Middle School Education (4-8)
Students entering this program will receive a B.A. in Education with a concentration and certification in Middle School Education. Students who major in this area will also select a content area specialization in one or more of the following areas.
- English/Language Arts
- Social Studies
Students will follow a course of study that includes professional education coursework, that prepares them to teach children at the Middle School level (4-8). In addition, students will be required to take content area courses in their selected focused content area (i.e., mathematics).
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to teach grades 4-8 as well as be able to teach content specialized coursework in the Middle School in their focused area.
Credit Count (128 credits):
- Professional Education Requirements (47 credits; Core in Middle School Education). Some major courses fulfill other Curriculum requirements
- Content specialization requirements (28-36 credits depending on content area selected)
- Additional Undergraduate Curriculum requirements 45-53 credits depending on content area focus)
Students can obtain special education certification by completing a 5 year program. Students in this program can receive a B.A. in Education and a M.Ed. in one of the following areas:
- Reading plus ESL
- Instructional Technology
- Library Science
- Environmental Education
- Special Education (PreK-8 or 7-12).