2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Middle School Education, BS-Language and Literacy

Middle school education (grades 4 to 8) is designed for students who want to teach in a specific content area (English/language arts, reading, and ESL) in elementary and middle school settings.

Total Semester Hours Required for Degree: 124

TCU Core Curriculum: 39 Hours

Prior to Entry into College of Education: 9 hours

EDUC 20003Critical Investigation: Teaching and Learning

3

EDMS 30013Professional Roles and Responsibilities

3

EDMS 30103Developmental Psychology of Adolescence

3

Junior Year through Senior Year/Semester 1: 57 hours

EDMS 30001Professional Practice Seminar

1

EDMS 30113Digital Literacy, Learning, and Citizenship in Education

3

EDMS 30123Educational Psychology

3

EDMS 30603Study of Exceptional Students

3

EDMS 50663Motivating and Managing Students in the Classroom

3

OR

EDSP 55663Motivating and Managing Students in the Classroom

3

EDMS 51103Assessment

3

OR

EDUC 55313Educational Assessment

3

EDMS 41151Field Experience in Education

1

EDMS 30001 must be taken semester prior to student teaching

EDMS 41151 is required two semesters

Content Methods Courses- refer to content area course requirements

Senior Year/Semester 2: 6 hours

EDMS 40986Student Teaching in the Middle School

6

OR

EDUC 55980Advanced Clinical Teaching

1.00-6.00

Content Area Course Requirements

Select 3 hours from:

ENGL 10103Introduction to Fiction

3

ENGL 10113Introduction to Poetry

3

ENGL 10123Introduction to Drama

3

ENGL 10203Introduction to Creative Writing

3

Select 3 hours from:

Select 6 hours from English Major: Area A – American Literature

Select 3 hours from English Major: Area B – British Literature

Select 3 hours from English Major: Area C – Writing

Select 6 hours from English Major: Area D – Theory

EDMS 50153Literature for Adolescents

3

EDMS 50173Development of Written Communication

3

EDMS 50223Practicum in Reading and ESL

3

EDSP 50013Literacy Methods in Special Education

3

EDUC 50503Foundations of Language Acquisition

3

EDUC 50513Curriculum and Instruction in the Second Language Learning Classroom

3