Course Status and Teacher Qualifications

If the course status is listed as open, the department is accepting applications from teachers who meet the qualifications. Learn how to apply.

If the status is closed, applications are not or no longer being accepted this year. To be added to a list of prospective UWHS teachers and be notified when teacher applications will next be accepted for this course, contact the UWHS office.

Course Status Minimum Qualifications
ASL 103: Elementary Sign Language III Open
  • Master’s degree in education or related field
  • ASLTA certification
ASTR 101: Astronomy
ASTR 150: The Planets
Open
  • B.S. or B.A. in astronomy, physics, chemistry, earth sciences or related field
  • Ability to teach astronomy at the college level as demonstrated by relevant coursework, professional development experiences and/or other significant background in the field
ATM S 111: Global Warming: Understanding the Issues Open
  • M.S. or M.A. in physics, chemistry, earth science/geology, oceanography, atmospheric science or engineering, or B.S. in one of the above fields and recent significant involvement in climate change literacy or field-based research experiences related to climate change teacher efforts
  • Strongly recommended: College-level coursework in climate science
BIOL 100: Introductory Biology: Addiction and the Brain Open
  • B.S. in biology or chemistry
  • M.S. or M.A. in teaching or education
  • At least 2 years teaching biology at the high school or college level
BIOL 118: Survey of Physiology Open
  • B.S. in biology, chemistry or closely related field
  • M.S. or M.A. in teaching or education
  • Experience teaching physiology at the high school or college level
CHEM 110: Introduction to General Chemistry Closed
  • B.S. or B.A. in chemistry (preferred) or a physical or life science
  • Five total years or three consecutive years of experience teaching high school chemistry
CHIN 103: First-Year Chinese for Non-Heritage Learners Open
  • M.A. in Chinese linguistics, Chinese literature, education or related field (master’s degree in another field considered if you have training in college-level Chinese instruction)
  • At least three years of Chinese language teaching experience
  • Strong Chinese language skills
C LIT 240: Writing in Comparative Literature Open
  • M.A. in English or closely related field, including education or teaching
  • Experience teaching writing, especially at the junior and senior level
CSE 120: Computer Science Principles Open
  • B.A. or B.S. in STEM field
  • Experience teaching programming
CSE 142: Computer Programming I
CSE 143: Computer Programming II
Open
  • B.A. or B.S. in STEM–related field
ENGL 111: Composition: Literature
ENGL 131: Composition: Exposition
Closed
  • M.A. in English or closely related field, including education or teaching
  • Experience teaching writing, especially at the junior and senior level
ESRM 101: Forests and Society
ESRM 150: Wildlife in the Modern World
Open
  • B.A or B.S. in biology, environmental science, forestry or closely related field
  • M.S. or M.A. in teaching or education
  • Experience teaching environmental science coursework at the high school or college level
FRENCH 103: Elementary French Open
  • M.A. in French, education or related field
  • Advanced Low (ACTFL) or C1 (CEFR) language proficiency
  • Experience teaching French through immersion
FRENCH 201: Intermediate French Open
  • Experience teaching UW French 103 through UWHS
  • Advanced Low (ACTFL) or C1 (CEFR) language proficiency
  • Contact the UWHS office for approval process
GERMAN 103: First-Year German Open
  • M.A. in German, education or related field
  • Advanced Low (ACTFL) or B2 (CEFR) language proficiency
GERMAN 201: Second-Year German

Open

G H 101: Introduction to Global Health: Disparities, Determinants, Policies and Outcomes Open
  • No specific degree requirements; interest and background in interdisciplinary study of global health
JAPAN 113: First-Year Japanese Open
  • M.A. in Japanese, education or related field, such as TESOL, Asian studies or Japan-related humanity subjects (master’s degree in another field considered if you have substantial training in or experience teaching Japanese at the secondary and/or post-secondary level)
  • Advanced Low (ACTFL) language proficiency
JAPAN 211: Second-Year Japanese Open
KOREAN 103: First-Year Korean Open
  • M.A. in Korean, education or related field (master's degree in another field considered if you have training in college-level Korean instruction) 
  • Advanced Low (ACTFL) language proficiency
LATIN 103: Elementary Latin Open
  • B.A. in Latin or equivalent
  • Experience teaching Latin, preferably at the Advanced Placement or college level
MATH 120: Precalculus
MATH 124: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
MATH 125: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
Open
  • B.A. or B.S in math (not math education)

MODHEB 407: Hebrew in Song

Open
  • M.A. in Hebrew literature, education or related field, such as TESOL or Israel-related humanity subjects (master’s degree in another field considered if you have substantial training in or experience teaching Hebrew at the high school and/or college level)
PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology Open 
  • B.A. or B.S. in psychology or related field, such as biology or sociology
  • Preferred: College-level coursework and recent training and teaching experience in psychology, such as AP Psychology
SPAN 103: Elementary Spanish Closed
  • M.A. in Spanish, education, or related field
  • Advanced Low (ACTFL) language proficiency
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish Closed