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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, B.S.: Middle-Level Social Studies Concentration

About the B.S. in Education

Completion of this coursework will lead to a Bachelor’s degree AND certification in the major content area, certification in English as a second language and certification in Special Education.

Communication Literacy Requirement. Communication Literacy courses for the Education major are EDEL 3300 , EDEL 4000 , EDSE 4000 , and EDLL 3352 .

About Middle-Level Education

This concentration within the B.S. in Education is designed primarily for individuals seeking teacher certification in grades four to eight. Students may choose certification in English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science or Math. Students should consult with an advisor in the college to determine which degree plan best suits their career aspirations. Degree plans leading to the different certificates will include subject area coursework and a sequence of four semesters of professional education courses (including two student teaching semesters). All courses include field experiences scheduled outside of class time.

Recommended Sample Curriculum

First Year


Total: 14


Total: 18

Second Year


Total: 16

Total: 15

Third Year

Fourth Year


Total: 15


Total: 12

Total Hours: 120

* Focus area courses will be determined at program admission in the junior year.