BAED - Mathematics/English (Middle)

General requirements for Bachelor's degree: 123 minimum credit hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.

Content Prerequisites in General Education
MATH 111College Algebra 13
STAT 370Elementary Statistics 13
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
ENGL 101College English I3
ENGL 102College English II3
COMM 111Public Speaking3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics 23
ENGL 322Origins of Western Literature3
or ENGL 323 World Literature
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area II
ENGL 317History of the English Language3
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 Hours58
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 33
Teacher Education - Middle and Secondary Majors (need a B- or better in all courses below)
Core I - Fall Only
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
CI 320Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
CI 325Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: 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 425M ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - Mathematics
CI 426ECore II Practicum - English/Language Arts1
or CI 426M Core II Practicum - Mathematics
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Fall Only
CI 412ETeaching Internship I: Middle Level English2
CI 412MTeaching Internship I: Middle Level Mathematics2
CI 417Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CI 435EISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - English/Language Arts3
CI 435MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - Mathematics3
Core IV - Spring Only
CI 436EISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - English2
CI 436MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - Mathematics2
CI 461ETeaching Internship II: Middle Level English/Language Arts5
CI 461MTeaching Internship II: Middle Level Mathematics5
Licensure Exams
Praxis II English/Language Arts and Math Content Knowledge Tests
Total Credit Hours47
Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
PSY 111General Psychology3
Total Credit Hours3

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.

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 mathematics and English — grades 5–8.