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


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Program Code: 470*/470M (Language Arts and Social Studies)
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)        
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)   C Yes  
GHY 1020 - Exploring People and Places Globally (3) [GenEd: SS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #1, meets SS concentration requirement
Quantitative Literacy      
Science Inquiry     #1 in 8 semester hour sequence

 

Semester Two [16 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 Meets ELA concentration requirement
ENG 2350 - Studies in American Literature (3) [GenEd: LS]   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
HIS 1200 - American History (3) [GenEd: HS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #2, meets SS concentration requirement
Science Inquiry     #2 in 8 semester hours sequence
HIS 1501 - Revolutions and Revolutionary Social Movements (3) [GenEd: HS]   OR HIS 2340 - Modern East Asia (3) [GenEd: HS]   C Yes Integrative Learning Experience #1, meets SS concentration requirement

 

Semester Three [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 2000 - Introduction to Learners, Teachers, and Schools (3)    C Yes  
EDU 2100 - Foundations of Educational Equity (3)    C Yes  
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
HIS 1501 - Revolutions and Revolutionary Social Movements (3) [GenEd: HS]  OR HIS 2340 - Modern East Asia (3) [GenEd: HS]   C Yes Integrative Learning Experience #2 - Revolutions: Social & Political theme, meets SS concentration requirement
Elective      

 

Semester Four [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ENG 3300 - Applied Grammar (3)   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
PS 1100 - American National Government and Politics (3) [GenEd: SS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #3, meets SS concentration requirement
HIS 3728 - History of North Carolina (3) [GenEd: HS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #4, meets SS concentration requirement
Integrative Learning Experience #3     From Revolutions: Social & Political Theme
Elective      

 

Semester Five [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 3100 - Assessment for Learning (3)    C Yes  
ENG 3580 - Teaching Composition: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy (3) [WID]   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
ENG 4560 - Adolescent Literature (3)   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
African and/or Latin American History C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement
Wellness Literacy   Yes  

 

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  
EDU 3000 - Diverse Learners: Teaching and Learning (3)    C Yes  

 

Semester Seven [14 Hours] BLOCK II (Fall)


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
CI 4491 - Middle Grades Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (3)   C Yes  
CI 4300 - Content Area Literacy, Language, and Culture in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes  
CI 4480 - Middle Grades Classroom Management (2)   C Yes  
LIT 3150 - Language Arts in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes Meets ELA concentration requirement
CI 3060 - Social Studies in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes Meets SS 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


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.

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