The Bachelor of Science in Education in middle level education degree prepares students to teach grades 4-8. Graduates will be eligible for Arkansas licensure in two middle level content areas of their choosing—math, science, language arts, and/or social studies.
The 120-hour program provides a comprehensive understanding of young adolescent learners and of the need for a learning environment that is responsive to students’ developmental needs. Students will also gain expertise in teaching field content and pedagogy.
The program coordinator will assess each applicant’s transcript on an individual basis and help develop a customized program for that student.
Before you apply:
Please review the admission requirements and contact the program advisor to determine whether you qualify for admission to this program.
- Be formally admitted to UALR. Undergraduate admission requirements for the university can be found in our “Become a Student” section.
- Have completed RHET 1311 and 1312 English Composition and with a grade of C or greater; have completed MATH 1302 with a grade of C or greater
- Have completed at least 50 hours (for the Middle Childhood Education program) with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or greater
- Submit official Praxis Core (formerly called PPST) which are no lower than the state of Arkansas minimum cutoff score for each test.*