Middle Grades Education (BS): Mathematics and Sciences (13MIDEDBS-13MIDEDMSD)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
EMS 101 Orien to Math & Sci Ed 0 MEA 101 Phy GeologyB 3
CH 101 Chem–A Molecular ScienceB 3 MEA 110 Phy Geology lab 1
CH 102 Molecular Chem LabB 1 CH 201 Chem–A Quant Science 3
MA 141 Calculus IA 4 CH 202 Quant Chemistry Lab 1
ENG 101 Acad. Writing & ResH 4 MA 241 Calculus IIA 4
COM 112 Interpersonal ComD 3 EMS 102 Intro to Mid Gra Teach 2
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BIO 181 Intro Bio Ecol/DivB 4 BIO 183 Intro Bio Cell/MolB 4
CSC 200 Intro to Computers 3 PY 131 Conceptual PhysicsB 4
MEA 130 IntrotoWeat&ClimB 3 EMS 203 Intro toTeach Math & Sci 3
MEA 135 Introto Weat & Clim LabB 1 EMS 203L Intro toTeach Math & Sci Lab 0
GEP Add’l Breadth RequiremtD,I,J 3 EDP 304 Educational PsychD 3
MA 114 Intro to Finite MathA 3 Statistics courseA 3
17 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECI 309 Teach in Middle Years 3 MA 308 College GeometryA 3
ELP 344 School & Society 3 PSY 476 Adol Psychology 3
EMS 373 Instr. Materials in Sci OR
EMS 480 Teach Math With Microcomp
3 EMS 375 Methods of Teach Sci I 3
ECI 305 Prin Teach Div Pop 3 ECI 416 Teach Except Students 3
MA 225 Found of Adv. Math 3 MA *** Math ElectiveA 3
PEH 280 Respond to Emergency OR
PEH 282 First Responder
2 EMS 101J Orient to Math & Sci Ed. 0
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
Free Electives 2
17 18

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
EMS 470 Methods of Teach Math 3 ECI 306 Middle Years Reading 3
EMS 471 Student Teach in Math 4 Hist/Phil of Science Elective1,J 3
EMS 474 Teach Math Mid Years 3 GEP Humanities RequirementC,I,J 6
EMS 476 Student Teach in Sci 4 GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG,I,J 2-3
14 14-15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 127

1 Choose one from HI 321, HI 322, HI 341, HI 480, PHI 340 or STS 301


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 141, MA 241
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: CH 101 /CH 102, MEA 101
C. Humanities 
(6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list .
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: EDP 304, COM 112
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 Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: HI 321, HI 322, HI 341, HI 480, PHI 340 or STS 301
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 (USD)
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-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: NONE
J. Global Knowledge 
(GK)
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-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: PHI 340
K. Foreign Language proficiency 
– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

 

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