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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle Grades Education Minor

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Students interested in becoming middle school teachers (grades 4-8) earn a BA or BS in the College of Arts and Sciences in either mathematics, English, an area of science (e.g., astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physical geography, physics, environmental science) or one of the social sciences (e.g., history, geography, political science, anthropology, sociology, economics). Students who have pursued programs in engineering or forestry may have course work that may count in this area.

Students also complete a minor in middle grades education which consists of a minimum of 12 credit hours in one of the other four content areas: mathematics, science, social science, or English, as well as the professional education core courses (6 hours) as outlined below. Contact advisors in the college’s Student Services Center, A332 Jane and David Bailey Education Complex, for more information about specific requirements. The course work listed below leads to middle grades licensure.

Minor Requirements

Professional Education Core (18 undergraduate hours):

Post-Baccalaureate Year (33 graduate hours)

The following courses are taken during the three semesters beginning in the summer prior to the internship year. Students must apply to and be admitted by the Office of Graduate and International Admissions prior to registration. Teacher licensure is granted at the successful completion of this course work; 3 additional hours may be taken to complete the master’s degree. For details, see the Graduate Catalog.

Theory and Practice in Teacher Education 542
Education 574
Education 575
Education 591
Theory and Practice in Teacher Education 543
Reading Education 543

Select one course:
English Education 543
Mathematics Education 543
Science Education 543
Social Science Education 543

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