Students in Middle School Education Minor will select two of the following concentration areas:

Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Science.

The requirements in each of these areas are as follows:

 Science - 18 credits

 Math - 18 credits

Language Arts - 21 Credits

Social Sciences - 21 Credits

Approved courses for these concentration areas are listed each semseter prior to enrollment. Students in Middle Education must evaluate these lists carefully as classes chage from semester to semester and not all classes are offered every spring or every fall. Please plan well. There are also restrictions for some courses on the list that should be noted. 

Science - 18 hours Credits

These classes are not offered every semester

_____ GEOL 301, Earth Science for Teachers - 4

_____ BIO 366, Plants & Environment - 4

_____ Chemistry 280, Practical Applications in Chemistry for Teachers - 4

_____ ASTR 297, Searching for Life in the Univ - 3

_____ ISAT 495, Technology in Our World - 3

_____ IDLS 395, Weather and Climate - 4

_____ IDLS 395 Field Methods for Teachers - 4

Additional courses as listed on the pre-approved list.

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Mathematics - 18 hours Credits

_____ MATH 207, Mathematical Problem Solving - 3

_____ MATH 304, Principles of Algebra - 3

_____ MATH 305, Principles of Geometry - 3

_____ MATH 306, Principles of Analysis - 3

_____ MATH 307, Principles of Probability and Statistics - 3

_____ Mathematics Electives: See below - 3

MATH 135, 235, 245, or 300

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Social Science- 21 hours Credits

These classes are not offered every semester

_____ Virginia History: HIST 350 - 3

_____ Modern American Culture: ANTH 368 - 3

_____ Geography: GEOG 280 - 3

_____ Global Perspectives: ANTH 327 or HIST 453 - 3

_____ Religion: HIST 339, REL 305, 310, 312, 320 or 385 - 3

_____ Politics: POSC 240 - 3

_____ Hum/SS Senior Capstone: IDLS 400* - 3

Additional courses as listed on the pre-approved list.

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Language Arts - 21 hours Credits

These classes are not offered every semester

_____ Grammar: ENG 309 or ENG 310 - 3

_____ Poetry: ENG 325, 331, 332, 362, or 367 - 3

_____ Writing: WRTC 340, ENG 299, or ENG 396 - 3

_____ Teaching lit: Recommended: ENG 440 or 441 - 3

           or any 300 - 400 English elective

_____ Shakespeare: ENG 317 or 318 - 3

_____ Fiction: ENG 330, 355, 356, 357, 361, or 368 - 3

_____ Hum/SS Senior Capstone: IDLS 400* - 3

Additional courses as listed on the pre-approved list. 

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