Middle/Secondary Education (BS)

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This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2018–Spring 2019 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Middle and Secondary Education
Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)
Department: Middle and Secondary Education (MISE)

Program Information

The Department of Middle and Secondary Education, in partnership with area schools, prepares teachers to be exemplary professional practitioners and scholars who are strong in their content knowledge as well as in effective research-informed teaching strategies. It is through the preparation of the strongest teachers that we seek to continually improve the quality of life for all in our community.

The Department of Middle and Secondary Education (MISE) offers a wide variety of programs and degrees for those interested in becoming a teacher (initial certification).

Degree Summary

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements 17
Program/Major Requirements20
Track Requirements 170-80
Minimum Total Hours125

Specific coursework information can be found on the Degree Requirements tab.

Departmental Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for this program include the following:

  • Minimum of 45 semester hours completed
  • 2.75 or higher overall GPA with a 3.0 or higher overall GPA in EDTP 107 and EDTP 201
  • Minimum test scores as required by the Education Professional Standards Board
  • Grade of C or better in ENGL 102 (or equivalent)
  • Grade of C or better in Oral Communication course
  • Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements31
The following course is required by all tracks in the degree program and satisfies the respective General Education Requirement(s):
The Teaching Profession - SB
Please see the Track Requirements to determine additional courses that will satisfy both a major and General Education requirement. These courses should be taken to fulfill the respective General Education Requirement.

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program (link provided above).  Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

College/School Requirements

Pre-Professional Courses
EDTP 101Academic Orientation1
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB 13
EDTP 107Human Development and Learning3
Minimum Total Hours7

Mid-Point Assessment Prior to Student Teaching

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Satisfactory mid-point teacher performance assessment (TPA); Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee; Completion of required core and methods courses;  Completion of each methods course with a 2.0 or better.  Electronic documentation of 200 hours of diverse and approved field experiences.

Program/Major Requirements

Core Professional Courses 2
EDTP 328Building Learning Communities3
EDTP 330Building Learning Communities Field Experience1
EDTP 355Assessment and Research3
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 506Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future3
EDSP 345Special Populations in Schools3
EDSP 346Special Populations in Schools Field Experience1
EDTP 477Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE3
Track Requirements70-80
Minimum Total Hours90-100

Degree Assessment

2.0 or higher in Student Teaching; satisfactory teacher performance assessment (TPA); 2.50 GPA in content area; 3.0 GPA in Professional Core.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams; satisfactory dispositions assessment. 

Culminating Undergraduate Experience (Graduation requirement)
Requirement fulfilled by completing:
Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE

Track Requirements

Track in Biology (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS BIO)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 424High School Science Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Compentency Area Courses
BIOL 240Unity of Life - S 13
BIOL 242Diversity of Life3
BIOL 244Principles of Biology Laboratory - SL 12
BIOL 329Cellular and Molecular Biology3
BIOL 330Genetics and Molecular Biology3
BIOL 331Genetics and Molecular Biology: Laboratory2
BIOL 363Principles of Ecology3
BIOL 409Evolutionary Biology - CUE3
BIOL Elective 300 level or above3
CHEM 201General Chemistry I - S 23
CHEM 202General Chemistry II - S3
CHEM 207Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL1
CHEM 208Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL1
Supporting Courses 3
GEOS 200The Global Environment - S3
MATH 180Elements of Calculus - QR 43-4
or MATH 205 Calculus I - QR
PHYS 111Elements of Physics - B4
GEOS 365Biogeography3
Science Elective3
Electives16
Minimum Total Hours80

Track in Chemistry (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS CHE)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 424High School Science Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Competency Area Courses
CHEM 201General Chemistry I - S 13
CHEM 202General Chemistry II - S3
CHEM 207Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL1
CHEM 208Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL1
CHEM 209Introduction to Chemical Analysis III1
CHEM 210Introduction to Chemical Analysis IV1
CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 342Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 343Organic Chemistry Laboratory I2
CHEM 344Organic Chemistry Laboratory II2
CHEM 441Elements of Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 470Physical Chemistry Laboratory - WR2
CHEM 527Introduction to Separations and Spectroscopy - WR3
CHEM 445Survey of Biochemistry3
or CHEM 515 Inorganic Chemistry
Supporting Courses
MATH 205Calculus I - QR 44
MATH 206Calculus II4
PHYS 221Fundamentals of Physics I - S 23
PHYS 222Fundamentals of Physics II - S3
PHYS 223Fundamentals of Physics Lab I - SL1
Electives19
Minimum Total Hours80

