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Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education - Social Studies and Specialization

This degree is designed for students who wish to teach in middle schools.  The curriculum of the degree prepares the middle level educator to teach in two separate content areas.  Each student will have a teacher preparation program in  two areas: English/language arts, mathematics, science or social studies. Due to the complexity of this degree, its content areas, general education requirements, and lack of electives, students are urged to always receive prior approval from their advisers before enrolling in any course.


The Teacher Education Professional Education Sequence is undergoing significant change. At the time of this publication, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education is reviewing these changes. Please see your academic advisor or Student Services Director for updated course information. 

Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education-English-Language Arts  

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication Met in major with EDUC 401 0
    Technology Met in major with EDCO 305 0
    Intensive Writing Met in major with MLED 390 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list; 1*
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives See approved list;

3

Historical Perspectives See approved list;

3

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators; 3 hours met in major with EDUC 200

3

Humanities and Arts See approved list;

3

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 6-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list; may be met in concentration of MATH concentration chosen (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include a lab science.  [If 2 courses, must be in 2 different
groups:  Life, Physical, or Earth]

(3-8)

Subtotal   32-41
 
Major/Professional Education Sequence  

45

EDUC 101* Developing Observation and Analysis Skills

1

EDUC 200* Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty

3

EDUC 220* Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs

2

EDUC 401* Internship I: Understanding Contextual Factors

1

EDUC 402 Internship II:  Assessment and Instruction

9

EDUC 410*  Education in a Democracy

2

EDCO 201* Literacy and the English Language Learner

2

EDCO 202*  Supporting Exceptional & Gifted Learners in the General Ed Classroom

2

EDCO 305* Technology in the Inclusive Classroom

2

EDCO 350* Acad & Social Strat for Establishing Inclusive Classroom Climate

3

MLED 101 Symposium in Middle Level Education

1

MLED 300** Introduction to the Middle School

3

MLED 310** Dev Aspects/Mid Level Learner

3

MLED 330 Strategies and Assessment for Middle Level

2

    MLED 331 Field Exp in Middle Level Education 1
MLED 390 Reflective Teaching in Middle Level Education

1

    MLED 405 Capstone in Middle Level Education 1
    READ 331 Foundations of Literacy for Middle Level & Secondary 3
    READ 346 Content Area Read & Writ  for Mid Level 3
Social Studies Concentration (C- or higher required in each course unless otherwise noted)

18

Social Studies, to include at least three designators from ANTH, ECON, HIST, PLSC, PSYC and SOCL

12

 
HIST 505 History of South Carolina

3

 
SCST 391 Principles of Teaching Social Studies

3

 
Select from one of the following concentrations  

 

English Language Arts  

18

Mathematics  

22

Science  

18

Electives   0-4
Total  

120-126


**A grade of C or better must be earned and this course cannot be taken as S/U.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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