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College of Education
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Science in Education
Middle Grades - Language Arts/Social Science


Area A Essential Skills                                                Required Hours: 9

ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                                       Required Hours: 5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755/LIBR 1105
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                                      Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                            Required Hours: 10
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105/MATH 1113/MATH 1125/MATH 1131/MATH 1132/MATH 1127/MATH 1165/PHIL 2105

Area E Social Sciences                                               Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                                               Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major                             Required Hours: 18 hrs
EDUF 2215 The American Educational Experience
EDUF 2116 Human Development, Motivation & Learning
EDCI 2105 Diversity in Education
EDMG 2257 Instructional Practices in MG
SPED 2256 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner in General Education
GEOG 1101 Intro to Human Geography

Area G Program Requirements                               Required Hours: 58 hrs
EDRG 3116 Read/Learn Strategies in the MG
MATH 2131 Nature & Use of Numbers
EDMG 4121 Teaching Math in the MG
EDMG 4245 Social Studies in the MG
EDCI 3455 Practicum 1 for MG/Secondary Ed
EDMG 3115 Teaching Writing in Grades 4-8
EDSE 4117 Literature for Adolescents
ENGL 3112 American Literature
ENGL 3157 Advanced Exposition
ENGL 5167 Grammatical Struc of English
Select one of the following:
ENGL 2135/3115/3116/3117/3125
GEOG 3107 World Regional Geography
HIST 3105 History of Georgia
Select one of the following:
HIST 5555/5558
Select one of the following courses:
HIST 3115/3116

Student Teaching Experience
EDCI 4485 Student Teaching
EDUF 4205 Integrating Tech for Student Tchrs
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management

AREA I General Electives                                      Required Hours: 2 hrs
Suggestions for program enhancement:
ITDS 2726/2727/2745/2748/2749/2755

Total Hours Required: 123

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Last Updated: 2/1/11