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B.S.Ed. Middle-Level Education 4-8 Mathematics Specialization

Bachelor of Science in Education–Middle-Level Education 4-8/Mathematics Specialization (*)

[This program is run through the Department of Professional Studies in Education.]

The program is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to meet the demands of teaching all academic subjects in the middle grades of 4-8. Content and methods courses focus on the developmental and learning characteristics of these students.

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section with the following specifications:

Mathematics: MATH 151, 152

Natural Science: BIOL 103, SCI 105, GEOS 101-102

Social Science: ECON 101 or 121, GEOG 102 or 104, PLSC 101 or 111

Liberal Studies Electives: 0cr

52

 

College: 

26

Preprofessional Education Sequence:

COMM 103

Digital Instructional Technology

3cr

 

EDSP 102

Educational Psychology

3cr

 

Professional Education Sequence:

EDEX 301

Education of Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Secondary Settings

2cr

 

EDSP 477

Assessment of Student Learning: Design and Interpretation of Educational Measures

3cr

 

EDUC 242

Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience I

1cr

 

EDUC 342

Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience II

1cr

 

EDUC 421

Student Teaching

5cr

 

EDUC 441 Student Teaching 5cr  

EDUC 442

School Law

1cr

 

EDUC 499

Multicultural/Multiethnic Education

2cr

 

 

Major:

21

Required Middle-Level Courses:

MIDL 221

Literature for Middle Level

3cr

 

MIDL 222

Reading Instruction and Assessment in Grades 4-8

3cr

 

MIDL 310

Instructional Theory and Planning (1)

3cr

 

MIDL 311

Social Studies Instruction and Assessment in Grades 4-8

3cr

 

MIDL 312

Science Instruction and Assessment in Grades 4-8

3cr

 

MIDL 315

Classroom management and Adolescent Development

3cr

 

MIDL 425

Methods of Teaching language Arts in Grades 4-8

3cr

 

Mathematics Distribution Requirements: 

24

MATH 153

Elements of Algebra

3cr

 

MATH 317

Probability and Statistics for Elementary/Middle-Level Teachers

3cr  
MATH 413

Methods of Teaching Mathematics at the Middle Level

3cr  
MATH 420

Patterns and Functions for Elementary/Middle-Level Teachers

3cr  
MATH 456

Geometry for Elementary/Middle-Level Teachers

3cr  
MATH 458

Logic and Logical Games for Elementary/ Middle-Level Teacher

3cr  
MATH 471

Algebra for Elementary/Middle-Level Teachers

3cr  

One course from: MATH 457, 459, or 461 3cr

 

Total Degree Requirements: 

123

 

(*) See requirements leading to teacher certification, titled “3-Step Process for Teacher Education,” in the College of Education and Educational Technology.

(1) MIDL 310 is pending September 2010 University Senate approval.

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