Jul 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Middle Grades, Lang Art & Soc Studies (470M)

Middle Grades Education - Language Arts and Social Studies Concentrations, BS (470M)

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Program Code: 470*/470M (Language Arts and Social Studies)
CIP Code: 13.1203


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Fifteen hours may be double counted with General Education.

Six hours may be double counted between the major and the concentration.

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.


To be admitted to the Teacher Education, students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, completed 45 semester hours, completed criminal background check and successfully completed testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS I CORE (or exempt based on SAT or ACT scores). See Admission to Teacher Education . Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission to Teacher Education, Student Teaching and graduation.

Refer to the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook for complete details related to Teacher Education admission, GPA, edTPA, Student Teaching and testing requirements.

Major Requirements (71 Hours)

(-15 Gen Ed)

Middle Grades Academic Concentrations

Language Arts, Social Studies. All courses within the concentrations must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).

  • Language Arts Concentration
  • Social Studies Concentration

The Following Courses Must Be Taken Using the Cohort Model

The following courses must be taken using the cohort model. Please note that all cohort internships and student teaching can be done only in schools that have been identified by ASU as professional development schools.

Block I

Second Semester Junior year. Please note that this block is offered only during the spring term.


# Cannot be taken before being admitted to Teacher Education
* Should be taken before junior year (Pre-requisite to enter Teacher Education)
+ Must have a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
** Must be taken before student teaching
@ May double count with Gen Ed.
^ Course meets requirements for Major and Academic Concentration

Second Academic Concentration

Second academic concentration requirements are met upon successful completion of middle grades content concentrations.

Electives (0-2 Hours)

Total Required (120 Hours)


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