BAED - Science (Middle)

General requirements for Bachelor's degree: 124 minimum credit hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.

BIOL 210General Biology I 14
PHYS 395Solar System Astronomy 13
BIOL 211General Biology II4
CHEM 103Introductory Chemistry5
GEOL 102Earth Science and the Environment4
PHYS 111Introductory Physics4
PHYS 502Science Investigations: Physics5
CI 505Science Technology & Society1
Total Credit Hours30

General education course.

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
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development2
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 33
CI 425SISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - Sciences2
CI 426SCore II Practicum - Science1
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Fall Only
CI 412STeaching Internship I: Middle Level Sciences2
CI 417Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CI 435SISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - Sciences3
Core IV - Spring Only
CI 436SISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - Sciences2
CI 461STeaching Internship II: Middle Level Sciences (15 weeks)10
Licensure Exams
Praxis II Science Content Knowledge Test
Total Credit Hours39

 B- or better.


 If preferred, this class can be taken with Core III.

Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
PSY 111General Psychology3
STAT 370Elementary Statistics3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics3
or LING 315 Introduction to English Linguistics
or ANTH 352 Anthropological Linguistics
Total Credit Hours9
Select 19 credit hours of electives (to complete 124 credit hour total)19
Total Credit Hours19

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 science — grades 5–8.