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Middle Level Education Certification Minor

Department

  • This minor is not associated with a department.

Minor Requirements

Sixty semester hours of courses with an EDUC field code plus SOCI 270 . Minor is restricted to the following specific 63 hours of coursework. Students must complete at least half of the Education coursework through Columbia College and maintain a 2.8 GPA.

Education Coursework
SOCI/ANTH 270 - Minority Cultures and Relations 3 hours
EDUC 100 - Introduction to Education 3 hours 1, 2
EDUC 198 - Field Experience I 1 hour 1
EDUC 200 - Law, Ethics and Education 3 hours 3
EDUC/PSYC 230 - Educational Psychology 3 hours
EDUC 270 - Literature for Children and Adolescents 3 hours
EDUC 298 - Field Experience II 1 hour 1
EDUC 300 - Techniques of Teaching 3 hours 1
EDUC 311 - Classroom and Behavior Management Techniques 3 hours 1
EDUC 322 - Educational Measurement and Assessment 3 hours
EDUC 326 - Middle School Methods 4 hours
EDUC 331 - Teaching of Reading 3 hours 1
EDUC 337 - Teaching Language Arts in Middle and Elementary Schools 3 hours
EDUC 338 - Teaching Reading in the Content Area 3 hours 1
EDUC 390 - Education and Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3 hours
EDUC/PSYC 392 - Adolescent Psychology 3 hours
EDUC 400 - Senior Seminar 3 hours (Take course in the semester prior to student teaching)
EDUC 424 - Student Teaching in the Middle School 12 hours 4 (16 weeks)

Teaching Methods Course (3 sem. hrs)
Select course that corresponds with desired content area:
Math - EDUC 360
Social Studies - EDUC 362
Science - EDUC 365
English - EDUC 367
Speech/Theatre - EDUC 368

Note(s):
1 Includes Field Experience
2 Must be taken within first 9 hrs of EDUC classes
3 Meets college Ethics requirement
4 Must receive a "B" or higher for certification

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