Wilkes University

Middle Level Education Major leading to Certification with a Concentration in Mathematics and Science and Dual Certification in Special Education (PK-8)

Recommended Course Sequence

135 Credits

First Semester

Credits

ED 180 – Educational Psychology

3

ENG 101 – Composition

4

FYF 101 – First-Year Foundations

3

MTH 103 – Mathematics for Elem. School Teachers I

3

PSY 101 – General Psychology

3

Total Credits

16

 

 

Second Semester

 

CS 115 – Computers & Applications

3

EES 105 – Planet Earth

3

ED 190 – Effective Teaching (40)*

3

ED 191 – Integrating Technology into the Classroom

3

HST 101 - Historical Foundations of the Modern World

3

MTH 104 – Math for Elem. School Teachers II

3

Total Credits

18

 

 

Third Semester

 

ART 101/DAN 100/MUS 101/THE 100

3

BIO 105 – The Biological World

3

EDSP 210 – Teaching Students with Spec. Needs

3

ENG 120 – Introduction to Literature & Culture

3

HST 101 – Historical Foundations. of the Modern World

3

MTH 150 – Elementary Statistics

3

Total Credits

18

 

 

Fourth Semester

 

CHM 105 – Chemistry & Modern Society

3

ED 220 – Teaching . . . Diverse Learners

3

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

3

EDSP 227 – Behavior Management in Special Ed. (20)*

3

EES 211/251/280

4

Total Credits

16

 

 

Fifth Semester

Credits

BIO 121 – Principles of Modern Biology I

4

EDSP 300 – Spec. Ed. Assessment & Evaluation

3

PHY 105 – Concepts in Physics

3

MTH 111 – Calculus I

4

MTH 303 – Teaching Mathematics in ML & SS (40)*

4

Total Credits

18

 

 

Sixth Semester

 

BIO 122 – Principles of Modern Biology II

4

EDSP 302 – Special Ed. Methods

3

ENG 201 – Writing About Literature & Culture

4

MTH 114 – Calculus and Modeling…

4

ANT 101/EC 102/PS 111/SOC 101

3

Total Credits

18

 

 

Seventh Semester

 

ED 345 – Assessment in Education

3

ED 371 – Teaching Methods in Science (40)*

4

EDSP 226 – Special Ed. Methodology (20)*

3

ENG 225 – Comparative Grammar

3

FL or PHL 101

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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