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Relevant Majors

Each degree requires a minimum of 24 semester hours in the major to be considered a relevant degree. If you have a degree that is not listed below and have 24 semester hours in one of the licensure areas, then you may qualify for a Lateral Entry license.

Click on a licensure area below for a list of applicable or relevant majors as provided by the NC Department of Public Instruction Licensure Section, or click on the button, to the right, to download a chart listing relevant majors.

  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Agricultural Development
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Agronomy (Crops/Soils)
  • Animal Science
  • Equine Science
  • Extension Service Science
  • Forestry
  • General Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Poultry Science
  • Range Management
  • Veterinary Science
  • Art
  • Fine Arts
  • Art Education
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood
  • Psychology
  • Accounting
  • Administrative Systems
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technologies
  • Management/MIS (Management Information Systems)
  • Marketing
  • Sports Management
  • Dance
  • Birth-Kindergarten
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English/Language Arts
  • Family Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Reading
  • Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Sociology
  • English
  • English Education
  • Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Writing (indicate specialty)
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Child Development
  • Clothing
  • Culinary Arts
  • General Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Hospitality Management
  • Housing
  • Interior Design
  • Textiles

Modern Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Ancient Language

  • Latin
  • Health
  • Health Education
  • Health
  • Health Education
  • PE
  • Exercise Science

Effective 7-1-11: Due to the dual licensure of this area, individuals must have 15 semester hours in PE and 9 semester hours in Health Education for a total of 24 hours of relevant course work.

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Systems
  • Business & Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Technologies
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Education
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Math
  • Math Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Writing (indicate specialty)
  • Math
  • Math Education
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Instrumental Music
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Opera
  • Piano
  • Exercise Science
  • PE

A degree in Social Work is required.

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

You must pass the NC State Board of Education required tests for Special Education: Adapted Curriculum prior to teaching.

  • Early Childhood Education
  • English/Language Arts
  • Family Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Reading
  • Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Animation and Visualization
  • Architecture
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Game Design & Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic Production
  • Industrial Arts
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial Technology
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Trade & Industrial Education
  • Transportation
  • Drama
  • Theatre
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