Wilkes University

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

Recommended Course Sequence

132 Credits

First Semester

Credits

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

ED 180 – Educational Psychology

3

FYF 101 – First-Year Foundations

3

HST 101 – Historical Foundations of the Modern World

3

MTH 101 – Solving Probs. Using Math

3

PSY 101 – General Psychology

3

Total Credits

18

 

 

Second Semester

 

CS 115 – Computers & Applications

3

ED 190 – Effective Teaching (40)*

3

ED 191 – Integrating Technology into the Classroom

3

ENG 101 – Composition

4

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

Total Credits

16

   

Third Semester

 

HST 125 - American History I

3

EDSP 210 – Teaching Students with Spec. Needs

3

ED 220 – Teaching . . . Diverse Learners

3

ENG 120 – Introduction to Literature & Culture

3

MTH 103 – Mathematics for Elem. School Teachers I

3

MTH 150 – Elementary Statistics

3

Total Credits

18

   

Fourth Semester

 

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

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

3

ENG 225 - Comparative Grammar

3

ENG 202 – Technical Writing

3

MTH 104 – Math for Elem. School Teachers II

3

Total Credits

15

   

Fifth Semester

Credits

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

EDSP 226 – Teaching Students with Low Incidence Disabilities w/ field experience (Cross List with EDSP 502)

3

EDSP 300 – Spec. Ed. Assessment & Evaluation

3

MTH 111 – Calculus I

4

Visual/Performing Arts

3

Total Credits

16

   

Sixth Semester

Credits

ED 375 – Middle-Level & Secondary Ed. Methods (40)*

4

EDSP 302 – Secondary Transition in Special Education (Cross List with EDSP 505)

3

EDSP 227 - Behavior Intervention and Support w/field experience (Cross List with EDSP 503)

3

MTH 114 – Calculus and Modeling…

4

PHL 101 or FL

3

Total Credits

17

   

Seventh Semester

 

PS 111 - Introduction to American Politics

3

MTH 303 – Teaching Math in ML & SS (40)* 4
ED 380 - Content Area Literacy 3
MTH 231 – Discrete Mathematics 3
MTH 343 – Introduction to Geometry 3
Total Credits 16
   

Eighth Semester

 

 ED 390 – Student Teaching (40)** 12
EDSP 388 - Inclusionary Practices 3
Total Credits 16
   

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

 


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