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2013-2014 Catalog


Middle School Education
Grade 4 – Grade 8 Generalist Certification
Degree Seeking Candidates Only

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Check requirements in the UHV Catalog.

Block I – Must take these 3 classes CONCURRENTLY before moving on to the next block of classes.

CUIN 3323 Instructional Design
INDS 3323 Child Development & Its Application to Learning
LITY 3340 Using Literature with Adolescents

Prerequisites: CUIN 3323, INDS 3323 and LITY 3340 

LITY 3320 Foundations of Reading Theories & Assessment
CUIN 4358 Science for Middle School
LITY 4362 Workshop Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction
MSED 4345 Math Concept II for Middle School Teachers
CUIN 4316 Effective Social Studies Instruction - may be taken after block 1

General Education Courses

MATH 3312 Advanced Math Concepts – may be taken with any block
CUIN 4324 Classroom Mgmt and Student Assessment for Learning
FEDU 4310 Human Learning & Its Application to Education –may be taken after block I

The following University Based Courses may be taken without admission to the Teacher Education Program; however, you may have difficulties with scheduling if all are taken prior to acceptance to the Teacher Education Program.

University Based Courses

ANTH 3311 Anthropology of Diverse Populations
ENGL 3310 Introduction to the Study of Language
ENGL 3312 Grammar & Rhetoric
ENGL 3430 Professional Writing
SPED 4325 The Inclusive Classroom
SCIE 3320 Physical Science or SCIE 3310 Earth Science
SPED 3321 Exceptional Children: An Introduction

Student Teaching and Professional Seminar (Prerequisites – Admission by Application to the Director of Field Experiences – application
deadline for fall is March 1st, spring deadline is September 15th)

MSED 4303 Middle School Education Student Teaching
MSED 4304 Middle School Education Student Teaching
MSED 4307 Middle School Education Professional Seminar