Bachelors of Arts in Middle School Education

The Middle School Education curriculum is designed to teach students subject area knowledge, communication, instructional skills, classroom behavioral management, and assessment methods to excel in the classroom.

Course descriptions may be viewed in the course catalog.

All teacher education students are required to take the same 8 courses in their Freshman year:

1st Semester

Course ID Course Name
EDU 2101 Introduction to Teaching
EDU 2102 Educational Psychology
EDU 2103 How Learning Happens
EDU 2104 Learning Styles

2nd Semester

Course ID Course Name
EDU 2105 Curriculum Design and Supervision
EDU 2106 Accelerated Learning
EDU 2107 Classroom Management
EDU 2108 Lesson Planning

During the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years teacher education students must take:

  • 8 courses from Group A of their chosen Degree Track
  • 8 courses from Group B of their chosen Degree Track
  • 8 courses from Group C (Electives) of their chosen Degree Track
    Elective: An elective is any course offered by the university, including those in and out of the students major Degree Track.
GROUP A COURSES
Course ID Course Name
STEM 2801 Algebra
EDU 2341 Alternative Teaching Strategies
EDU 2430 Children with Special Needs
EDU 2342 Classroom Accommodations and Modifications
EDU 2551 Education Around the World
EDU 2220 Educational Leadership
STEM 2811 Ed Technology/ Introduction
STEM 2805 Geometry
EDU 2552 Historical Perspectives
EDU 2250 International Education in Global Times
EDU 2251 Issues in Education
EDU 2503 Phonics
STEM 2821 Physics/ Introduction
EDU 2351 Using Art to Enhance Learning
EDU 2352 Using Movement to Teach
EDU 2404 Whole Brain Education
STEM 2812 Technology-Enhanced Lessons
Group B Courses
Course ID Course Name
STEM 2801 Algebra
EDU 2341 Alternative Teaching Strategies
EDU 2430 Children with Special Needs
EDU 2342 Classroom Accommodations and Modifications
EDU 2551 Education Around the World
EDU 2220 Educational Leadership
STEM 2811 Ed Technology/ Introduction
STEM 2805 Geometry
EDU 2552 Historical Perspectives
EDU 2250 International Education in Global Times
EDU 2251 Issues in Education
EDU 2503 Phonics
STEM 2821 Physics/ Introduction
EDU 2351 Using Art to Enhance Learning
EDU 2352 Using Movement to Teach
EDU 2404 Whole Brain Education
STEM 2812 Technology-Enhanced Lessons
GROUP C COURSES

Group C Courses are electives. Students can select any course the university offers.