Middle Grades Education Major (MEDU)
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course levelAOS Code: U254
I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)
II General Education Marker Requirements
Students may select courses for:
Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
III Major Requirements (36 semester hours)
Note: students completing AULER rather than General Education Requirements are required to complete two writing intensive courses, one of which must be in the major.
IV Licensure Requirements
V Second Academic Concentration Requirements (27 semester hours)
Students must complete a coherent course of study (interdisciplinary) of 27 semester hours in one of four middle-level content fields: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. The 27 hours must follow the requirements designated in each field, as listed in the Middle Grades Second Academic Concentrations.
VI Additional Concentration (minimum 15 semester hours)
Students also must complete an additional concentration of 15 semester hours in one of four areas: Communication Skills, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. Specific courses will be approved by the student’s advisor to fulfill North Carolina Licensure requirements.
Dual certification in elementary and middle grades education is available under advisement.
Electives sufficient to complete the 122 hours required for the degree. Electives should increase students’ knowledge in general education and in a content field (such as psychology or multicultural education).