Flexible Entry Points

Are you a sophomore or junior? You have not missed out on UABTeach! There are pathways to certification to teach secondary school science or mathematics through UABTeach, not only for current STEM freshmen but for sophomores and juniors as well.


Freshman Path

Freshman Path

Semester 1: Step 1 (EHS 125)
Semester 2: Step 2 (EHS 126)
Semester 3: Knowing & Learning (EHS 325)
Semester 4: Perspectives (HY 275: Perspectives on Science and Mathematics OR PHL 270: Science, Knowledge, and Reality will fulfill this requirement)
Semester 5: Classroom Interactions (EHS 326)
Semester 6: Functions & Modeling (MA 361) OR Research Methods (number varies with STEM department)
Semester 7: Project-based Instruction (EHS 327)
Semester 8: Apprentice Teaching (EHS 425 & EHS 426)

Second Semester Freshman Path

Second Semester Freshman Path

Semester 2: Step 1 (EHS 125)
Semester 3: Step 2 (EHS 126); Perspectives (HY 275: Perspectives on Science and Mathematics OR PHL 270: Science, Knowledge, and Reality will fulfill this requirement)
Semester 4: Knowing & Learning (EHS 325)
Semester 5: Classroom Interactions (EHS 326)
Semester 6: Functions & Modeling (MA 361) OR Research Methods (number varies with STEM department)
Semester 7: Project-based Instruction (EHS 327)
Semester 8: Apprentice Teaching (EHS 425 & EHS 426)

Sophomore Path

Sophomore Path

Semester 3: Step 1 (EHS 125)
Semester 4: Step 2 (EHS 126); Perspectives (HY 275: Perspectives on Science and Mathematics OR PHL 270: Science, Knowledge, and Reality will fulfill this requirement)
Semester 5: Knowing & Learning (EHS 325)
Semester 6: Classroom Interactions (EHS 326); Functions & Modeling (MA 361) OR Research Methods (number varies with STEM department)
Semester 7: Project-based Instruction (EHS 327)
Semester 8: Apprentice Teaching (EHS 425 & EHS 426)

Second Semester Sophomore Path

Second Semester Sophomore Path

Semester 4: Step 1 (EHS 125)
Semester 5: Step 2 (EHS 126); Knowing & Learning (EHS 325)
Semester 6: Classroom Interactions (EHS 326); Functions & Modeling (MA 361) OR Research Methods (number varies with STEM department)
Semester 7: Perspectives (HY 275: Perspectives on Science and Mathematics OR PHL 270: Science, Knowledge, and Reality will fulfill this requirement); Project-based Instruction (EHS 327)
Semester 8: Apprentice Teaching (EHS 425 & EHS 426)

Junior Path

Junior Path

Semester 5: Step 1 (EHS 125); Knowing & Learning (EHS 325)
Semester 6: Step 2 (EHS 126); Classroom Interactions (EHS 326)
Semester 7: Functions & Modeling (MA 361) OR Research Methods (number varies with STEM department); Project-based Instruction (EHS 327)
Semester 8: Perspectives (HY 275: Perspectives on Science and Mathematics OR PHL 270: Science, Knowledge, and Reality will fulfill this requirement); Apprentice Teaching (EHS 425 & EHS 426)

Second Semester Junior Path

Second Semester Junior Path

Semester 6: Step 1 (EHS 125)
Semester 7: Step 2 (EHS 126)
Semester 8: Apply to UAB's Alternative Master's program.

Senior Path

Senior Path

Semester 7: Step 1 (EHS 125)
Semester 8: Step 2 (EHS 126); Apply to UAB's Alternative Master's program.
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8
Freshman Step 1 (EHS 125) Step 2 (EHS 126) Knowing and Learning (EHS 325) Perspectives (HY 275 or PHL 270) Classroom Interactions (EHS 326) Functions & Modeling (MA 361) OR Research Methods Project-based Instruction (EHS 327) Apprentice Teaching (EHS 425 & EHS 426)
  Second Semester Freshman Step 1 Step 2; Perspectives Knowing & Learning Classroom Interactions Functions & Modeling OR Research Methods Project-based Instruction Apprentice Teaching
    Sophomore Step 1 Step 2; Perspectives Knowing & Learning Classroom Interactions; Functions & Modeling OR Research Methods Project-based Instruction Apprentice Teaching
      Second Semester Sophomore Step 1 Step 2; Knowing & Learning Classroom Interactions; Functions & Modeling OR Research Methods Perspectives; Project-based Instruction Apprentice Teaching
        Junior Step 1; Knowing & Learning Step 2; Classroom Interactions Functions & Modeling OR Research Methods; Project-based Instruction Perspectives; Apprentice Teaching
          Second Semester Junior Step 1 Step 2 Apply to UAB's Alternative Master's Program
            Senior Step 1 Step 2; Apply to UAB's Alternative Master's Program