Bachelor of Science in Education with Major in Middle Level Education
Required 125 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:
I. Essential Studies Graduation Requirements (see University ES listing).
The Integrated Studies Program is recommended.
II. EHD General Graduation Requirements (see EHD listing).
III. The following Middle Level Education (Grades 5-8) Curriculum:
|T&L 250||Introduction to Education||3|
|or T&L 319||Integrating Diverse Needs in Educational Settings|
|T&L 339||Educational Technology||2|
Admission to teacher education is required for enrollment in all of the following courses:
|T&L 341||Foundations of Middle Level Education||2|
|T&L 350||Development and Education of the Adolescent||3|
|T&L 409||Reading in the Content Areas||3|
|T&L 432||Learning Environments||3|
|T&L 433||Multicultural Education||3|
|T&L 465||Middle Level Curriculum and Methods||5|
|T&L 486||Field Experience||1-4|
A minimum of two methods courses in each area of concentration (see below) from the secondary education program and corequisite field experience (8)
|T&L 487||Student Teaching||13|
|T&L 488||Senior Seminar||1|
|T&L 489||Senior Capstone: Responsive Teaching||3|
IV. Subject Matter Areas of Concentration: English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Arts, Foreign Languages, Health, Industrial Technology.
Requires 24 credits in each area of concentration: see the middle level adviser for required coursework.
In order to be considered a highly qualified teacher at the Middle Level, candidates must take coursework in two content areas in addition to the Middle Level major program of study. This program must be planned carefully between the student and the middle school advisor to ensure that the requirements for teaching in the subject areas have been met. Examples of content areas include but are not limited to: English, mathematics, science, social studies, health, and technology education.
*These requirements may be impacted by changes at the federal and state level.