2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle Grades Education, Mathematics Concentration, B.S.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements: 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.

Program Admission Requirements: See Admission Requirements for Teacher Education Majors  on College of Education  catalog page.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits

Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits

UNIV 101 -UNIV 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.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits

Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits

Information Literacy: 3 Credits

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits

Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3 Credits

MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

(Required courses for Middle Grades Mathematics Concentration: MATH 129  or MATH 130  or MATH 131)

Select one from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits

At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

(Required courses for Middle Grades Science Concentration: BIOL 150  / BIOL 150L or BIOL 160 / BIOL 160L and  one of the following: ASTR 101 /ASTR 101L  or ASTR 102 /ASTR 102L )

Select from the following:

Ethics and Civic Engagement: 3 Credits

Program Requirements: 82 Credits

Professional Education Courses: 26 Credits

(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 Clinical Experience (Student Teaching) and are taken during the last and final semester)

Second Academic Concentration: 15 Credits

Select one Second Academic Concentration from the following:

Social Studies Concentration:

Select one course sequence (lecture and lab) that was not chosen to fulfill University College Core Curriculum requirements:

Total Credit Hours: 120