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University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UC Denver

Undergraduate Majors

Teacher Education

Students interested in Teacher Education will major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The State of Colorado does not allow for an undergraduate major in Education. You will complete a major in CLAS and then complete your Initial Professional Teacher Education (IPTE) requirements. You will be working with your CLAS advisor through the application process.

Undergraduate licensure programs are available in the following areas:

  • Elementary Education Licensure
    • BA Individually Structured Major
  • Secondary Education Licensure
    • BA English Literature
    • BS Mathematics
    • BA History
    • BA Political Science
    • BA French
    • BA Spanish
    • BA Individually Structured with a General Science emphasis (SEHD)

If you already have a bachelor’s degree, you will want to pursue teaching licensure at the graduate level. For more information see the School of Education and Human Development’s website on licensing programs.