Middle Level 5-9 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

(Selection of specific Academic Concentration determines whether degree awarded is BAE or BSE; see Middle Level Academic Concentration, below.)

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Academic Writing and Research
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Social Sciences6
Introduction to American Politics
Natural Sciences8
General Biology
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 124
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Management and Assessment in Middle Level Classrooms
Complete all required courses47
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach minimum 120 credit hours2
Total Credit Hours120


Middle Level Core Requirements
TESE 323Partnerships with Families1
TE 331Intermediate Literacy3
TE 333Reading in the Content Area in Middle Level Classrooms3
TE 471History and Philosophy of Middle School3
TE 473Field Experience in Middle Level Classrooms2
CSP 404Counseling & Mental Disorders2
CSP 417Counseling Skills3
TESE 330Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching3
Select one method course that matches selected concentration area: 3
Teaching Secondary School English
Social Science of the High School
Middle Level Academic Concentration
Students must have 24 distinct credit hours in one specialization area:24
English Language Arts (24 hours required)
Take all of the following:
Reading and Writing about Literature
Grammar I
Advanced Writing I
Children's Literature
Literature for Adolescents
Electronic Literacy
Select one of the following American Literature courses:
Survey of US Literature I
Survey of US Literature II
Literature of the American West
Select one of the following British Literature courses:
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature I
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature II
Seminar in Shakespeare
Social Science (24 hours required)
Take all of the following:
The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
American History
American History
Nebraska and the Great Plains History
Take one of the following:
Contemporary Economic Issues
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Take one of the following:
World Regional Geography
Human Geography
Total Credit Hours47