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K-12 Education (Art, Music, PE, Special Education, Theatre and World Languages)

Welcome to K-12 teacher education at University of Northern Colorado! UNC undergraduate students may seek K-12 licensure in art, music, physical education, special education, theatre or world languages. 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!

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Virtual Future Teacher Conference

Join us for the sixth annual Future Teacher Conference on February 19, 2021.

This year we're going virtual! Spend the day with other high school and community college students and learn from experienced educators and current UNC students about what it is like to be a teacher.

Learn More and Register

Program Description

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.

Program Requirements

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.