Track in Earth and Space Science (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS EAS)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 424High School Science Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Competency Area Courses
BIOL 240Unity of Life - S 13
BIOL 242Diversity of Life3
BIOL 244Principles of Biology Laboratory - SL 12
GEOS 200The Global Environment - S 23
GEOS 360Global Environmental Change3
GEOS 363Climate Science3
GEOS 367Geomorphology3
GEOS 564Hydrology3
PHYS 107Elementary Astronomy - S3
PHYS 108Elementary Astronomy Laboratory - SL1
PHYS 220Contemporary Issues in Meteorology - S3
Supporting Courses 3
CHEM 201General Chemistry I - S3
CHEM 202General Chemistry II - S3
CHEM 207Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL1
CHEM 208Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL1
CHEM 209Introduction to Chemical Analysis III1
PHYS Elective3
Math or Science Elective3
Electives17
Minimum Total Hours77

Track in English — Leading to Certification in Grades 5-9, and Learning and Behavior Disorders – Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

(MISEBS EBD)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 407Middle School Language Arts Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School6
EDSP 470Student Teaching, LBD6
Competency Area Courses
EDSP 218Technology for Students with Disabilities3
EDSP 240Introduction to Exceptional Children3
EDSP 260Classroom and Behavior Management3
EDSP 442Practicum: Learning and Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 510Legal Issues in Special Education3
EDSP 512Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 516Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 518Teaching Reading Special Education P-123
ENGL 202Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENGL 310Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR3
ENGL 506Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR3
EDTP 540Teaching Adolescent Readers3
British Literature at the 300 or 400 level3
American Literature at the 300 or 400 level3
Select one of the following Minority Literature courses: 3
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
Minority Traditions in American Literature - AH, D1
African-American Literature from 1845 to the Present - WR
Select one of the following Linguistics courses: 3
Foundations of Language
Structure of Modern English
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12
Electives7
Minimum Total Hours73

Track in English (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS ENG)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 422High School English Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Competency Area Courses
ENGL 310Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR3
ENGL 506Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR3
Select survey courses from three of the four different survey/periods:9
Division A:
British Literature I
British Literature from the Beginning through Shakespeare - WR
British Literature from Shakespeare through the Neoclassical Period - WR
Division B:
British Literature II
Nineteenth-Century British Literature - WR
Modern British and Irish Literature - WR
Contemporary British and Post-Colonial Literature - WR
Division C:
American Literature I
American Literature to 1830 - WR
American Literature from 1830 to 1865 - WR
Division D:
American Literature II
American Literature from 1865 to 1910 - WR
American Literature from 1910 to 1960 - WR
American Literature from 1960 to the Present - WR
African-American Literature from 1845 to the Present - WR
Select one of the following Shakespearian Literature courses: 3
Shakespeare I
Shakespeare II
Shakespeare - CUE
Select one of the following Minority Literature courses:3
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
Minority Traditions in English Literatures - AH, D2
Minority Traditions in American Literature - AH, D1
Studies in Post-Colonial and/or Ethnic Literature - CUE
Post-Colonial Voices: Writing Experience in African Literature - CUE, WR
Or other course approved by advisor
Select one of the following English Language courses:3
Foundations of Language
Structure of Modern English
Topics in Applied Linguistics
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12
Select one of the following Gender in Literature courses:3
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
Women and Global Literature - AH, D2
Or other course approved by advisor
ENGL Elective 500 level3
Supporting Courses
Ancient through Renaissance Culture course:3
Ancient Greek and Roman Cultures
Medieval Culture
Renaissance Cultures
Greek Mythology
Studies in World Mythology - AH, D2
Masterpieces of Ancient Greece - WR
Masterpieces of Ancient Rome - WR
Masterpieces of the Middle Ages - WR
Masterpieces of the Renaissance - WR
HUM Electives 300 level or above9
EDAP 597Seminar in Elementary Education3
Or TA 300 level or above
Electives16
Minimum Total Hours76

Track in French (Grades P-12)

