Middle Grades Education (BS): Language Arts and Social Studies (13MIDEDBS-13MIDEDLAS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ED 100 Introduction to Education5 2 COM 112 Interpsonal Communication D,2,3,5 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing and ResearchH 4 EC 201 Princ. of Econ. or 3
HI 205 or HI 233C,3,5 3 ARE 201 Intro. to Ag & Res. Econ.D,3,5 3
MA 103 Topics in Contemporary MathematicsA,1 3 GEP Natural Sciencs Reqt.B 1
GEP Natural Sciences Reqt.B 3 GEP Mathematics CourseA,1 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 ENG 265 or ENG 266 C,2,5 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 262 English Literature II2,5 3 GEP Interdisc. Persp. CourseG 3
GEP Interdisc. Persp. CourseG 2-3 ECI 309 Teaching in Middle Grades5 3
HI Elective3,7,5 3 ENG Elective2,7,5 3
ECI 204 Intro to Teaching 2 PS 231, PS 236 or PS 241J,3,5 3
ED 204 Intro to 21st Century Teaching4,5 2 HI 372, 373, 455I,3,5 3
ENG Elective2,7,5 3 GEP Addtl. Breadth CourseF 3
16-17 18

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECI 305 Prin. Teach Diverse Pop.5 3 ECI 306 Middle Grades Reading5 3
ELP 344 School and Society5 3 ECI 307 Writing Across Curriculum5 3
EDP 304 Educational Psychology5 3 ENG Elective2,7,5 3
PEH 280 or 285 Emer. Med Care or
Personal Health
2 ECI 416 Teach Exceptional Child5 3
ED 311 Classroom Assessment5 2 HI 364 North Carolina History3,5 3
ED 312 Classroom Assessment Lab5 1
ANT ElectiveD,3,6,5 3
17 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECI(ENG) 405 Literature for Adolescents2,4,5 3 ECI 454 Student Teach in Language Arts4,5 6
ECI 430 Meth. & Materials in Mid. Gr. LA4,5 4 ECI 464 Student Teach Soc. Stud.4,5 6
ECI 435 Meth. & Materials in Mid. Gr. SS4,5 4
ENG 328 Language and Writing or 
ENG 422 Writ. Theory & Writ. Process2,5
3
ECI 445 New Literacies & Portfolio5 2
16 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 126
Major/Program requirements and footnotes
1
 May select another course from GEP Mathematical Sciences area
2 Courses that count as English/Language Arts content toward 24 hour requirement for North Carolina Teaching licensure
3 Courses that count as Social Studies content toward 24 hour requirement for North Carolina Teaching licensure
4 Course that includes a field placement or experiences in middle schools
5 C Wall (2.0) course (C or better, not C-)
6. Choose any ANT course from the GEP Social Sciences course list.
7. See advisor for list of courses that satisfy this elective 

General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 103
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: 
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: HI 205 or HI 233; ENG 265 or ENG 266
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: The following courses are recommended COM 112; EC 201 or ARE 201, ANT requirement course
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list .
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better) 

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity 
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. T he following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: HI 372, 373, 455
J. Global Knowledge 
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. T he following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: PS 231, PS 236 or PS 241 or HI 233
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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