English/Language Arts and Social Studies Area of Concentration

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in middle school education: liberal arts and technology in the English/language arts and social studies area of concentration. Candidates must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson core curriculum. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a core curriculum requirement.

Major Requirements:

ED 266

Reading in the Content Areas I

ED 270

Curriculum Principles & Practices

ED 271

Principles of Assessment

ED 272

Principles of Special Education

ED 302

Year 3 Seminar

ED 362

Methods of Teaching English/Language Arts

ED 363

Methods of Teaching Social Studies

ED 367

Reading in the Content Areas II

ED 435

Seminar: Issues in Education

ED 444

Internship I: Middle School Education

ED 445

Internship II: Middle School Education

Required Field Placements in Year Two - ED 202F and ED203F

Required Field Placements in Year Three - ED 305F and ED 306F

Secondary Requirements:

Anthropology elective

Communication elective

EC 201/202

Principles of Economics: Macro/Micro

ENG 222

Writing and Education

ENG 282

Literary Genres: Youth Literature

(Young Adolescent Literature)

English elective

Fine Arts elective

Elective (Recommended subjects are English, History, or Spanish)

Geography elective*

HIST 105

World History I

HIST 106

World History II

HIST 109

United States History: Colonial America to 1865

HIST 110

United States History: 1865 to Present*

IS 134

MS Windows and Office Applications*

IS 214

Technology in Education

IS 300

Emerging Technologies for Schools

MATH 121

College Algebra*

PHIL 420

Philosophy of Education*

Political Science elective

PSY 206

Child and Early Adolescent Development*

PSY 330

Educational Psychology

Science elective

Science/Math elective