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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

CatalogUndergraduateSchool of EducationMSSSBS in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in Language Arts

Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in Language Arts

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in Language Arts 
Total Credit Hours130
Minimum of 38-40 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  Student must fulfill all requirements for admission to Teacher Education.  Grade of C or higher in all education courses and academic concentration courses, including student teaching.    
University College Core Curriculum38
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
Select two credits from the following:  HEED  112  Or  PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
SPEE  200    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
Select one from the following:  MATH  123  Or  MATH  126  Or  MATH  129  Or  MATH  130  Or  MATH  131  Or  MATH  140  Or  POLI  240  Or  STAT  202  (Required courses for Middle Grades Mathematics Concentration: MATH 129 Or MATH 130 Or STAT 202)    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences47
Select two from the following:  ASTR  111  Or  ASTR  112  Or  BIOL  110  Or  BIOL  130  Or  BIOL  150  Or  BIOL  160  Or  CHEM  101  Or  CHEM  102  Or  (CHEM  141  And  CHEM  142)  Or  (CHEM  161  And  CHEM  162)  Or  NSCI  110  Or  NSCI  120  Or  PHYS  111  Or  PHYS  112  Or  PHYS  121  Or  PHYS  122  (Required courses for Middle Grades Science Concentration: BIOL 150 Or BIOL 160 Or CHEM 141 And CHEM 142 Or PHYS 111 Or one of the following: ASTR 111 Or ASTR 112)    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  Or  GEOG  210  Or  HIST  212  Or  POLI  200  Or  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  PSYC  210  Or  SOCI  210  (Required courses for Middle Grades Social Studies Concentration: ECON 211 Or ECON 212 Or GEOG 210 Or HIST 212 Or PSYC 210 Or SOCI 210)    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
Select one from the following:  ART  210  Or  COMM  220  Or  ENGL  220  Or  ENGL  223  Or  ENGL  240  Or  ENGL  250  Or  ENGL  253  Or  HIST  210  Or  HUMN  211  Or  HUMN  212  Or  MUSI  210  Or  MUSI  225  Or  MUSI  260  Or  PHIL  210  Or  RELI  215  Or  THEA  203  (Required courses for Middle Grades Language Arts Concentration: ENGL 220 Or ENGL 223)    
Global Literacy3
Select one from the following:  ANTH  210  Or  ART  150  Or  ART  215  Or  BADM  210  Or  CHIN  110  Or  CHIN  120  Or  ENGL  211  Or  ENGL  212  Or  FREN  110  Or  FREN  120  Or  GEOG  220  Or  HIST  110  Or  HIST  120  Or  HIST  270  Or  PHIL  211  Or  POLI  230  Or  SOCI  150  Or  SPAN  110  Or  SPAN  112  Or  SPAN  120  Or  SPAN  122  Or  YORU  110  Or  YORU  120  (Required courses for Middle Grades Social Studies Concentration: GEOG 220 Or HIST 270)    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
EDUC  211    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab.
 
Program Requirements92
Professional Education Courses23
EDUC  210  And  EDUC  310  And  EDUC  330  And  EDUC  331  And  EDUC  450  And  EDMG  470  And  EDUC  490  (EDUC 450 may not be taken until student is admitted to Teacher Education. EDMG 470 and EDUC 490 may not be taken until student is admitted to Student Teaching and are taken during the last and final semester)    
Middle Grades Core Courses21
EDMG  400  And  ENGL  301  And  READ  320  And  SPED  320  And  EDMG  498  And select two depending upon concentration options:  EDMG  433  Or  EDMG  461  Or  EDMG  462  Or  EDMG  463  (Admission to Teacher Education required for EDMG 400, READ 320, EDMG 433, EDMG 461,EDMG 462,EDMG 463, EDMG 498)    
Language Arts Concentration24
ENGL  231  And  ENGL  341  And  READ  300  And  READ  422  And select one:  ENGL  220  Or  ENGL  223  And select one:  READ  316  Or  READ  370  And select one:  READ  390  Or  READ  441  And select one:  ENGL  335  Or  ENGL  343  Or  ENGL  344  Or  READ  441    
Second Academic Concentration: Select from the following:24
 
Social Studies Concentration:  HIST  212  And  HIST  390  And  POLI  320  And  SOCI  210  And select one:  ECON  200  Or  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  And select one:  HIST  311  Or  HIST  312  Or  HIST  331  And select one:  HIST  270  Or  HIST  370  Or  HIST  375  And select one:  GEOG  210  Or  GEOG  220    
Mathematics Concentration:   MATH  129  And  MATH  130  And  MATH  142  And  MATH  150  And  MATH  241  And  MATH  251  And  MATH  262  And  STAT  202    
Science Concentration:   BIOL  150  And  BIOL  160  And  BIOL  200  And  CHEM  141  And  CHEM  142  And  GEOG  311  And select one:  PHYS  111  And select one:  ASTR  111  Or  ASTR  112    
Special Education Concentration:   SPED  410  And  SPED  460  And  SPED  465  And  SPED  480  And two electives selected with Special Education advisor.    
Reading Concentration:   READ  300  And  READ  316  And  READ  370  And  READ  390  And  READ  400  And  READ  422  And  READ  441    

 

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