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Middle Level Science Teaching (Dual), B.A.

Middle Level Science Teaching (Dual), B.A.

The Middle-Level Science Teaching (Dual) major requires a minimum of 131-134 total hours to graduate.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
BIOL 2051 General Biology: Organismal Diversity 4
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Spring
BIOL 2052 General Biology: Cell Structure and Function 4
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
PHYSICS 1511 General Physics I 4
EARTHSCI 1200 Elements of Weather 3
EARTHSCI 1210 Elements of Weather Laboratory 1
TEACHING 2017 Level 1 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching 1
EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDPSYCH 3148 Learning and Motivation in Classroom Contexts 3
MEASRES 3150 Classroom Assessment 2
PHYSICS 1512 General Physics II 4
TEACHING 3128 Level 2 Field Experience: Lesson Planning and Instruction 1
TEACHING 3129 Secondary and Special-Area Classroom Management 1
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours14
Junior
Fall
EDPSYCH 4152/5152 Development of the Middle School Aged Child 3
ELEMECML 4135/5135 Middle Level Instruction, Differentiation, and Assessment 3
LITED 4117/5117 Methods of Teaching Content Literacy at the Middle and Secondary Levels 3
LITED 4155/5155 English Language Structures and Usage for K-8 Educators 1
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours13
Spring
EARTHSCI 1300 Introduction to Geology 4
ELEMECML 4152/5152 Middle Level Curriculum 2
SCI ED 3300/5300 Orientation to Science Teaching 4
SPED 3150 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Classrooms 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
SCI ED 4800/5800 Methods for Teaching Secondary Science or MTSS 3
SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society 3
TEACHING 4170/5170 Human Relations: Awareness and Application 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours15
Spring
TEACHING 3138 Secondary School Teaching 12
 Hours12
 Total Hours115

This major requires students to complete the requirements for an endorsement in a second Middle School Subject (5-8) that may include: 1821-Middle School Language Arts, 1822-Middle School Mathematics, or 1824-Middle School Social Studies (5-8). Required courses for these endorsements include the following with many of the required courses counting toward Liberal Arts Core requiremements*:

1821-Middle School Langauge Arts (5-8)
ENGLISH 1005College Writing and Research *3
COMM 1000Oral Communication *3
ENGLISH 2520Multicultural Literature3
ENGLISH 4940/5940Literature for Young Adults3
1822-Middle School Mathematics (5-8)
MATH 1140Precalculus4
an additional 8 hours that may include:8
Calculus I *
Calculus II
Introduction to Statistical Methods *
1824-Middle School Social Studies (5-8)
HUM 1021Humanities I: The Ancient, Classical, and Medieval Worlds *3
GEOG 1120Peoples, Cultures, and Environments3
HIST 1023History of the United States3
POL AMER 1014Power & Politics in the U.S. *3