(MISEBS FRE)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 429World Language Methods, P-123
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 412Student Teaching: P-129
Competency Area Courses
FREN 320French Skills Overview3
FREN 321French Conversation3
FREN 322Written Expression - WR3
FREN 331French Civilization3
FREN 332France Today3
FREN 455Reading in French3
FREN 523Advanced Communication Skills3
FREN 524Theory and Practice of Translation3
FREN Electives 300 level or above6
Supporting Courses
Supporting Courses must be approved by advisor.15
Electives10
Minimum Total Hours70

Track in Mathematics and English (Grades 5-9)

(MISEBS MEN)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 407Middle School Language Arts Methods3
EDTP 408Middle School Mathematics Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School9
Competency Area Courses
MATH 107Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute)3
MATH 109Elementary Statistics - QR3
MATH 151Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
Select one of the following: 4
Precalculus - QR 4
College Algebra - QR
Trigonometry 4
MATH 205Calculus I - QR4
or MATH 180 Elements of Calculus - QR
MATH 350Geometric Investigations3
MATH 451Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics3
PHYS 111Elements of Physics - B 14
ENGL 202Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENGL 310Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR3
ENGL 506Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR3
British Literature at the 300 or 400 level3
American Literature at the 300 or 400 level3
Select one of the following Minority Literature courses:3
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
Minority Traditions in American Literature - AH, D1
African-American Literature from 1845 to the Present - WR
Select one of the following Linguistics courses:3
Foundations of Language
Structure of Modern English
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12
Electives11
Minimum Total Hours77

Track in Mathematics — Leading to Certification in Grades 5-9, and Learning and Behavior Disorders – Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

(MISEBS MLD)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 408Middle School Mathematics Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School6
EDSP 470Student Teaching, LBD6
Competency Area Courses
MATH 107Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute)3
MATH 109Elementary Statistics - QR3
MATH 151Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
Select one of the following: 4
Precalculus - QR 4
College Algebra - QR
Trigonometry
MATH 205Calculus I - QR 104
MATH 350Geometric Investigations3
MATH 451Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics3
PHYS 111Elements of Physics - B 14
EDSP 218Technology for Students with Disabilities3
EDSP 240Introduction to Exceptional Children3
EDSP 260Classroom and Behavior Management3
EDSP 442Practicum: Learning and Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 510Legal Issues in Special Education3
EDSP 512Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 516Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 518Teaching Reading Special Education P-123
Electives8
Minimum Total Hours77

Track in Mathematics and Science (Grades 5-9)

(MISEBS MNC)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 408Middle School Mathematics Methods3
EDTP 409Middle School Science Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School9
Competency Area Courses
MATH 107Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute)3
MATH 109Elementary Statistics - QR3
MATH 151Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
Select one of the following:4
Precalculus - QR 4
College Algebra - QR
Trigonometry
MATH 205Calculus I - QR 104
MATH 350Geometric Investigations3
MATH 451Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics3
PHYS 111Elements of Physics - B 14
GEOS 200The Global Environment - S 23
GEOS 220Contemporary Issues in Meteorology - S3
GEOS 301Geology for Scientists and Engineers3
BIOL 240Unity of Life - S3
BIOL 242Diversity of Life3
BIOL 244Principles of Biology Laboratory - SL2
BIOL 363Principles of Ecology3
PHYS 107Elementary Astronomy - S3
PHYS 108Elementary Astronomy Laboratory - SL1
CHEM 201General Chemistry I - S3
CHEM 202General Chemistry II - S3
CHEM 207Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL1
CHEM 208Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL1
Electives3
Minimum Total Hours80

Track in Mathematics and Social Studies (Grades 5-9)

(MISEBS MCS)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 408Middle School Mathematics Methods3
EDTP 410Middle School Social Studies Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School9
Competency Area Courses
MATH 107Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute)3
MATH 109Elementary Statistics - QR3
MATH 151Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
Select one of the following: 4
Precalculus - QR 4
College Algebra - QR
Trigonometry
MATH 205Calculus I - QR 104
MATH 350Geometric Investigations3
MATH 451Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics3
PHYS 111Elements of Physics - B 14
HIST 101History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 53
HIST 102History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH3
HIST 211American History I - D1, SBH3
HIST 212American History II - D1, SBH3
HIST Elective 500 level3
POLS 201Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 63
POLS Elective 300 level or above3
GEOG 200Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB3
GEOG Elective 300 level or above3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics - SB3
or ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
Electives5
Minimum Total Hours80

