Elementary Education majors who want to obtain additional certification to teach in Middle School (5th through 8th grades) must also meet the requirements to teach the specific subject.
The following subject specialization areas are currently available:
Literacy / Language Arts
Biology (B.A.) orChemistry (B.A.) orChemistry (B.S.) orGeoscience (B.A.) orPhysics (B.A.)
Economics orHistory orPolitical Science
World Languages / Spanish
Students will also choose either EDU 495 Rethinking Teaching or one of these Subject Matter Specialization Courses:
Subject Matter Specialization Courses*
EDU 1372 Middle & Secondary Methods of English or ENGL 313 Stories of Teaching & Learning or ENGL 318 Post Colonial Narratives or ENGL 329 World Literature
EDU 2372 Middle and Secondary Methods of Mathematics or MATH 511 Middle School Mathematics
EDU 3372 Middle and Secondary Methods of Science
EDU 4372 Middle and Secondary Methods of Social Studies
LANG 510 Second Language Methods
*View our catalog for course descriptions.
Note: Students must earn a B- or better in all of their education courses.