Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification - Grade 4 through Grade 8

College of Education and Social Work
GROUP I
EDP 501Young Adolescent/Adolescent Cognition, Development and Learning Theories 13
MGP 520Professional Dimensions of Teaching: Middle Grades 13
EDA 542Foundations of Special Education3
GROUP II
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
1

 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.

2

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