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FYG - Middle Grades Education, Mathematics and Science, BS (470N)


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Program Code: 470*/470N (Mathematics and Science)
CIP Code: 13.1203

Teaching

Semester One [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        
MAT Elective C Yes MAT 1025  counts for this elective
Science Inquiry C Yes #1 of 8 semester hour science sequence, meets SCI concentration requirement
Liberal Studies Experience #1 (LS)      
Integrative Learning Experience #1      

 

Semester Two [17 Hours]


Course Subject, title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)   C    
STT 2810 - Introduction to Statistics (3)   C Yes Meets MAT concentration requirement
Science Inquiry C Yes #2 of 8 semester hour science sequence, meets SCI concentration requirement
MAT 1110 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I (4)   C Yes Meets quantitative Literacy requirement
Integrative Learning Experience #2      

 

Semester Three [17 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)        
MAT 2910 - Introduction to the Logic and Structure of Mathematics I (4)   C Yes Course offered only in Fall. Meets MAT concentration requirement
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

 

Semester Four [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Liberal Studies #2  C Yes PSY 3010  is encouraged and meets the Liberal Studies #2 requirement
MAT 3920 - Introduction to the Logic and Structure of Mathematics II (4)   C Yes Course offered only in Spring. Meets MAT concentration requirement
Integrative Learning Experience #3      
Science BIO/CHE/GES/PHY (Must take one 4 hours course in each of the remaining three science NOT taken as Science Inquiry) C Yes Meets SCI concentration requirement

 

Semester Five [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 3100 - Assessment for Learning (3)    C Yes  
MAT 3610 - Introduction to Geometry (3)   OR MAT 3950 - Informal Geometry (3)   C Yes Meets MAT concentration requirement
Science Concentration Course - AST 1050 or PHY 1600  C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #4 (SS) Meets SCI concentration requirement
Liberal Studies Experience #3 (FA)      
Wellness Literacy      
Elective      

 

Semester Six [16 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  
Wellness Literacy      
EDU 3000 - Diverse Learners: Teaching and Learning (3)   C Yes  
GS 3300 - Educational Applications of Science Concepts (3)   C Yes Meets SCI concentration requirement

 

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  
GS 4403 - Teaching Science in Middle and High Schools (3) [WID]   C Yes Meets SCI concentration requirement
CI 4040 - Mathematics in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes Meets MAT 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.

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