Middle School Education, Grades 4 - 8
Southeastern's Middle School Education program offers specialized preparation in teaching grades 4 through 8. Instructional alignment is a key focus of the program, including planning, implementing and assessing lessons presented in area schools. A strong emphasis is placed on middle-level educational practices and relevant field experiences throughout the program. Students gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to have a positive impact on student achievement in grades 4 through 8.
*Please note, an area of certification must be chosen for this degree from the options listed.
Total semester hours required: 120
Approximately 110 hours of field experience prior to student teaching
Pass all parts of the PRAXIS Core: Pre-Professional Skills Test in Reading, Writing and Mathematics
Have a 2.75 cumulative or degree grade point average and a 2.75 cumulative or degree grade point average in work completed at Southeastern
Complete and earn a grade of "C" or better in all required professional courses in Education and Educational Psychology
Complete and earn a grade of "C" or better in all required courses in first teaching fields (identified on the curriculum sheet)
Pass PRAXIS II examinations in Principles of Learning and Teaching and Content Specialty Area Tests
Complete and earn a grade of "B" or better in Education 202
Successfully complete portfolio submissions during the program
Successfully complete student teaching or year-long residency
What Can You Be
Middle School Teacher, Grades 4-8 in English, Mathematics, Science and/or Social Studies
Student Orgs & Activities