Math and Science 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 mathematics and science 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 and Practices

ED 271

Principles of Assessment

ED 272

Principles of Special Education

ED 302

Year 3 Seminar

ED 360

Methods of Teaching Science: Middle School

ED 361

Methods of Teaching Math: Middle School

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:

BIO 113

General Biology l: Cell and Genetics

BIO 113L

General Biology I: Cell/Genetics Lab

CHEM 115

General Chemistry l


General Chemistry l Lab


General Chemistry I SoLVE

Communication elective

ENG 222

Writing and Education

ENG 282

Literary Genres: Youth Literature

(Young Adolescent Literature)

Fine Arts elective

Focused elective

History elective

History elective

IS 134

MS Windows and Office Applications*

IS 214

Technology in Education

IS 300

Emerging Technologies for Schools

MATH 121

College Algebra*

MATH 140/210

Statistics and Probability*

MATH 201

The Nature of Mathematics

MATH 218


MATH 301

Mathematical Structures

PHIL 420

Philosophy of Education*


Foundations of Physics*


Principles of Earth & Field Science*

PSY 206

Child and Early Adolescent Development*

PSY 330

Educational Psychology

Social Science Elective