Sep 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Middle Grades Education, Social Studies Concentration, B.S.


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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 Second Concentration: STAT 202 )

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 Second Concentration: BIOL 150  /BIOL 150L or BIOL 160  / BIOL 160L or one of the following: ASTR 101 /ASTR 101L  or ASTR 102 /ASTR 102L )

Select from the following:

Global Literacy: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 30+ transfer credits from a foreign institution. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

(Required course for Middle Grades Social Studies Concentration: HIST 110 or HIST 120)

Select one 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. EDUC 497   and EDUC 490  may not be taken until student is admitted to Student Teaching and are taken during the last and final semester)

Second Academic Concentration: 18 Credits


Select from the following:

Total Credit Hours: 120


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