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Program of Study

Program of Study (POS)

Do you have a bachelor's degree but not in teaching and want a license to teach?

After completion of a bachelor's degree, a Program of Study (POS) is a plan to attain a license to teach. A program of study is comprised of undergraduate classes and required Praxis exams that prepare you to be a teacher. You may have a POS designed for any of the following areas by the designated individuals.

Early Childhood, Grades P-4

(870) 972-3059
Dr. Joanna Grymes
grymesj@astate.edu

Adult Education

(870) 972-2087
Dr. David Agnew
dagnew@astate.edu

Gifted and Talented

(870) 972-3062
Dr. Julie Milligan
jlamb@astate.edu

Special Education P-4

(870) 972-3062
Dr. Gwendolyn Neal
gneal@astate.edu

Special Education 4-12

(870) 972-3062
Ms. Cindy Nichols
cmnichols@astate.edu

Agriculture

(870) 972-2087
Dr. Kevin Humphrey
jhumphre@astate.edu

Art

(870) 972-3050
Ms. Susan Whiteland
swhiteland@astate.edu

Business

(870) 972-3416
Dr. Ralph Ruby
rruby@astate.edu

English

(870) 972-3043
Dr. Rob Lamm
rlamm@astate.edu

History

(870) 972-3046
Dr. Pam Hronek
phronek@astate.edu

Languages

(870) 972-3887
Dr. Ruth Owens
rsupko@astate.edu

Sciences

(870) 972-3086
Dr. Tillman Kennon
jkennon@astate.edu

Mathematics

(870) 972-3090
Dr. Mike Hall
mhall@csm.astate.edu 

Dr. Debra Ingram
dingram@astate.edu

Music/Instrumental

(870) 972-2094
Dr. Tim Oliver
toliver@astate.edu

Music/Vocal

(870) 972-2094
Dr. Kyle Chandler
kchandler@astate.edu

PE

(870) 972-3066
Dr. Blair Dean
bdean@astate.edu

Dr. Andy Mooneyhan
amooneyh@astate.edu

Reading

(870) 972-3059
Dr. Deb Owen
dowens@astate.edu

After the POS is designed, the applicant, the POS advisor, and the department chair sign the document. The document is forwarded to the Professional Licensure Officer for review and signature. Upon completion of the requirements on the POS, the applicant must contact the licensure officer to initiate the licensure paperwork.

POS Document for students having a bachelor's degree not in the secondary content for licensing.

POS Document for students having a bachelor's degree in the secondary content for licensing.

POS Document for Journalism Program of Study to be used for students having a BSE degree or equivalent in English Education.