Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Middle Level Education Subject Endorsement (5-9), BS/BA

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This program will endorse an individual to teach: (A) any or all students in a self-contained classroom in grades five (5) through nine (9), in one (1) of the following core areas: 1) English/Language Arts, 2) Mathematics, 3) Science or 4) Social Sciences (B) the areas of special preparation in an integrated team planning/teaching organizational pattern in grades five (5) through nine (9) or (C) the areas of special preparation in classrooms with other organizational patterns in grades five (5) through nine (9). Supplementary content areas that may be added to the Middle Level Endorsement are: Health and Physical Education (HPER) and/or Business, Marketing and Information Technology (BMIT).

  • All students seeking certification in any education endorsement are required to complete the following courses listed below. EDUC 208  and EDUC 209  are prerequisite (or co-requisite) courses for all Education courses. Plan to take EDUC 208 /EDUC 209  during your first semester of Education coursework.
  • Should a transfer student be able to document the successful completion of an introductory education course, they will receive credit for EDUC 208 . The transfer student will still need to complete EDUC 209 - Teacher Education Orientation & Practicum  and should plan to enroll in this course during the first semester in which one or more other Education courses are taken.
  • All required coursework in the Education Core and Endorsements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C-” and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 to be admitted to and remain in the Teacher Education program. In order to be admitted to EDUC 410 , EDUC 411 , EDUC 412 , EDUC 413 , SPED 421  or SPED 435 - Special Education Student Teaching , a GPA of 3.0 in the major field of study is required.
  • All teacher education students must take PSYC 250 - Human Growth & Development . This course can also be counted toward the general education requirements for Social Science.
  • Students must complete the following coursework in addition to the General Studies requirements.

Students wanting to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree must complete the Additional BA Requirements 

Program Prerequisite:

Middle Level Education Subject Endorsement (5-9)

Program Prerequisite

Education Core Total: 34

Middle Level Education Option Total: 15

One Core Content Area: 24 to 28

Middle Level Education Endorsement Total: 73 to 77

* Courses marked with an asterisk require admission to Teacher Education.

** Students must complete these courses prior to admission to Teacher Education.

Content Area Requirements

Students must complete coursework in one of the following Core Content Areas. Additional content areas may be added with a minimum of 24 semester hours in any of the core academic areas.

No grade lower than “C” will satisfy the following requirements.

*Must have at least one additional Core Area to add this academic area.

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