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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

2nd BA and Teacher Certification

Below are the different categories you might fit into and what you need to do:

  1. BA from UNI in a Social Science (History, Geography, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology or Political Science)
  • Complete Teacher Education Program (32 hours)
  • Take the Teaching of Social Studies (4 hrs)
  • Count on a minimum of 3 semesters.
  • Recommended that students add other Social Science Teaching Endorsements.
  • BA or BS from another institution besides UNI.
    • Will need to declare a 2nd BA in your degree area or another area. UNI will not certify you teach with a BA/BS from another school and just the Teacher Education program from UNI.
    • Hours will vary. Most students can finish in a total of of 4 semesters.
      • Finish 2nd BA major courses (varies)
      • Complete Teacher Education Program (32 hours)
      • Take the Teaching of Social Studies (4 hrs)

    To start the process contact record analyst Linda Feuchtwanger (Linda.Feuchtwanger@uni.edu/ 319-273-2273) and send all non-UNI transcripts to Admissions. After you have transcripts sent contact Chad Christopher (Chad. Christopher@uni.edu/319-273-3157) to have an initial consultation about your plan of study.