BA in Middle School Initial License


Department: Education

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

  • Admission into Teacher Education program for those seeking to teach
  • Earn a minimum of 123 Graduation Credits
  • Pass Department Comprehensive Exam
  • Meet minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Senior exit portfolio and oral interview for students seeking initial licensure
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements:
    • First Year Experience, 1 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

IDNameCredits
Required PE:
PE222First Aid and CPR0.5
Required Social Science:
PS240Lifespan Development3

Education Core Requirements

Choose: All     Credits: 21     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
ED210Philosophical and Sociological Foundations of Education3
ED243Educational Technology3
ED310Educational Psychology3
ED320Classroom Management3
ES320ELL Curriculum and Methods3
SN311Human Exceptionalities3
SN420Psychological and Educational Assessment of the SN Child3

Middle School Initial License (BA) Requirements

In order for a student to obtain teacher licensure in Middle School Education, the student must successfully complete the following requirements:

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements - see above with following changes: Required Education Cognates: CO210 Introduction to Applied Linguistics and PS343 Adolescent Development
  • Fulfill all Education Core Requirements
  • Fulfill all requirements in second subject area major - see department major for requirements

Middle School Initial

Choose: All     Credits: 6     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MS420Curriculum and Methods in Middle School Education3
RE462Reading in the Content Area3

Middle School Practicum (Initial)

Credits: 14     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MS499Middle School Subject Area Practicum12
ED499zStudent Teaching Seminar2