Middle Level 5-9 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Science 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
College Algebra
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 courses47-49
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum0-2
Total Credit Hours118-122


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
TESE 330Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching3
CSP 404Counseling & Mental Disorders2
CSP 417Counseling Skills3
Select one method course that matches selected concentration area: 3
Methods in Middle and High School Mathematics Teaching
Methods in Secondary Science Teaching
Methods in Secondary Science Teaching
Middle Level Academic Concentration
Students must have 24 distinct credit hours in one specialization area:24-26
Mathematics (24-26 hours required)
Take all of the following:
Plane Trigonometry
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Math for Elementary Teachers II
Middle School Mathematics
Elementary Statistics
Take one of the following options:
Take all of the following:
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
Finite Mathematics
Applied Calculus I
Take the following:
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry
and TWO of the following
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
Finite Mathematics
History of Mathematics
Linear Algebra
Sciences (24-25 hours required)
Human Physiology
Advanced Physical Science
Select one of the following options:
Introductory Chemistry
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Select a minimum of 8 hours from the following:
Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere
Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere
The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment
Physical Geology
Earth Science
and General Astronomy Laboratory
Take one of the following options:
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
Total Credit Hours47-49

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.