K-12 Education (Art, Music, PE and Special Education)
Welcome to K-12 teacher education at University of Northern Colorado! UNC undergraduate students may seek K-12 licensure in art, music or physical education. Each program combines rich content preparation alongside professional teacher preparation courses. At the end of your program, you will have the tools you need to inspire the next generation!
Each licensure area has its own unique identity, course content and sequence. Please contact the content area advisor listed below for detailed information, including admissions information for each area.
- For K-12 Art Licensure, please visit the School of Arts and Design webpage and view the UNC Catalog Information.
- For K-12 Music Licensure, please visit the School of Music webpage and view the UNC Catalog Information
- For K-12 Physical Education Licensure, please view the UNC Catalog information and visit the Sports and Exercise Science webpage.
Educational Theory and Practice: The PTEP Core
The PTEP Core consists of courses that address state and national standards. Topics include educational foundations, special education, reading and writing in the content areas, and educational psychology. For specific course requirements, please meet with the content area advisor.