Bachelor of Arts in Middle School English

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The Bachelor of Arts in Middle School Education (120 hours) prepares teachers to teach in grades 5-9. Graduates will meet the requirements for middle school certification in Kentucky. Graduates wishing to seek certification in other states should contact that state’s teacher certification granting agency for information on specific requirements.

Each middle school teacher must have one area of academic emphasis. Candidates may be able to meet the requirements for a minor while at the same time meeting the requirements for an area of emphasis. Areas of emphasis can be English, Mathematics, Social Studies, or Science.

Teacher Education Orientation must be attended prior to taking EDU 103, 108, 188, and 201.

Courses

Major Course Requirements

EDU-103 - Introduction to Education - 3 hours

EDU-108 - Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations - 3 hours

EDU-188 - Field Experience Practicum: Initial (20 hours) - 0 hours

EDU-201 - Technology in the Educational Setting - 3 hours

EDU-210 - Teaching and Learning I - 3 hours

EDU-286 - Field Experience Practicum: Elementary School (60 hours) - 0 hours

EDU-287 - Field Experience Practicum: Middle School (60 hours) - 0 hours

EDU-288 - Field Experience Practicum: High School (60 hours) - 0 hours

EDU-314 - Multicultural Education - 3 hours

EDU-315 - The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education - 3 hours

EDU-332 - Educational Evaluation Techniques - 3 hours

EDU-338 - Foundations of Literacy - 3 hours

EDU-360 - Teaching and Learning II - 3 hours

EDU-370 - Teaching Literacy to All Students across Grade levels and Content Areas - 3 hours

EDU-405 - Reading and Language Arts Teaching Methods - 3 hours

EDU-498 - Student Teaching/Seminar - 3 hours

PSY-EDU-260 - Human Growth and Development - 3 hours

Middle School English Requirements

ENG-210 - Introduction to Literature - 3 hours

ENG-300 - Linguistics and History of the English Language - 3 hours

ENG-305 - Studies in World Literature - 3 hours

ENG-312 - Professional Writing - 3 hours

ENG-313 - American Literature Survey I - 3 hours

ENG-315 - American Literature Survey II - 3 hours

ENG-327 - British Literature Survey I - 3 hours

ENG-328 - British Literature Survey II - 3 hours

ENG-341 - Adolescent Literature - 3 hours

ENG-405 - Shakespeare - 3 hours

General Education Hours - 34-40

Elective Hours - 2-8

Total Hours to Complete - 120

Last updated: 10/27/2020