Teacher Certification

Middle School Endorsement Courses

You must have a minimum of 18 semester hours in the discipline or field to be eligible for these endorsements.

General Middle School Endorsement

  • ECON 261 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • GEOG 202 World Regional Geography (3)
  • HIST 171 The World Since 1500 (3)
  • HIST 260 US History to 1865 (3)
  • HIST 261 US History since 1865 (3)
  • HIST 359 History of Illinois (3)
  • POLS 100 American Government and Politics (3)     or
  • POLS 150 Democracy in America (3)

General Geography Middle School Endorsement

  • GEOG 101 Survey of Physical Geography (3)
  • GEOG 102 Survey of Physical Geography LAB (1)
  • GEOG 105 Introduction to the Atmosphere (3)
  • GEOG 106 Introduction to the Atmosphere LAB (1)
  • GEOG 202 World Regional Geography (3)
  • GEOG 204 Geography of Economic Activities (3)
  • GEOG 256 Maps and Mapping (3)  

    And any ONE of the following:

  • GEOG 330 Geography of the US and Canada (3)
  • GEOG 332 Geography of Latin America (3)
  • GEOG 336 Geography of Africa (3)
  • GEOG 338 Geography of Asia (3)
  • GEOG 430 Population Geography (3)
  • GEOG 451 Political Geography (3)