Wilkes University

Middle Level Education Major leading to Certification with a Concentration in English, Language Arts, and Reading

Recommended Course Sequence

124 Credits

First Semester

Credits

CS 115 – Computers and Applications

3

ED 180 – Educational Psychology

3

ENG 101 – Composition

4

FYF 101 – First-Year Foundations

3

HST 125 – American History I

3

Total Credits

16

 

 

Second Semester

 

ED 190 – Effective Teaching (40)*

3

ED 191 – Integrating Technology into the Classroom

3

ENG 120 – Introduction to Literature & Culture

3

HST 101 – Historical Foundations of the Modern World

3

MTH 101 – Solving Problems Using Math

3

Total Credits

15

 

 

Third Semester

 

EDSP 210 – Teaching Students with Spec. Needs

3

ENG 201 – Writing About Literature & Culture

4

FL or PHL 101

3

MTH 103 – Mathematics for Elem. School Teachers I

3

PSY 101 – General Psychology

3

Total Credits

16

 

 

Fourth Semester

 

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

ED 220 – Teaching … Diverse Learners

3

EDSP 225 – Spec. Ed. Methodology I (30)*

3

ENG 225 – Comparative Grammar

3

MTH 104 – Math for Elem. School Teachers II

3

Total Credits

15

 

 

Fifth Semester

Credits

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

MTH 150 - Elementary Statistics

3

ENG 233/234/281/282 – Literature Survey

3

ENG 324 – History of the English Lang.

3

ART 101/DAN 100/MUS 101/THE100

3

Total Credits

15

 

 

Sixth Semester

 

ED 326 - Adolescent Literature

3

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

ED 345 – Assessment in Education

3

ED 375 – Middle School Methods (40)*

4

ENG 233/234/281/282

3

Total Credits

16

 

 

Seventh Semester

 

PS 111

3

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

ENG 393 - Teaching English in ML/Sec. Schools (40)*

4

ENG 233/234/281/282

3

ED 380 - Content Area Literacy

3

Total Credits

16

 

 

Eighth Semester

 

ED 390 – Student Teaching (40)**

12

EDSP 388 – Inclusionary Practices

3

Total Credits

15

 

 

*Denotes field experience hours
**Denotes pre-student teaching hours completed during the first two weeks of the eighth semester.

 


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