BSE Middle School Social Science - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required Courses from General Education:

  • HI117 Development of the United States I (3)
  • PS101 U.S. Government (3)
  • 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 required.

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  Psych. of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)

Middle School (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 Educ. (3)

ED320  Teaching Reading/Writing in Middle School (3)

Select ED318/319 OR ED471:

ED318  Reading Assessment and Instruction (3)

ED319  Reading Assessment/Instruction Practicum (1)

ED471  Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

Special Teaching Methods:

ED 370SS  The Teaching of Social Science in High School (3)

Social Science Subject Area requirements (21 Hours)

HI101  World History I (3) OR HI102 World History II (3)

HI118  Development of the United States II (3)

PY101  Introduction to Psychology (3) OR SO101 Introduction Sociology (3)

HI/PS/SO/PY course electives (12)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)