Track in Mathematics (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS SMA)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 423High School Mathematics Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Competency Area Courses
MATH 205Calculus I - QR 44
MATH 206Calculus II4
MATH 301Calculus III4
MATH 311Introduction to Higher Math3
MATH 325Introduction to Linear Algebra3
MATH 387Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 521Modern Algebra I - CUE3
MATH 561Probability3
MATH 550Advanced Euclidean Geometry3
or MATH 551 Geometry
Supporting Courses
MATH 562Mathematical Statistics3
MATH 590History of Mathematics - WR3
Supporting Courses (see list below) 79
Electives15
Minimum Total Hours75

Track in Physics (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS PHY)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 424High School Science Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Competency Area Courses
PHYS 295Introductory Laboratories I - SL 11
PHYS 296Introductory Laboratories II - SL1
PHYS 298Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound - S 14
PHYS 299Introductory Electricity, Magnetism and Light4
PHYS 300Introductory Modern Physics3
PHYS 301Introductory Modern Physics Laboratory1
PHYS 460Mechanics3
PHYS 530Thermal Physics3
PHYS Electives 300 level or above6
CHEM 201General Chemistry I - S 23
CHEM 202General Chemistry II - S3
Supporting Courses
MATH 205Calculus I - QR 44
MATH 206Calculus II4
MATH 301Calculus III4
Supporting Courses 33
Electives18
Minimum Total Hours80

Track in Social Studies and English (Grades 5-9)

(MISEBS SEN)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 407Middle School Language Arts Methods3
EDTP 410Middle School Social Studies Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School9
Competency Area Courses
HIST 101History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 53
HIST 102History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH3
HIST 211American History I - D1, SBH3
HIST 212American History II - D1, SBH3
HIST Elective 500 level3
POLS 201Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 63
POLS Elective 300 level or above3
GEOG 200Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB3
GEOG Elective 300 level or above3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics - SB3
or ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
ENGL 202Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENGL 310Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR3
ENGL 506Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR3
EDTP 540Teaching Adolescent Readers3
British Literature at the 300 or 400 level3
American Literature at the 300 or 400 level3
Select one of the following Minority Literature courses: 3
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
Minority Traditions in American Literature - AH, D1
African-American Literature from 1845 to the Present - WR
Select one of the following Linguistics courses: 3
Foundations of Language
Structure of Modern English
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12
Electives1
Minimum Total Hours73

Track in Social Studies — Leading to Certification in Grades 5-9, and Learning and Behavior Disorders – Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

(MISEBS SBD)

EDTP 341Teaching Middle School3
EDTP 410Middle School Social Studies Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 417Student Teaching: Middle School6
EDSP 470Student Teaching, LBD6
Competency Area Courses
HIST 101History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 53
HIST 102History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH3
HIST 211American History I - D1, SBH3
HIST 212American History II - D1, SBH3
HIST Elective 500 level3
POLS 201Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 63
POLS Elective 300 level or above3
GEOG 200Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB3
GEOG Elective 300 level or above3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics - SB3
or ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
EDSP 218Technology for Students with Disabilities3
EDSP 240Introduction to Exceptional Children3
EDSP 260Classroom and Behavior Management3
EDSP 442Practicum: Learning and Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 510Legal Issues in Special Education3
EDSP 512Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 516Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders3
EDSP 518Teaching Reading Special Education P-123
Electives1
Minimum Total Hours73

Track in Social Studies (Grades 8-12)

(MISEBS SST)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 425High School Social Studies Methods3
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 419Student Teaching: High School9
Competency Area Courses
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics - SB 63
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics - SB3
GEOS 200The Global Environment - S 23
GEOG 200Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB3
HIST 101History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 53
HIST 102History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH3
HIST 211American History I - D1, SBH3
HIST 212American History II - D1, SBH3
Select one of the following Modern World History courses: 3
Europe from 1500 to the French Revolution
Europe from 1800 to the Present
Latin America, 1820 to Present
Middle Eastern History, 1453 to the Present - WR
Select one of the following Post Reconstruction courses: 3
Gilded Age and Progressive Era United States, 1877-1929 - WR
United States Civil War and Reconstruction - CUE, WR
Recent American History, 1945 to Present - CUE, WR
POLS 201Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB3
Supporting Courses
Supporting Courses 815
Electives13
Minimum Total Hours76

