BAED - History/English (Middle)

General requirements for Bachelor's degree: 122 minimum credit hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.

Course Title Hours
History Comprehensive
Content Prerequisites in General Education
HIST 100The Human Adventure: World Civilization Since 15003
POLS 121American Politics3
HIST 535History of Kansas3
ANTH 303World Cultures3
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area
HIST 101World Civilization to 15003
HIST 131History of the United States: Colonial to 18653
HIST 132History of the United States Since 18653
ECON 400Economics in the Classroom Part I3
GEOG 125Principles of Human Geography3
Content Prerequisites in General Education
ENGL 101College English I3
ENGL 102College English II3
COMM 111Public Speaking3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics 13
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area
ENGL 317History of the English Language3
ENGL 322Origins of Western Literature3
or ENGL 323 World Literature
ENGL 330The Nature of Fiction3
ENGL 346American Multicultural Literature3
or ENGL 365 African-American Literature
or ENGL 546 Studies in Ethnic Literature
ENGL 680Theory and Practice in Composition3
CI 616Literature for Adolescents3
Total Credit Hours57
Course Title Hours
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 23
Teacher Education - Middle and Secondary Majors (need a B- or better in all courses below)
Core I - Fall Only
CI 320Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
CI 325ISAM: Middle/Secondary General Methods1
CI 315Core I Practicum1
Core II - Spring Only
CESP 433Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction 43
CI 425EISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - English2
or CI 425J ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - History/Government
CI 426ECore II Practicum - English/Language Arts1
or CI 426J Core II Practicum - History/Government
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Fall Only
CI 412ETeaching Internship I: Middle Level English2
CI 412JTeaching Internship I: Middle Level History/Government2
CI 417ISAM: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CI 435EISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - English/Language Arts3
CI 435JISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content Specific Methods II - History/Government3
Core IV - Spring Only
CI 436EISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - English2
CI 436JISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - History/Government2
CI 461ETeaching Internship II: Middle Level English/Language Arts5
CI 461JTeaching Internship II: Middle Level History/Government5
Licensure Exams
Praxis II English/Language Arts and History Content Knowledge Tests
Total Credit Hours44
Course Title Hours
Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
PSY 111General Psychology3
STAT 370Elementary Statistics3
Total Credit Hours9

Official Program Transition Point Requirements:

  1. Admission into teacher education - completed application packet and meet all admission to teacher education requirements as specified in College of Education - Policies.
  2. Admission to teacher internship:
    1. Satisfactory accomplishment of content-area, standard-driven assessments,
    2. B- or better in all professional teacher education courses,
    3. 2.500 GPA (overall, WSU and content), and
    4. Completed teacher intern application.
  3. Exit from teacher internship:
    1. B- or better in all professional courses,
    2. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU),
    3. Successful completion of all degree requirements,
    4. Final university supervisor evaluation form.
  4. Degree completion:
    1. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU), and
    2. Meets all degree requirements.
  5. Licensure recommendation:
    1. Passes common assessments,
    2. Passing score on Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio,
    3. PLT passed,
    4. Praxis II content test(s) passed, and
    5. Licensure application.

Candidates completing this program are eligible to be certified to teach history and English — grades 5–8. 

Applied Learning

Students are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from programs in curriculum and instruction. The requirements can be met by the following:

Students who graduate from an undergraduate program must experience at least 600 hours of field experience/internship in various classroom settings throughout their specific program. In addition, all initial licensure students must complete the Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio, which is an action research requirement for licensure.