Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification - Grade 4 through Grade 8

College of Education and Social Work
EDP 501Young Adolescent/Adolescent Cognition, Development and Learning Theories 13
MGP 520Professional Dimensions of Teaching: Middle Grades 13
EDA 542Foundations of Special Education3
EDP 554Assessment for Learning- Middle Grades3
EDR 518Language Arts for Grades 4-83
EDR 528Reading in Grades 4-83
EDR 538Literacy Field Experience Grades 4-8 13
EDR 550Literacy Development for Students w/ Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms3
LAN 569Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) PK-123
MGP 535Teaching Social Studies Grades 4-8 13
MTE 553Teaching Children Mathematics I3
MTE 555Teaching Children Mathematics II 13
SCE 530Science Methods for Middle Level 13
GROUP III (Professional Semester) 2
MGP 550Developmental Field Experience in Inclusive Classrooms 13
MGP 551Student Teaching 13-6
MGP 552Student Teaching 13-6
Total Minimum Credits Required51

 Since these courses include fieldwork, students must have all current criminal, child abuse, FBI fingerprinting, and TB test clearences on file before the first day of class.


Students wishing to enroll in the Professional Semester must have: a) completed all required course work and field hours in Group I and II courses; b) achieved Formal Admission to Teacher Education (FATE); and c) shown evidence of having taken the PDE mandated Specialty Area PECT test(s). This Professional Semester can only take place in the Spring