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Master of Education in Middle Childhood Education

Math and Science

MCED Math-Science Liscensure

Degree Requirements

Core Requirements 44 hours

MATH 1302, ENGL 2337 or 2338, and HIST 2311 & 2312 must be selected as part of the University Core in order to fulfill other requirements or prerequisites for the major in middle childhood math and science education.

Foreign Language Requirement 6 hours

Demonstration of proficiency or 6 hours
6 hours of any second language (including ASL) or six hours of the following ESL courses or a combination of both
ESL courses: LANG 4322/5322, 4323/5323, or 4324/5324
State of Arkansas Department of Education Requirement 3 hours

HIST 4355
Math/Science Specialty - Mathematics 15 hours

MATH 1303, 3383, 3384, and 4380
MATH 1304 or 1342 or 2303
MATH 2310 (optional)
Math/Science Specialty - Laboratory Science 16 hours

IGSC 4401
8 additional hours of core laboratory science in two departments not already selected to fulfill core lab science requirement.
4 additional hours of science

Major Requirements

Block I - Introduction to the Profession (13 hours)

MCED 3105 Field Experience I
MCED 3301 Middle Level Philosophy, Trends, Family, and the Community
MCED 3303 Curriculum and Planning
MATH 3383 Mathematics for Middle School
SCED 4321/5321 Teaching Diverse Adolescents

Block II - Curriculum Applications (19 hours)

IGSC 4401 Integrated Science Methods
MATH 3384 Concepts of Geometry
MCED 3240 Field Experience II
MCED 3310 Middle Level Literacy and Literature
MCED 3430 Integrated Middle Level Curriculum
SPED 4301 Education of Exceptional Learners

Summer Course (3 hours)

EDFN 3304 Assessment in the Middle School Curriculum

Block III - Professional Practicum I (15 hours)

MCED 4120 Licensure Seminar
MCED 4501 Internship I
MCED 4310 Middle Level Content Literacy
MCED 4330 Classroom Management
MATH 4380 Concepts inf Probability and Statistics

Block IV - Professional Practicum II (12 hours)

MCED 4303 Professional Seminar
MCED 4602 Internship II
TCED 4320 Interactive Technology for Middle School)

Total 136 hours

Updated 1.30.2013