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ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

CORE COURSES

* Language Other than English (LOTE): Adolescence Education majors are required to complete 6 credit hours of the same language for certification.

** Adolescence Education majors are required to select a major in one of the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, Mathematics, or Social Studies.

  • EDU 1010 Foundations of Education | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • PSY 2060 Child and Adolescent Psychology | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 2020 Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Classrom | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 2621 Practicum for Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Classrom | 1.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3337 Curriculum Design and Instruction: Adolescence Education | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3347 Content Area Literacy in the Middle School | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3647 Practicum for Content Area Literacy in the Middle School | 1.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3357 Methodologies of Teaching: Adolescence Education | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3657 Practicum for Methodologies of Teaching: Adolescence Education | 1.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3367 Content Area Literacy in the Secondary School | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3937 Student Teaching I and Seminar: Adolescence Education | 6.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 4397 Student Teaching II and Seminar: Adolescence Education | 12.00 Credit Hours

ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION OPTIONAL MIDLEVEL EXTENSION

Optional Extension for the Adolescence Education Certificate: Extension to Teach a Subject in Grades 5-6:

  • EDU 3336 Curriculum Design and Instruction: Middle Childhood Education | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • EDU 3356 Methodologies of Teaching: Middle Childhood Education | 3.00 Credit Hours

ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION CONCENTRATIONS

BIOLOGY MAJOR

Required Areas/Courses

  • BIO 1020 General Biology I | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 1020L General Biology I Lab | 1.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 1022 General Biology II | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 1022L General Biology II Lab | 1.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 1070 Human Biology | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 2050 General Botony | 4.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 3120 Ecology | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 3120L Ecology Lab | 1.00 Credit Hours
  • BIO 4605 Evolution | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • CHE 1010 Introductory Chemistry | 4.00 Credit Hours

CHEMISTRY MAJOR

Required Areas/Courses

  • CHE 1505 General Chemistry I | 3.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 1505L General Chemistry I Lab | 1.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 1515 General Chemistry II | 3.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 1515L General Chemistry II Lab | 1.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 2010 Organic Chemistry I | 3.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 2010L Organic Chemistry I Lab | 1.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 2020 Organic Chemistry II | 3.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 2020L Organic Chemistry II Lab | 1.0 Credit Hours
  • BIO/CHE 3042 Biochemistry I | 3.0 Credit Hours
  • BIO/CHE 3042L Biochemistry I Lab | 1.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 3140 Analytical Chemistry | 3.0 Credit Hours
  • CHE 3140L Analytical Chemistry Lab | 1.0 Credit Hours

ENGLISH LITERATURE MAJOR

Required Areas/Courses

  • Introductory English Elective (any 1000 level course) | 3.00 Credit Hours

Choose 1 course:

  • ENG 2010 The Craft of Writing Fiction | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ENG 2015 The Craft of Writing Poetry | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ENG 2025 The Craft of Writing Nonfiction | 3.00 Credit Hours

Choose 1 course:

  • ENG 2042 American Literature: Beginning to Civil War | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ENG 2043 American Literature: Civil War to 1945 | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ENG 2044 American Literature: 1945 to Present | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ENG 4590 Senior Seminar: The Literary Canon | 3.00 Credit Hours

MATHEMATICS MAJOR

Required Areas/Courses

  • MAT 2010 Calculus I | 4.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 2020L Calculus II Lab | 4.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 2003 Mathematical History: Ancient-Medieval | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 2009 Mathematical History: Renaissance-Modern | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 2090 Statistical Methods | 4.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 2100 Discrete Mathematics | 4.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 3200 Operations Analysis and Modeling | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • MAT 3260 Intro to Classical and Modern Geometry | 3.00 Credit Hours


SOCIAL STUDIES MAJOR

Required Areas/Courses

* Must take one 3000 level WRT course.

Choose 9.0 United States History credits:

  • HIS 1400 U.S. History I Through 1877 | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • HIS 1401 U.S. History I Through 1865 to Present | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • 3000 level American History Course* | 3.00 Credit Hours

Choose 6.0 European History credits:

  • HIS 1500 European History I | 3.00 Credit Hours

OR

  • HIS 1501 European History II | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • 3000 level European History Course* | 3.00 Credit Hours

Choose 6.0 Non-European History credits:

  • HIS 1600 Asian History I | 3.00 Credit Hours

OR

  • HIS 1601 Asian History II | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • 3000 level Non-Western History Course* | 3.00 Credit Hours

Choose 9.0 Social Sciences credits:

  • PSC 1040 American Government and Politics | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • SOC/SSC 1492 Introduction to Geography | 3.00 Credit Hours

Choose 1 course:

  • ANT 2020 Peoples & Cultures of Africa | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ANT 2170 Ancient Mesoamerica | 3.00 Credit Hours
  • ANT 2185 Peoples of Latin America | 3.00 Credit Hours