North Central College - Naperville, IL

Degree and Licensure Options

The State of Illinois issues a professional teacher's license that enables educators to work in the state. Endorsements provide the credential to teach a subject matter content area and grade level. Endorsements correspond to the content area in which the teacher studied in their undergraduate program (English, science, etc.) and grade levels.

Bachelor Degrees
Degree Options (bachelor degrees are awarded by the College in the following areas): Licensure Options (state endorsements that correspond to the degree options):
Elementary Education Major Endorsement: Elementary education K-9
Studio Art Major Endorsement: Visual Arts K-12
English Major Endorsement: English 6-12

Foreign Language:
French
German
Spanish

Endorsement:
French K-12
German K-12
Spanish K-12
History/Social Studies Endorsement: Social Sciences 6-12
Mathematics Endorsement: Mathematics 6-12
Music Education Endorsement: Music K-12
Physical Education Endorsement: Physical Education K-12
Sciences:
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Endorsement:
Biology 6-12
Chemistry 6-12
Physics 6-12
Specialized Education Minors and Endorsements
Minors Endorsement
Reading minor for Elementary Education Students Endorsement: K-4 Reading; 5-8 Reading
English Language Learners

English Language Learning K-4; 5-8
English Language Learning 6-8; 9-12
English Language Learning K-12

 

Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS 1) K-9
Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS 1) 6-12
Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS 1) K-12