Overview of the program

Students in this major-minor program complete an undergraduate-only path to teacher licensure which results in the student being eligible for a Virginia Teaching License in grades 6-8 at the end of their undergraduate career. Students will major in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in their content area as well as a minor in their content area: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. See the "Student Information Packet" below for more information about the program.

Program Documents & Links
Program Overview

Bachelor of Science (minimum 120 credits)

  • General Education (41-44 credits)

  • Middle Grades Education Major (42-45 credits)

  • Content Area Endorsement Requirements (21-24 credits)

  • BS Degree Requirements (6 credits)


Content Area Endorsement Course Checklists
The official program of study is the JMU Undergraduate Catalog and students are responsible to ensure they meet all program graduation requirements as described in the catalog.

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