BSE with Certification in Middle School Science - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required Courses from General Education:

  • Physical Science with a laboratory (4)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (19 Hours)

Fine Arts or Humanities:

3 hours

Social Sciences: EC122 Economics for Educators (3) AND HI205 World Geography (3) are recommended.

6 hours

Additional Science with Lab: Biological Science w/ lab (4)

4 hours

MA224 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (4)

4 hours

ED122 Education Technology

2 hours

Professional Education (26 Hours)

ED101  Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102  Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED453  General Methods of Teaching (2)

ED454  Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)

ED462  Student Teaching (10)          

PY210  Educational Psychology (3)

PY223  Developmental Psychology (3)

PY342  Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)

PY343  Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)

Middle School Grades 5-9 certification requirements (13-15 Hours)

ED313 Classroom and Behavior Management in the Middle and Secondary Classroom (3)

ED314 History / Philosophy of Middle-Level Education (3)

ED320 Teaching Reading/Writing in Middle School (3)

Select ED318/319 OR ED471:

ED318  Reading Assessment and Instruction (3)

ED319  Reading Assess./Instruction Practicum (1)

ED471  Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

Special Teaching Methods:

ED 370SC The Teaching of Science in High School and Middle School (3)

Science Subject Area requirements (19 additional Hours): Minimum of 19 additional Science hours (beyond Common Core and Tier Two requirements) chosen in consultation with the advisor

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)