Track in Spanish (Grades P-12)

(MISEBS SPA)

EDTP 301General Methods3
EDTP 429World Language Methods, P-123
Student Teaching Requirement
EDTP 412Student Teaching: P-129
Competency Area Courses
SPAN 201Intermediate Spanish I3
SPAN 202Intermediate Spanish II3
SPAN 301Spanish Pronunciation3
SPAN 305Spanish Grammar in Context3
SPAN 310Readings and Writing in Spanish I3
SPAN 311Cultural Readings and Writing in Spanish II3
SPAN 321Communication and Conversation in Spanish3
SPAN 422Spanish Phonetics3
SPAN 524Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics3
SPAN 401Foundations of Spanish Civilization3
or SPAN 402 Cultural and Literary Perspectives on Modern Spain
SPAN 403Foundations of Latin American Nations and Identities3
or SPAN 404 Cultural and Literary Perspectives on Modern Latin America
Supporting Courses
Supporting Courses 912
Electives10
Minimum Total Hours70

Flight Plan 


Track in Biology (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
BIOL 240 Unity of Life - S 3
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Elective (MATH 111 or 190, if needed) 3-4
 Hours16
Spring
BIOL 242 Diversity of Life 3
BIOL 244 Principles of Biology Laboratory - SL 2
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 180
Elements of Calculus - QR
or Calculus I - QR
3-4
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours14
Year 2
Fall
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I - S 3
CHEM 207 Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL 1
CHEM 208 Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL 1
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
GEOS 200 The Global Environment - S 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours17
Spring
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II - S 3
PHYS 111 Elements of Physics - B 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
BIOL 329 Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 363 Principles of Ecology 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDTP 424 High School Science Methods 3
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
BIOL 330 Genetics and Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 331 Genetics and Molecular Biology: Laboratory 2
BIOL 409 Evolutionary Biology - CUE 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
GEOS 365 Biogeography 3
Biology Elective (300 level) 3
Supporting Science Elective as approved by advisor 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Chemistry (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Elective (MATH 190, if needed) 4
 Hours14
Spring
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I - S 3
CHEM 207 Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL 1
CHEM 208 Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL 1
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
PHYS 221 Fundamentals of Physics I - S 3
PHYS 223 Fundamentals of Physics Lab I - SL 1
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II - S 3
CHEM 209 Introduction to Chemical Analysis III 1
CHEM 210 Introduction to Chemical Analysis IV 1
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
MATH 206 Calculus II 4
PHYS 222 Fundamentals of Physics II - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours18
Spring
CHEM 341 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 343 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 2
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours17
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
CHEM 441 Elements of Physical Chemistry 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 424 High School Science Methods 3
CHEM 342 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 344 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 2
CHEM 470 Physical Chemistry Laboratory - WR 2
 Hours14
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
CHEM 527 Introduction to Separations and Spectroscopy - WR 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
CHEM 445
Survey of Biochemistry
or Inorganic Chemistry
3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Earth and Space Science (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
MATH 180
Elements of Calculus - QR
or College Algebra - QR
3
General Elective (BIOL 102, if needed) 3
 Hours13
Spring
BIOL 240 Unity of Life - S 3
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
GEOS 200 The Global Environment - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
BIOL 242 Diversity of Life 3
BIOL 244 Principles of Biology Laboratory - SL 2
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I - S 3
CHEM 207 Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL 1
CHEM 208 Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL 1
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Spring
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II - S 3
CHEM 209 Introduction to Chemical Analysis III 1
PHYS 220
Contemporary Issues in Meteorology - S
or Contemporary Issues in Meteorology - S
3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
GEOS 564 Hydrology 3
PHYS 107 Elementary Astronomy - S 3
PHYS 108 Elementary Astronomy Laboratory - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 424 High School Science Methods 3
GEOS 360 Global Environmental Change 3
GEOS 363 Climate Science 3
GEOS 367 Geomorphology 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Physics Elective 3
Math or Science Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in English – Leading to Certification in Grades 5-9, and Learning and Behavior Disorders – Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 1
 Hours14
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
EDSP 240 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
EDSP 218 Technology for Students with Disabilities 3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
ENGL 202 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
American Literature Course (300 or 400 level) 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDSP 260 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
ENGL 310 Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR 3
British Literature (300 or 400 level) 3
ENGL 342
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
or Minority Traditions in American Literature - AH, D1
3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US or Globa Diversity - AHD1 or AHD2 3
General Elective 3
 Hours18
Year 3
Fall
EDSP 442 Practicum: Learning and Behavior Disorders 3
EDSP 512 Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders 3
EDSP 516 Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders 3
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
EDTP 540 Teaching Adolescent Readers 3
 Hours18
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDSP 518 Teaching Reading Special Education P-12 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 407 Middle School Language Arts Methods 3
 Hours14
Year 4
Fall
EDSP 470 Student Teaching, LBD 6
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 6
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDSP 510 Legal Issues in Special Education 3
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
ENGL 506 Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR 3
Select one of the following: 3
Foundations of Language  
Structure of Modern English  
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12  
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in English (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
General Elective 1
 Hours14
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences with Lab - B 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
ENGL 310 Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR 3
ENGL 311
American Literature I 1
or American Literature II
3
ENGL 333
Shakespeare I
or Shakespeare II
3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
ENGL 301
British Literature I 1
or British Literature II
3
ENGL 342
Black Women Novelists - AH, D2, WR
or Women and Global Literature - AH, D2
3
Theatre Arts course at 300 level or above 3
Humanities Elective (300 level or above) 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ENGL 500 Level Literature Course
 
