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Fraternities and Sororities
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Performing
  • Recreation
  • Special Interest
  • Plus many more...