BSE Middle School Language Arts - 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 Requirements (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 (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 the Middle School (3)

Special Teaching Methods:

ED 370E      The Teaching of English in High School (3)

Select ED318/319 OR ED471:

ED318  Reading Assessment and Instruction (3)

ED319  Reading Assessment/Instruction Practicum (1)

ED471  Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

Language Arts requirements (18 Additional Hours): Courses taken in major must include the following

EN311  Modern Grammar (3)

EN312  History of the English Language (3)

EN323 or EN324 or EN329 American Literature (3)

EN331, EN340, EN342 or EN347 English or British Lit. (3)        

EN410  Senior Thesis (1)

English Electives (5)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)