Bachelor of Arts in Middle School Social Studies

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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-419 - Social Studies Teaching Methods - 3 hours

EDU-498 - Student Teaching/Seminar - 3 hours

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

Middle School Social Studies

HIS-101 - World Civilization I - 3 hours

HIS-102 - World Civilization II - 3 hours

HIS-140 - History of the United States to 1865 - 3 hours

HIS-141 - History of the United States since 1865 - 3 hours

GEO-110 - Physical Geography - 3 hours

GOVT-201 - American Government - 3 hours

Choose From the Following Courses

ECO-217 - Principles of Microeconomics - 3 hours

ECO-220 - Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 hours

Additional Major Course Requirements

SOC-120 - Principles of Sociology - 3 hours

General Education Hours - 34-40

Elective Hours - 8-14

Total Hours to Complete - 120

Last updated: 10/27/2020