ENGL 506 Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR 3
 Hours13
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 422 High School English Methods 3
Humanities Elective (300 level) 3
Humanities Ancient through Renaissance Culture Elective 3
Select one of the following: 3
Foundations of Language  
Structure of Modern English  
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12  
Topics in Applied Linguistics  
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Literature survey/period course from a third period (300 level) 3
Humanities Elective (300 level) 3
ENGL 369 Minority Traditions in American Literature - AH, D1 3
General Elective 3
 Hours18
 Minimum Total Hours122

Track in French (Grades P-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
FREN 320 French Skills Overview 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
FREN 322 Written Expression - WR 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
FREN 321 French Conversation 3
French Elective (300 level or above) 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences with Lab - B 4
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Spring
FREN 332 France Today 3
French Elective (300 level or above) 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
FREN 331 French Civilization 3
FREN 455 Reading in French 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 429 World Language Methods, P-12 3
FREN 524 Theory and Practice of Translation 3
Supporting Course 3
Supporting Course 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 412 Student Teaching: P-12 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
FREN 523 Advanced Communication Skills 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Supporting Course 3
Supporting Course 3
Supporting Course 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Mathematics and English (Grades 5-9)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
MATH 151 Mathematics for Elementary Education 1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 107 Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute) 3
MATH 109 Elementary Statistics - QR 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
ENGL 202 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENGL 310 Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR 3
British Literature Course (300 or 400 level) 3
MATH 190 Precalculus - QR 4
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 506 Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR 3
American Literature Course (300 or 400 level) 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MATH 350 Geometric Investigations 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 407 Middle School Language Arts Methods 3
EDTP 408 Middle School Mathematics Methods 3
PHYS 111 Elements of Physics - B 4
MATH 451 Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics 3
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours12
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Select one of the following: 3
Foundations of Language  
Structure of Modern English  
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12  
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours125

