Middle Grades Education - Social Science

Science Specialization Suggested Schedule

(Pass GK portion of the FTCE exam before sixth semester)

5th Semester (Fall Junior Year) Credit Hours
EDU 304 Human Exceptionalities 3
EDU 326 Reading Foundations 3
EDU 350 Middle School Curriculum & Philosophy 3
GEO 221 Intro to Physical & Cultural Geography 3
HTY 123 or HTY 124 Western Civilization I or II 3
6th Semester (Spring Junior Year) Credit Hours
EDU 340 ESOL Strategies 3
EDU 336 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3
EDU 450 Practicum I in Teaching Middle School 1
EDU 455 Practicum I Seminar 1
EDU 454 Social Studies Methods in Middle School 3
EDU 427 Educational Assessment 3
HTY 225 or HTY 227 or HTY 233 History Elective: Far Eastern Civilization; or Latin America; or The Modern Middle East 3
Take SAE Exam of FTCE
7th Semester (Summer Junior Year) Credit Hours
- Any 300 or 400 level religion course 3
ECO 201 Macroeconomics 3
EDU 428 Educational Governance 3
Take PED Exam of FTCE
8th Semester (Fall Senior Year) Credit Hours
EDU 333 Adolescent Literacy 3
EDU 425 Educational Management and Organization 3
EDU 436 Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum 3
EDU 470 Practicum II in Teaching Middle School 1
EDU 471 Practicum II Seminar 2
POL 223 American Federal Government 3
(PASS ALL parts of the FTCE BEFORE Final Internship)
9th Semester (Spring Senior Year) Credit Hours
EDU 480 Final Internship 9-11
EDU 481 Final Internship Seminar 1
Total Credits 120
(3 Elective Credits needed)