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 Requirements (LOPERS 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
College Algebra 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5 – 8)10
Including:
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 8: Natural Science
General Biology
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness (Optional)3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Program Specified Requirements7
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 324
Including:
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Management and Assessment in Middle Level Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses50-55
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum8-3
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

Middle Level Core Requirements
TESE 323Partnerships with Families1
TE 328Content Methods in English as a Second Language3
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: 2-3
Methods in Middle and High School Mathematics Teaching II
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:24-30
Mathematics (28-30 hours required)
Take all of the following:
Plane Trigonometry
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Methods in Middle and High School Mathematics Teaching I
Field Experience in Middle and High School Mathematics I
Math for Elementary Teachers II
Middle School Mathematics
Field Experience in Middle and High School Mathematics II
Elementary Statistics
Take one of the following options:
Take all of the following:
Mathematics for Liberal Arts
Finite Mathematics
Applied Calculus I
OR
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
OR
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
Meteorology
Earth Science
Astronomy
and General Astronomy Laboratory
Take one of the following options:
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
OR
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
Total Hours50-55