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2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Middle Grades Education, Science and Social Studies, BS (470R)


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Program Code: 470*/470R (Science 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 S concentration requirement
Quantitative Literacy      
Science Inquiry C Yes #1 in 8 semester hour sequence, meets SCI concentration requirement

 

Semester Two [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HIS 1200 - American History (3) [GenEd: HS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #2, meets SS concentration requirement
Science Inquiry C Yes #2 in 8 semester hour sequence, meets SCI concentration requirement
Liberal Studies Experience #3     (FA if not met elsewhere)
Integrative Learning Experience #1     Choose from Empire to Globalization, How we Know the Past, Las Americas, Revolution: Social & Political, or War and Peace
Wellness Literacy      

 

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)        
Integrative Learning Experience #2     Must be from theme chosen
Science BIO/CHE/GES/PHY (Must take one 4 hour course in each of the remaining three sciences NOT taken as Science Inquiry) C Yes Meets SCI concentration requirement

Semester Four [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
PS 1100 - American National Government and Politics (3) [GenEd: SS]   C Yes Liberal Studies Experience #4, meets SS concentration requirement
Science BIO/CHE/GES/PHY (Must take one 4 hour course in each of the remaining three sciences NOT taken as Science Inquiry C Yes Meets SCI concentration requirement
HIS 3728 - History of North Carolina (3) [GenEd: HS]   C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement
Integrative Learning Experience #3     Must be from theme chosen
SS Concentration Course C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement

 

Semester Five [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 3100 - Assessment for Learning (3)    C Yes  
African or Asian or Latin American History (2 or 3 required) C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement
Science Concentration Course - AST 1050  or PHY 1600  C Yes Meets SCI concentration requirement
African or Asian or Latin American History (2 or 3 required) C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement
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  
GS 3300 - Educational Applications of Science Concepts (3)   C Yes  
African or Asian or Latin American History (2 of 3 required) C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement
Wellness Literacy      

 

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  
GS 3300 - Educational Applications of Science Concepts (3)   C Yes  
Wellness Literacy      
EDU 3000 - Diverse Learners: Teaching and Learning (3)   C Yes  

 

Semester Seven [15 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  
CI 3060 - Social Studies in the Middle Grades (3)   C Yes Meets SS concentration requirement
GS 4403 - Teaching Science in Middle and High Schools (3) [WID]   C Yes Meets SCI 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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