Undergraduate Initial Licensure Programs

K-6 Elementary Education

Dan Barrington, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5476
Email:  danb@uca.edu

K-12 Special Education

Patty Kohler-Evans, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5444
Email:  pattyk@uca.edu

4-8 Middle Level Education

Candidates in middle level education (grades 4-8) will select any two of the four core content areas:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Steve Ward, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5475
Email:  wards@uca.edu

K-12 Education Programs

K-12 ART
Deborah Kuster, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5785
Email:  dkuster@uca.edu

K-12 WORLD LANGUAGES
(Spanish, French, Chinese)

Suzanne Johnston, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-3433
Email:  sjohnston4@uca.edu

K-12 VOCAL MUSIC EDUCATION

K-12 INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATION
Jennifer Hawkinson, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5756
Email:  jhawkinson@uca.edu

K-12 PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH
Sean Engle, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5707
Email: sengle@uca.edu

7-12 Secondary Education

Some undergraduate programs will complete the Teaching and Learning minor. This 18-hour minor in Teaching and Learning provides the professional education courses needed by students seeking secondary education licensure in content areas. For more information, speak with your academic advisor or refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin by clicking here.

7-12 ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS
Melissa Smith, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5124
Email:  mjsmith@uca.edu

7-12 FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Renee Ryburn, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-3101
Email:  rryburn@uca.edu

7-12 SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY
Hillary Anderson, Program Coordinator
(501) 852-7741
Email: handerson7@uca.edu

7-12 Mathematics & Science

To add a teaching license to your mathematics or science major, complete the STEM Education minor.  Completing this minor plus a content degree in mathematics or science is the coursework needed for an Arkansas teaching license.  For more information, refer to the STEM Education Minor section in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

7-12 MATHEMATICS
Charles Watson, Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5681
Email:  charlesw@uca.edu

7-12 SCIENCES (biology/chemistry/physics)
Michelle Buchanan, Program Coordinator
(501) 852-1050
Email:  mbuchanan@uca.edu