BSE with Certification in Middle School Science - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core:See common core requirements

Required Courses from General Education:  Physical Science with a laboratory (4)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (19 Hours)

Fine Arts or Humanities:

3 hours

Social Sciences: EC122 Economics for Educators (3) AND HI205 World Geography (3) are recommended.

6 hours

Additional Science with Lab: Biological Science w/ lab (4)

4 hours

MA224 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (4)

4 hours

ED122 Education Technology

2 hours

Professional Education (26 Hours)

ED101   Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102   Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED453   General Methods of Teaching (2)

ED454   Student Teaching Seminar (2)

ED462   Student Teaching (10)          

PY210   Educational Psychology (3)

PY223   Developmental Psychology (3)

PY342   Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)

PY343   Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)

Middle School Grades 5-9 certification requirements (13-15 Hours)

ED313   Classroom and Behavior Management in the Middle and Secondary Classroom (3)

ED314   History/Philosophy of Middle-Level Education (3)

ED320   Teaching Reading/Writing in the Middle School (3)

Select ED318/319 OR ED471:

ED318   Reading Assessment and Instruction (3)

ED319   Reading Assess./Instruction Practicum (1)

ED471   Teaching Reading in the Second. School (2)

Special Teaching Methods:

ED 370SC  The Teaching of Science in High School and Middle School (3)

Science Subject Area requirements (19 Additional Hours): Minimum of 19 additional Science hours (beyond Common Core and Tier Two requirements) chosen in consultation with the advisor

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)