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Science (6-9) Licensure


The middle grades teacher education licensure program with a concentration in science provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of middle grades students studying science. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the middle grades science teacher education program, students must complete the requirements for their chosen major as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.


Science (6-9) Licensure
From the General Education RequirementsThe general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ENG - 320: Young Adult Literature (3 cr.)
PSY - 312: Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)
Cultural Elective
EDU - 345: Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)
Arts and Aesthetics
Choose from any 3 credit hour Arts and Aesthetics elective, including:
DAN - 200: Dance in Society (3 cr.)
DAN - 359: Western Theatrical Dance (3 cr.)
THE - 114: Introduction to Theatre (3 cr.)
THE - 214: Creative Dramatics (3 cr.)
EDU - 244: Fundamental Concepts of the Arts in Education (4 cr.)
Health and Physical Learning
HED - 100: Contemporary Health Issues (2 cr.)

Science Major Concentration Courses - 27-29 hoursBIO - 110: Principles of Biology (3 cr.)
BIO - 151: Principles of Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO - 254: Evolution of Biological Systems (3 cr.)
BIO - 326: Principles of Ecology (3 cr.)
BIO - 346: Principles of Ecology Laboratory (1 cr.)
or
BIO - 225: Environmental Science (3 cr.)
and
BIO - 265: Environmental Science Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE - 111: General Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHE - 141: General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr.)
PHY - 202: Introduction to Astronomy (3 cr.)
or
PHY - 211: General Physics I (3 cr.)
and
PHY - 241: General Physics I Laboratory (1 cr.)
GEO - 200: Earth Science (3 cr.)
and
GEO - 240: Earth Science Laboratory (1 cr.)
GEO - 206: Meteorology (3 cr.)
SCI - 764: The Teaching of Science (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education Requirements for Middle Grades EducationProfessional Education, General
EDU - 232: Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU - 234: Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU - 305: Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 350: Teaching in the Middle School (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 434: Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 436: Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, Methods
3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration

Internship - last semester of teacher education program
EDU - 460: Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 490: Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


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