May 23, 2024  
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Middle Level Education 4-8, BS


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LICENSURE MAJOR CODE: 3515

NON-LICENSURE MAJOR CODE: 3520

CONCENTRATION CHOICES: ENGLISH-C041; MATHEMATICS-C042; SCIENCE-C043; SOCIAL STUDIES-C044

Freshman Year Fall Semester - 16 Hours


Freshman Year Spring Semester - 17 Hours


Sophomore Year Fall Semester - 15 Hours


Sophomore Year Spring Semester - 15 Hours


  • Credit Hours: 3 2
  • Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences requirement Credit Hours: 3 1
  • Concentration requirement 1 Credit Hours: 3 2, 5
  • Concentration requirement 1 Credit Hours: 3 2, 5
  • Concentration requirement 2 Credit Hours: 3 2, 5
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    Admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is required prior to start of the junior year

Junior Year Fall Semester - 15 Hours


Recommend taking Principles of Learning and Teaching

Junior Year Spring Semester - 15 Hours


Senior Year Fall Semester - 15 Hours


Senior Year Spring Semester - 12 Hours


120 Total Hours


At least 40 hours must be upper level

Notes

  1. General Education Core Requirements, see General Education Core requirements  section of catalog. Follow requirements with these stipulations: Laboratory science - BIOL 1153 /BIOL 1151  and PHSC 2713 /PHSC 2711  are required; social sciences - ECON 2813  and GEOG 2753  are required; humanities select one from ENGL 2013  or ENGL 2023 .
  2. These courses are used to determine major GPA, see Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.
  3. Requirements for Admission in Educator Preparation Program (EPP). Consult with faculty advisor regarding School of Education Admission requirements and for courses taken after admission to program.
  4. Must be admitted to the School of Education, Educator Preparation Program.
  5. Students must select two different concentrations (nine hours each) from the following: English - choose from ENGL 3203 , ENGL 3303 , ENGL 3663 , and ENGL 2013  or ENGL 2023  (cannot be course used to meet humanities requirement); mathematics - MATH 3803  and MATH 3843 , and either MATH 1453  or  STAT 2503 ; science - chose two lecture/lab combinations from GEOL 2653 /GEOL 2651 , BIOL 2203 /BIOL 2201 , and CHEM 1303 /CHEM 1301 , and one hour of elective; social studies - EDUC 4203 , and two of the following: GEOG 2763 , HIST 1123  or HIST 1133 , and HIST 2753  or HIST 2763 .
  6. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate competency in financial literacy by satisfactory completion of FIN 1521 (or approved substitution) with a grade of C or better, or ascore of 70% or more on a challenge exam for FIN 1521 .
  7. Students will select either the licensure or non-licensure track. Licensure track requires EDUC 4802  and EDUC 490A ; non-licensure track requires 12 hours of upper or lower level free electives

Students must earn a C or higher in all courses on the degree plan. Students must maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA orbetter. GPA is tracked throughout the program and verified for admission into internship

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