The Middle School Education Grades 4-8 [Science], PBC program leads to initial teacher certification and is only offered 100% online. All teacher education preparation requirements must be satisfied for this certificate.
By meeting the general requirements for admission and the following prerequisites, applicants can enroll in Portal I courses:
Possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited university; and
Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 at the time of baccalaureate degree conferral.
Official admission into the program is contingent upon meeting the requirements for EDUC 499.
Term 1: Fall - 8 hours
Note: EDUC 203 requires 10 field experience hours, and EDUC 220 requires 5 field experience hours.
EDUC 499 packet must be approved prior to enrolling in EDUC and SPED 300/400 level courses.
Note: EDUC 351 requires 15 field experience hours, EDUC 469 requires 20 field experience hours, and (EDUC 460M requires a minimum of 60% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 4-8 classroom completing residency hours, or EDUC 462M requires 100% of the instructional week in a grade 4-8 classroom as the teacher of record).
Note: EDUC 330 requires 15 field experience hours, and (EDUC 461M requires 100% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 4-8 classroom completing residency hours, or EDUC 463M requires 100% of the instructional week in a grade 4-8 classroom as the teacher of record).