Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Middle Childhood Education, B.S.E.


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General: 120 minimum total hours, including a minimum 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)


Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit. TCED 1100  is recommended.

Core (35 hours)


It is recommended that RHET 1311 , RHET 1212, HIST 1311 , and HIST 1312  be taken before or concurrently with ARHA 2310  and ARHA 2311 .

Second Language Proficiency


(none required)

Concentration Courses (36 hours)


Candidates must complete a minimum of 18 hours in two of the content areas listed below. Concentration courses are suggested based on required Praxis content knowledge examinations and must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Language Arts Concentration (18 hours)


* NOTE: These courses apply toward both the concentration and major course hour requirements.

Science Concentration (20 hours)


  • Core science course – 4 hrs
  • Core science course – 4 hrs
  • Science course with lab – 4 hrs
  • Science course with lab – 4 hrs
  • IGSC 4401 - Integrated Science Methods

Major (59 hours)


Formal admission to the Middle Childhood Education program is required to enroll in the following courses:

Fall Block I (16 hours)


Note


* Field Experience and Internship courses will consist of student observation and teaching in a public school classroom.

** These courses apply toward both the concentration and major course hour requirements. Concentration methods courses will depend on concentration areas selected: HIST 4397  (Social  Studies), TCED 4300  (Language Arts), MATH 3383  (Math), IGSC 4401 (Science)

Minor


(none required)

Unrestricted General Electives


Students may take general elective courses to fulfill any remaining hours to reach the 120 minimum total hours, the 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), or the 30 hours in residence.

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