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Middle Grades Education, BS

1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below - 42 s.h.
(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see )
  • ANTH 2010 - Societies Around the World
  • GEOG 2100 - World Geography: Developed Regions
  • GEOG 2110 - World Geography: Less Developed Regions
  • SOCI 2110 - Introduction to Sociology
  • ECON 2113 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ART 1910 - Art Appreciation
  • DNCE 1000 - Introduction to Dance
  • MUSC 2208 - Music Appreciation
  • THEA 1000 - Introduction to Theatre
  • HIST 1050 - American History to 1877
  • HIST 1051 - American History Since 1877
  • HIST 1030 - World Civilizations to 1500
  • HIST 1031 - World Civilizations Since 1500
  • MATH 1065 - College Algebra
  • POLS 1010 - National Government
  • PSYC 1000 - Introductory Psychology
2. Professional studies - 25-26 s.h.
  • EDTC 4001 - Technology in Education
  • EDUC 3200 - Foundations of American Education
  • EDUC 4400 - Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment
  • PSYC 4305 - Educational Psychology
  • MIDG 2123 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher
  • MIDG 4324 - Internship in the Middle Grades
  • MIDG 4325 - Internship Seminar: Issues in Middle Grades Education
  • READ 3990 - Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School
  • READ 5317 - Reading in the Junior and Senior High School
  • SPED 4010 - Effective Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms
3. Specialty area - 22 s.h.
  • MIDG 3001 - The Middle Grades
  • MIDG 3010 - Middle Grades Curriculum and Planning
  • MIDG 3022 - Instructional Models and Strategies for Middle Grades
  • MIDG 4001 - Organization, Management, and Motivation in the Middle Grades Classroom
  • MIDG 4010 - Instructional Evaluation in Middle Grades
  • Choose two of the following four methods courses (total of 6 hours):
    • ENED 4319 - Teaching English and Language Arts in the Middle Grades
    • HIED 4319 - Teaching Social Studies in the Middle Grades
    • MATE 4319 - Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades
    • SCIE 4319 - Teaching Science in the Middle Grades
4. Academic concentration - 36-42 s.h.
    English (24 s.h.)
    • CLAS 1500 - Classical Mythology
    • ENGL 2000 - Interpreting Literature
    • ENGL 2100 - Major British Writers
    • ENGL 2200 - Major American Writers
    • ENGL 2700 - Introduction to Language Studies
    • ENGL 3810 - Advanced Composition
    • ENED 3815 - Composition Instruction in Grades 9-12
    • Choose one from:
      • ENGL 2400 - World Literature in English
      • ENGL 3260 - African American Literature
      • ENGL 3300 - Women and Literature
      • ENGL 3460 - Topics in Literature and Mythology
      • ENGL 3570 - American Folklore
      • ENGL 3600 - Classics from Homer to Dante
      • ENGL 3630 - The Bible as Literature
      Choose 9 s.h. ENGL electives of which 6 s.h. must be above 2999
      Mathematics (24 s.h.)
      • MATE 1267 - Functional Relationships
      • MATE 2067 - Data and Probability Explorations
      • MATE 3067 - Algebra and Number Foundations
      • MATE 3167 - Geometry and Measurement
      • MATE 3267 - Concepts in Discrete Mathematics
      • MATE 3367 - Mathematical Modeling
      • MATH 1065 - College Algebra
      • MATH 2119 - Elements of Calculus
    5. Cognate - 3 s.h.
      Mathematics concentration students:
      • MATE 2067 - Data and Probability Explorations
      • MATE 3167 - Geometry and Measurement
      Non-mathematics concentration students:
      • EDUC 3002 - Introduction to Diversity
    6. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.