Feb 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Middle Grades Education, Language Arts and Science, BS (470L)


Program Code: 470*/470L (Language Arts and Science)
CIP Code: 13.1203

Teaching

Semester One [17 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        
Quantitative Literacy      
Science Inquiry C Yes #1 of 8 semester hour science sequence, meets SCI concentration requirement
Liberal Studies Experience #1      
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)   C Yes  

 

Semester Two [17 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ENG 2030 - World Literature to 1650 (3) [GenEd: LS]  OR ENG 2040 - World Literature since 1650 (3) [GenEd: LS]   C Yes Integrative Learning Experience #1, From Empire to Globalization, meets ELA concentration requirement
Science Inquiry C Yes #2 of 8 semester hour science sequence, meets SCI concentration requirement
Liberal Studies #2 (HS)      
Integrative Learning Experience #2     From Empire to Globalization
ENG 2350 - Studies in American Literature (3) [GenEd: LS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #3, meets ELA concentration requirement
Wellness Literacy      

 

Semester Three [17 Hours]


Course subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
CI 2300 - Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age (2)   C Yes  
PSY 3010 - Psychology Applied to Teaching (3)   C Yes If double counting for Liberal Studies Experience, an additional 3 cr of electives will need to be taken
FDN 2400 - Critical Perspectives on Learning and Teaching (2)   C Yes  
Science BIO/CHE/GLY/PHY C Yes (Must take one 4 hour course in each of the remaining three sciences NOT taken as Science Inquiry) Meets SCI concentration requirement
ENG 3300 - Applied Grammar (3)   C Yes  

 

Semester Four [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Integrative Learning Experience #3 (HS)      
Liberal Studies #4 (FA)      
Science BIO/CHE/GES/PHY (Must take one 4 hours course in each of the remaining three sciences NOT taken as Science Inquiry) C Yes Meets SCI Concentration requirement
ENG 3580 - Teaching Composition: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy (3) [WID]   C Yes Meets ELA Concentration requirement
Wellness Literacy      

 

Semester Five [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
CI 3400 - Policies and Practices in Educational Assessment (2)   C Yes  
SPE 3300 - Creating Inclusive Learning Communities (3)   C Yes  
Science BIO/CHE/GES/PHY (Must take one 4 hours course in each of the remaining three sciences NOT taken as Science Inquiry) C Yes Meets SCI Concentration requirement
ENG 4560 - Adolescent Literature (3)   C Yes Meets ELA Concentration requirement
Elective      

 

Semester Six [15 Hours] BLOCK I (Spring)


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
CI 3900 - Middle Grades Internship (3) [WID]   S    
CI 3910 - Middle Level Education (3)   C Yes  
CI 3920 - Teaching Young Adolescents (3)   C Yes  
GS 3300 - Educational Applications of Science Concepts (3)   C Yes Meets SCI Concentration requirement
RE 3070 - Media for Young People (3)   C Yes Course offered only in Spring. Meets ELA Concentration requirement

 

Semester Seven [15 Hours] BLOCK II (Fall)


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
CI 4490 - Middle Grades Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (4)   C Yes  
CI 4480 - Middle Grades Classroom Management (2)   C Yes  
CI 4300 - Content Area Literacy, Language, and Culture in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes  
GS 4403 - Teaching Science in Middle and High Schools (3) [WID]   C Yes Meets SCI Concentration requirement
RE 3150 - Language Arts in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes Meets ELA Concentration requirement

 

Semester Eight [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 4900 - Student Teaching (12) [CAP]   S    

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Min Major GPA Min Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.0 2.7

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year. Minimum grade of “C” required.
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3 Minimum grade of “C” required
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines.
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines.
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


Contact: Dr. Chris Cook - 262-6062 cookcm5@appstate.edu

Additional Notes:

  • Middle Grades Block I is offered in Spring semester only; Block II is offered in Fall semester only.
  • Refer to the Major POS and the General Education POS for more information and pre/co-requisites. Consult the University Bulletin for course prerequisites
  • Meet PRAXIS I requirement during FRESHMAN YEAR. See First Year Course Guide at http://advising.appstate.edu
  • Apply to teacher education during sophomore year.
  • A student must have at least a 2.70 grade-point average to be admitted to the teacher education program and must maintain a 2.70 grade-point average overall through student teaching.