NIU Sociology Department Teaching Certificate

To achieve the NIU Sociology department teaching certificate, you need to build a teaching portfolio that includes the following:

  • A teaching certificate from the NIU faculty development, which requires that you:
  • Develop your own syllabus for a SOCI 170 course, including reading and assignments.
  • Compose your teaching philosophy and how you would integrate that into SOCI 170.
  • Guest lecture two times in SOCI 170 courses on two different topics, with faculty evaluations of these lectures (provide letters of evaluation from faculty).