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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle School Education Grades 4-8, B.S., General Science Education Concentration


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CIP Code: CODE: 2265 (131203)
Total Credit Hours: 126
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Teach middle school education 4-8
Note(s):

Praxis Exam Requirements: Prior to student teaching, students must pass the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the Praxis Middle School Science: Content Knowledge (5440), the Praxis Content Knowledge in the additional focus area of choice, and the Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5-9 (5623).

Students must take 18 hours of courses in two chosen Middle School Focus areas.

Students must earn at least an overall 2.5 Cumulative GPA and a 2.5 Cumulative GPA in all major courses to graduate.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Electives


Literature (3 Credits)


ENGL literature course at or above the 200 level. See advisor for other options.

Focus Area Course (3 Credits)


Courses in 1 Middle School Focus area. Choose 3 credits from:

Total: 33 Credits


Junior Year


Required Courses


Electives


Focus Area Course (3 Credits)


Courses in 1 Middle School Focus area. Choose 3 credits from:

EDCI Methods Focus Area Course (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Total: 33 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Focus Area Course (3 Credits)


Courses in 1 Middle School Focus area. Choose 3 credits from:

Total: 28 Credits


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