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Intermediate Grades

This specialization is designed for individuals who are interested in working with the intermediate grades (4-6) in the elementary school.

General Education | Professional Core | Elementary Major

Required Courses:

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Grade

Date

TED 4370

Introduction to Middle School

3

   

TED 4390

Teaching at the Middle Level

3

   

Choose two content areas.  One of the choices must be math, science, or world language.

Mathematics

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Grade

Date

MATH 1310

Intermediate Algebra (Can test out)

3*

   

Nine additional hours from the following:

MATH 1320

College Algebra

3

   

MATH 1330

Trigonometry

3

   

MATH 1340

Algebra and Trigonometry for Calculus

4

   

MATH 1530

Probability & Statistics

3

   

CIST 1400

Introduction to Computer Programming

3

   

MATH 1950

Calculus I

5

   

CSCI 1500

Introductory Visual Basic

3

   
*general education requirement

Social Science

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Grade

Date

Hist 1110 or 1120

American History

3*

   

PSCI 1100

American Government

3*

   

GEOG 1000 or 1020

Geography

3*

   

Nine additional hours to include the following:

ECON 1200

Introduction to the U.S. Economy

3

   

HIST 1000 or 1010

World Civilization I or World Civilization II

3

   

3 hours additional Social Science

*general education requirement

Language Arts

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Grade

Date

ENGL 1150

English Composition

6*

   

SPCH 1110/1160

Speech

3*

   

ENGL 2300

Introduction to Literature

3*

   

Nine additional hours to include:

3 hours additional Composition course

3 hours additional Literature course

3 hours Language Arts of choice (Journalism, Speech, Dramatic Arts, English)

*general education requirement

Natural Science

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Grade

Date

 

Biological and Physical Science

8*

   

Choose nine additional hours to include disciplines not covered in General Education:

CHEM 1010

Chemistry in the Environment and Society

4

   

CHEM 1140

Fundamentals of College Chemistry and Lab (must test)

5

   

PHYS 1030

Physics of Life and Lab

4

   

PHYS 1350

Principles of Astronomy and Lab

4

   

GEOL 1010

Environmental Geology

3

   

GEOL 1170

Introduction to Physical Geology

4

   

GEOG 1030

Introduction to Earth and Environmental Science

5

   

FSCI 1310

Science of Food

3

   
*general education requirement

This program does not lead to an endorsement. Student Teaching must be completed in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.