School for Education


B.S.E. in Middle School Education

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus.

The Bachelor of Science in Education - Middle School Education program covers the education of children from grade 5 through grade 9 and leads to teaching certification. This degree requires a minimum of 120 total credit hours to graduate.

Because there are specific general education and subject area courses required for graduation from Park University and for teacher certification in the state of Missouri, it is imperative the student speak with his or her advisor regarding these requirements prior to enrollment.


REQUIREMENTS
  • 49 hours, 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • No grade lower than a “C” in education core.

AVAILABILITY
Parkville, 16-Week


Degree Requirements


Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Core Education Courses 49
EDU 107 Career Inquiry in Education 2
EDM 225 Psychology of Education & Adolescence 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
Admission to the School for Education - Certification Program is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDM 353 Teaching Strategies & Classroom Management 3
EDM 358 Reading & Writing in the Content Area 3
EDE 360A Practicum 2
EDE 360B Practicum 2
EDU 367 Assessment in Education 3
EDU 375 Exceptional Children 3
EDM 395 Methodology in Teaching Content Area in the Middle School Classrooms 3
EDE 410 Directed Teaching 12
Total Hours 49


Concentrations

Students seeking middle school certification must select two of the areas of concentration listed below. Students must earn at least 21 credit hours in each of the two areas.

Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
LANGUAGE ARTS
21
EN 105 Writing Seminar I 3
EN 106 Writing Seminar II 3
EN 318 Later American Lit 3
EDU 300 Writing in Education 3
EN 231 Introduction to Language 3
EN 351 Foundations of Lit 3
- - One additional English course 3
MATHEMATICS 21
MA 110 Geometry for Teachers 3
MA 120 Statistics 3
MA 135 College Algebra 3
MA 150 Pre-calculus 3
MA 208 Discrete Mathematics 3
MA 350 History of Mathematics 3
PH 103 Fundamentals of Logic 3
SCIENCE 21
BI 210 Human Biology 3
CH 107 General Chemistry I w/CH 107L 4
GO 130 Astronomy
4
Choose one (1) of the following courses (4 cr.): 4
BI 101 Biological Concepts -OR-
4
BI 111 Environmental Biology 4
NS 304 Science, Technology, and Society 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
SOCIAL STUDIES
21
- - An introductory Anthropology course 3
Choose one (1) of the following courses (3 cr.): 3
HIS 101 Western Civilization I -OR-
3
HIS 102 Western Civilization II 3
Choose one (1) of the following courses (3 cr.): 3
EC 141 Principles of Macroeconomics -OR-
3
EC 142 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Choose one (1) of the following courses (3 cr.): 3
HIS 104 Am. His. Survey Through the Civil War -OR-
3
HIS 105 Am. His. Survey Since the Civil War 3
PO 200 American National Government 3
PO 201 State and Local Government 3
- - An American, World, or similar Geography course 3