1 Must have one D1 and one D2 course in order to satisfy General Education requirements.


Track in Mathematics – Leading to Certification in Grades 5-9, and Learning and Behavior Disorders - Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
MATH 151 Mathematics for Elementary Education 1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 1
 Hours14
Spring
EDSP 240 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 190 Precalculus - QR 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
EDSP 218 Technology for Students with Disabilities 3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
MATH 350 Geometric Investigations 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 260 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
MATH 109 Elementary Statistics - QR 3
MATH 451 Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics 3
PHYS 111 Elements of Physics - B 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDSP 442 Practicum: Learning and Behavior Disorders 3
EDSP 512 Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders 3
EDSP 516 Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders 3
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDSP 518 Teaching Reading Special Education P-12 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 408 Middle School Mathematics Methods 3
General Elective 3
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
EDSP 470 Student Teaching, LBD 6
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 6
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDSP 510 Legal Issues in Special Education 3
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
MATH 107 Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute) 3
General Elective 1
General Elective 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Mathematics and Science (Grades 5-9)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
GEOS 200 The Global Environment - S 3
MATH 151 Mathematics for Elementary Education 1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 107 Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute) 3
PHYS 107 Elementary Astronomy - S 3
PHYS 108 Elementary Astronomy Laboratory - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
BIOL 240 Unity of Life - S 3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
GEOS 220 Contemporary Issues in Meteorology - S 3
MATH 109 Elementary Statistics - QR 3
MATH 190 Precalculus - QR 4
 Hours16
Spring
BIOL 242 Diversity of Life 3
BIOL 244 Principles of Biology Laboratory - SL 2
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I - S 3
CHEM 207 Introduction to Chemical Analysis I - SL 1
CHEM 208 Introduction to Chemical Analysis II - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Global Diversity - AHD2 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
MATH 350 Geometric Investigations 3
 Hours17
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 408 Middle School Mathematics Methods 3
EDTP 409 Middle School Science Methods 3
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II - S 3
MATH 451 Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours12
Spring
BIOL 363 Principles of Ecology 3
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
GEOS 301 Geology for Scientists and Engineers 3
PHYS 111 Elements of Physics - B 4
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Mathematics and Social Studies (Grades 5-9)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
GEOS 200 The Global Environment - S 3
MATH 151 Mathematics for Elementary Education 1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
HIST 101 History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 3
MATH 107 Finite Mathematics (or Approved Substitute) 3
POLS 201 Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
GEOG 200 Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB 3
HIST 211 American History I - D1, SBH 3
MATH 109 Elementary Statistics - QR 3
MATH 190 Precalculus - QR 4
 Hours16
Spring
ECON 201
Principles of Microeconomics - SB
or Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
3
HIST 102 History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH 3
HIST 212 American History II - D1, SBH 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MATH 350 Geometric Investigations 3
PHYS 111 Elements of Physics - B 4
 Hours17
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 408 Middle School Mathematics Methods 3
EDTP 410 Middle School Social Studies Methods 3
MATH 451 Problem Solving in Number Systems and Discrete Mathematics 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours12
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Geography Elective (300 level) 3
History Elective (500 level) 3
Political Science Elective (300 level) 3
General Elective 2
 Hours17
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Mathematics (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S (other than Physics) 3
General Elective (or MATH 190, if needed) 3-4
General Elective 2
 Hours15-16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
MATH 206 Calculus II 4
MATH 311 Introduction to Higher Math 3
PHYS 298 Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound - S 4
PHYS 295 Introductory Laboratories I - SL 1
General Elective 1
 Hours16
Spring
MATH 301 Calculus III 4
MATH 325 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Globa Diversity - AHD2 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MATH 387 Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 521 Modern Algebra I - CUE 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 423 High School Mathematics Methods 3
MATH 550
Advanced Euclidean Geometry
or Geometry
3
MATH 561 Probability 3
Supporting Course 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours12
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
MATH 562 Mathematical Statistics 3
MATH 590 History of Mathematics - WR ( or approved course) 3
Supporting Course 3
General Elective 3
 Hours18
 Minimum Total Hours125-126

