BAED - Mathematics/Science (Middle)

General requirements for Bachelor's degree: 132 minimum hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.

Course Title Hours
Requirements for Middle School Majors
Content Prerequisites in General Education
MATH 111College Algebra 13
STAT 370Elementary Statistics 13
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area
MATH 121Geometry for College Students (offered summer only) 13
MATH 123College Trigonometry 13
MATH 144Business Calculus 13
MATH 300Evolution of Mathematics (offered summer only) 13
MATH 501Elementary Mathematics 15
MATH 502Mathematics for Middle School Teachers (offered fall only)5
Content Prerequisites in General Education
PHYS 111Introductory Physics4
PHYS 395Solar System Astronomy3
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area
CHEM 103Introductory General, Organic and Biochemistry5
PHYS 502Science Investigations: Physics5
GEOL 102Earth Science and the Environment4
BIOL 210General Biology I4
BIOL 211General Biology II4
CI 505Science Technology & Society1
Total Credit Hours58
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 33
CI 425SISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - Sciences2
or CI 425M ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - Mathematics
CI 426SCore II Practicum - Science1
or CI 426M Core II Practicum - Mathematics
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Fall Only
CI 412STeaching Internship I: Middle Level Sciences2
CI 412MTeaching Internship I: Middle Level Mathematics2
CI 417ISAM: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CI 435SISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - Sciences3
CI 435MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - Mathematics3
Core IV - Spring Only
CI 436SISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - Sciences2
CI 436MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - Mathematics2
CI 461STeaching Internship II: Middle Level Sciences5
CI 461MTeaching Internship II: Middle Level Mathematics5
Licensure Exams
Praxis II Science and Math Content Knowledge Test
Total Credit Hours44
Course Title Hours
Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics3
or LING 315 Introduction to English Linguistics
or ANTH 352 Anthropological Linguistics
PSY 111General Psychology3
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 Applied Studies - 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 math and science — 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.