Wilkes University

Middle Level Education Major leading to Certification with a Concentration in Social Studies

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 101 – Historical Foundations of the Modern World

3

Total Credits

16

Second Semester

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

ED 190 – Effective Teaching (40)*

3

ED 191 – Integrating Technology into the Classroom

3

HST 102 – Europe Before 1600

3

MTH 101 – Solving Problems Using Math

3

Total Credits

15

Third Semester

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

EDSP 210 – Teaching Students with Spec. Needs

3

ENG 120 – Introduction to Literature & Culture

3

MTH 103 – Mathematics for Elem. School Teachers I

3

PSY 101 – General Psychology

3

HST 125 - American History I

3

Total Credits

18

Fourth Semester

EC 102 or ANT 101/102

3

ED 220 – Teaching … Diverse Learners

3

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

3

HST 126 – American History II

3

MTH 104 – Math for Elem. School Teachers II

3

Total Credits

15

Fifth Semester

Credits

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

Visual/Performing Arts

3

ENG 225 - Comparative Grammar

3

MTH 150 – Elementary Statistics

3

PS 111 – Introduction to American Politics

3

Total Credits

15

Sixth Semester

BIO/CHM/EES/PHY 105

3

ED 345 – Assessment in Education

3

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

4

ENG 202 - Technical Writing

3

SOC 101 or ANT 101

3

Total Credits

16

Seventh Semester

ED 380 - Content Area Literacy

3

ED 381 - Teaching Methods in Social Studies (40)*

3

FL or PHL 101

3

HST 300 Level

3

PS 141/PS 151

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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