Track in Physics (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Elective (MATH 190, if needed) 4
 Hours14
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MATH 205 Calculus I - QR 4
PHYS 298 Introductory Mechanics, Heat and Sound - S 4
PHYS 295 Introductory Laboratories I - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I - S 3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
MATH 206 Calculus II 4
PHYS 299 Introductory Electricity, Magnetism and Light 4
PHYS 296 Introductory Laboratories II - SL 1
General Elective 2
 Hours17
Spring
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II - S 3
MATH 301 Calculus III 4
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Globa Diversity - AHD2 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
PHYS 300 Introductory Modern Physics 3
PHYS 301 Introductory Modern Physics Laboratory 1
Physics Elective (PHYS 350 recommended) 3
 Hours17
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 424 High School Science Methods 3
PHYS 460 Mechanics 3
PHYS 530 Thermal Physics 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Physics Elective 3
Supporting Course 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Social Studies and English (Grades 5-9)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours14
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
GEOG 200 Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB 3
HIST 101 History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
ECON 201
Principles of Microeconomics - SB
or Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
ENGL 202 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
HIST 211 American History I - D1, SBH 3
British Literature Course (300 or 400 level) 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours18
Spring
ENGL 310 Writing About Literature for Non-Majors - WR 3
American Literature Course (300 or 400 level) 3
HIST 102 History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH 3
HIST 212 American History II - D1, SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours15
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
EDTP 540 Teaching Adolescent Readers 3
Minority Literature Course (300 level) 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 407 Middle School Language Arts Methods 3
EDTP 410 Middle School Social Studies Methods 3
POLS 201 Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 3
Select one of the following: 3
Foundations of Language  
Structure of Modern English  
Methods of Teaching Grammar, K-12  
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours12
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
ENGL 506 Teaching of Writing - CUE, WR 3
Geography Elective (300 level) 3
History Elective (500 level) 3
Political Science Elective (300 level) 3
 Hours18
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Social Studies – Leading to Certification in Grades 5-9, and Learning and Behavior Disorders - Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours14
Spring
EDSP 240 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
GEOG 200 Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB 3
HIST 101 History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Elective 1
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
EDSP 218 Technology for Students with Disabilities 3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
HIST 211 American History I - D1, SBH 3
POLS 201 Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours15
Spring
ECON 201
Principles of Microeconomics - SB
or Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
3
EDSP 260 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
HIST 102 History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH 3
HIST 212 American History II - D1, SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours18
Year 3
Fall
EDSP 442 Practicum: Learning and Behavior Disorders 3
EDSP 512 Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders 3
EDSP 516 Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders 3
EDTP 341 Teaching Middle School 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDSP 518 Teaching Reading Special Education P-12 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 410 Middle School Social Studies Methods 3
Geography Elective (300 level) 3
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
EDSP 470 Student Teaching, LBD 6
EDTP 417 Student Teaching: Middle School 6
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDSP 510 Legal Issues in Special Education 3
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
History Elective (500 level) 3
Political Science Elective (300 level) 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Social Studies (Grades 8-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours14
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
GEOG 200 Human Geography in a Changing World - D2, SB 3
GEOS 200 The Global Environment - S 3
HIST 101 History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - SB 3
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
HIST 102 History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH 3
HIST 211 American History I - D1, SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours18
Spring
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics - SB 3
HIST 212 American History II - D1, SBH 3
POLS 201 Introduction to American Government and Politics - SB 3
Modern World History Elective (300 level) 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours18
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
Supporting Course (300 level or above) 3
Supporting Course (300 level or above) 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 425 High School Social Studies Methods 3
Supporting Course (300 level or above) 3
Supporting Course 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 419 Student Teaching: High School 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
General Elective 1
 Hours13
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
Post-Recontruction History Course 3
Supporting Course 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

Track in Spanish (Grades P-12)

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
EDTP 101 Academic Orientation 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours16
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning 3
SPAN 301 Spanish Pronunciation 3
SPAN 305 Spanish Grammar in Context 3
SPAN 310 Readings and Writing in Spanish I 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences with Lab - B 4
 Hours16
Spring
SPAN 311 Cultural Readings and Writing in Spanish II 3
SPAN 321 Communication and Conversation in Spanish 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities Globa Diversity - AHD2 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Year 3
Fall
EDTP 301 General Methods 3
EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities 3
EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
SPAN 401
Foundations of Spanish Civilization
or Cultural and Literary Perspectives on Modern Spain
3
Supporting Course 3
 Hours16
Spring
EDSP 345 Special Populations in Schools 3
EDSP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience 1
EDTP 429 World Language Methods, P-12 3
SPAN 422 Spanish Phonetics 3
SPAN 524 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics 3
Supporting Course 3
General Elective 1
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
EDTP 412 Student Teaching: P-12 9
EDTP 477 Capstone Student Teaching Seminar - CUE 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
EDTP 355 Assessment and Research 3
EDTP 506 Public Schools in America: Understanding our Past to Envision our Future 3
SPAN 403
Foundations of Latin American Nations and Identities
or Cultural and Literary Perspectives on Modern Latin America
3
Supporting Course 3
Supporting Course 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours125

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