Middle Grades Education Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

B.S Course Syllabi

Area G: Methods/Curriculum/Content                                                

  • EDUC 3378     Creative/Efffect Tech/ Performance-Based Learning
  • EDUC 3370     Classroom Management
  • EDUC 3306     Educational Pyschology
  • SPED 3230     Contemporary Perspec of Except Students
  • EDUC 4450     Measuremnet and Evaluation
  • MGED 3315    Curriculum Needs for MGED
  • MGED 4439    Reading in MGED

Must select Two concentration Areas Below 

Language Arts (15 hours)

  • MGED 4423    LanguageArts for MGED
  • MGED 3326    Preadolescent Literature
  • ENGL 3204     Rhetoric and Writing
  • ENGL 3305     Modern Grammar
  • ENGL 3106     Technical Writing

Mathematics            (15 hours)

  • MGED 3314     Mathematics for MGED
  • MATH 3000      Numbers & their Applications
  • MATH 3001     Mathematical Concepts Using Technology

(Pre-requiste MATH 1113)

  • MATH 3112          Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH 3213          Modern Geometry

Social Science          (15 Hours)

  • MGED 4422     Social Studies in MGED
  • GEOG 3101     Principles of Physical Geography
  • ECON 4705     Economic History of US
  • HIST 3403        History of Georgia
  • POLS 4513      Issues in Global Politics

Science                     (15 Hours)

  • MGED 4434     Science in MGED
  • BIOL 3109         Advanced Concepts in Biological Science
  • PHYS 3001       Advanced Concepts in Physics
  • PHYS 3002       Advanced Earth & Space Science

Area H: Teaching Experience

  • EDUC 4400      Prep for Teaching
  • MGED 4461      Student Teaching

M.Ed Course Syllabi

Area A- Nature of the Learner  3hrs

  • PSYC 5530        Adolescent Pyschology
  • SPED 5547        Behavioral Management of Exception Children
  • PSYC 5515        Educational Psychology

Area B- Programs and Problems of the School 6 hrs

  • EDUC 5509        Philosophy of Education
  • MGED 5541       Nature & Curriculum Needs of Middle Grade Students

Area C- Teaching Field (Minimum of 15 hours) 

Mathematics          

  • MGED 5532       Methods & Materials for Teaching MGED
  • MGED 5530       Math Concepts in Middle Childhood Education
  • MATH 5202        Technology Oriented Mathematics
  • MATH 5311         Geometry for Teachers

Language Arts

  • MGED  5520     Language Arts Concepts for Middle Childhood
  • READ 5503       Improving Reading Instruction for Middle School
  • ENGL 5615       Advanced Exposition for Teachers
  • EDRG                (5594, 5595, or 5596) Reading Endorsement Elective

Science

  • EDUC 5570       Strategies of Instruction in Science
  • MGED 5572       Methods and Materials of Teaching Science
  • PHYS 5500        Earth Science
  • BIOL 5503          Selected Topics in Human Biology
  • BIOL 5519          Plant Biology

Social Science

  • SSCI 5580         Social Studies Concepts and Issues
  • MGED 5581      Methods & Materials in Teaching Social Studies
  • SSCI 5583         Social Studies for Global Understanding

Area D- Research (Minimum of 6 hours) 6 hrs

  • EDUC 5501      Educational Research
  • EDUC 5502      Action/Classroom Research

Area E- Middle Grades Electives (Minimum of 6 hrs) 6hrs

  • EDUC 5502      Action/ Classroom Research
  • EDUC 5540      Curriculum Principles
  • PSYC 5515       Educational Psychology
  • SPED 5501       Exceptional Children
  • SPED 5547       Behavioral Management of Exceptional Children

Total Required Hours 36 Hours

Some Acceptable Course for Substitutions

(Substitutions must be approved by your advisor and related to the areas of Concentration)

  • EDAS 5501         Intro to Organizational Leadership (Area A)
  • EDUC 5540        Curriculum Principles (Area B or E)
  • EDUC 5578        Intro to Teacher Support Services (Area C)
  • EDUC 5588        Internship in Supervising Students Teaching (Area C)
  • EDRG 5594        Intro to Theory & Pedagogy in Reading (Area C or E)
  • EDRG 5595        Diagnostic & Prescriptive Procedures in Reading   (Area C or E)   
  • EDRG 5596        Content Area Literacy (Area C or E)
  • PSYC 5515         Educational Pyschology (Area A or E)
  • SPED 5501         Exceptional Children (Area E)
  • SPED 5547         Behavior Management of Exceptional Children (Area A or E)