Field Endorsement

Bachelor of Arts in Education

Bachelor of Science in Education

(Selection of Special Areas in Academic Concentration determines whether degree awarded is BAE or BSE; see B. Middle Grades Academic Concentration, below.)

- General Studies Program Hours = 45

including General Studies coursework required by Teacher Education and endorsement- Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy) = 12 including:
- ENG 102GS, Academic Writing and Research - 3 hours
- SPCH 100GS, Fundamentals of Speech Communication - 3 hours
- TE 100GS, Teaching in a Democratic Society - 3 hours

- Portal = 3
- Distribution = 27
- Aesthetics minimum = 3
- Humanities minimum = 6
- Social Sciences minimum = 6 including:
- PSCI 110GS, Introduction to American Politics - 3 hours

- Natural Sciences minimum = 8 including:
- BIOL 103GS, General Biology - 4 hours
- PHYS 100GS, Physical Science - 3 hours
- PHYS 100LGS, Physical Science Laboratory - 1 hour

- Analytical and Quantitative Thought minimum = 0
- Wellness minimum = 3 including:
- PE 150GS, Healthy, Wealthy and Wise - 3 hours

- Capstone = 3

- Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy) = 12 including:
- Professional Sequence = 24 including:
- TE 411, Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms - 3 hours
- TE 472, Management and Assessment in Middle Level Classrooms - 2 hours
- Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.

- Endorsement = 51
- Minimum total hours required coursework = 120
- Unrestricted electives in 120 hour program = 0
- Minimum total hours required for BAE/BSE in Middle Grades Teaching Field Endorsement = 120
- All UNK degrees require a minimum of 120 hours. Forty (40) of the hours required for all UNK degrees must be upper division hours, which are courses numbered 300 or above taken at a 4-year college or university.

- Middle Grades Core Requirements (15 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- Take two methods courses that match selected concentration areas:
- BSED 470, Vocational Business Methods - 3 hours
- ENG 424, Teaching Secondary School English - 3 hours
- FORL 472, Foreign Language Pedagogy - 3 hours
- MATH 470, Teaching of Secondary Mathematics - 3 hours
- PE 428, Middle School and High School Physical Education Methods - 3 hours
- SOSC 370, Social Science of the High School - 3 hours
- Take 1 course from:
- BIOL 471, Methods in Secondary Science Teaching - 3 hours (Prereq: either BIOL 103GS or BIOL 105GS AND PHYS 201GS AND admission to Teacher Education)
- PHYS 471, Methods in Secondary Science Teaching - 3 hours

- Middle Grades Academic Concentration (36 hours required)
- Students must have 18 distinct hours in each of two specialization areas:

- BUSINESS EDUCATION (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- BSAD 115, Introduction to Business - 3 hours
- BSAD 295, Business Communications - 3 hours (Prereq: ENG 101 (or equivalent) or English ACT score of 29 or above)
- BSED 402, Automated Office Systems - 3 hours
- ECON 270GS, Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics - 3 hours
- FSID 160GS, Personal Money Management - 3 hours
- MIS 182GS, Software Productivity Tools - 3 hours

- Take all of the following:
- FOREIGN LANGUAGES
- FRENCH (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- FREN 200GS, Intermediate French I - 3 hours
- FREN 201GS, Intermediate French II - 3 hours
- FREN 205, Culture, Conversation and Composition - 3 hours
- FREN 303, French Phonetics - 3 hours
- FREN 308, Advanced French Grammar - 3 hours
- FREN 414, Advanced French Conversation - 3 hours

- Take all of the following:
- GERMAN (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- GERM 200GS, Intermediate German I - 3 hours
- GERM 201GS, Intermediate German II - 3 hours
- GERM 205GS, Culture, Conversation and Composition - 3 hours
- GERM 304, Advanced Composition and Conversation I - 3 hours
- GERM 308, Advanced German Grammar - 3 hours
- GERM 414, Advanced Composition and Conversation II - 3 hours

- Take all of the following:
- SPANISH (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- SPAN 200GS, Intermediate Spanish I - 3 hours
- SPAN 201GS, Intermediate Spanish II - 3 hours
- SPAN 205GS, Culture, Conversation and Composition - 3 hours
- SPAN 302, Spanish Phonetics/Phonology - 3 hours
- SPAN 304, Advanced Conversation and Composition - 3 hours
- SPAN 308, Advanced Spanish Grammar - 3 hours

- Take all of the following:

- FRENCH (18 hours required)
- HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- PE 100, Principles of Physical Education - 2 hours
- PE 121, Sports Skills for Physical Education - 2 hours
- PE 200, Teaching Sport Skills and Non-Rhythmic Activities - 2 hours
- PE 220, Teaching Aerobic and Anaerobic Activities - 1 hour
- PE 241, Rhythmic Activities for Physical Education Teachers - 2 hours
- PE 369, Remedial and Adaptive Physical Education - 3 hours
- PE 450, Curriculum and Assessment for Physical Education - 3 hours
- PE 464, Secondary School Health - 3 hours

- Take all of the following:
- LANGUAGE ARTS (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- Take one from the following American Literature courses:
- Take one from the following British Literature courses:

- MATHEMATICS (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- MATH 230GS, Math for Elementary Teachers I - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS or MATH 104 or permission OR Math ACT score of 20 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level math course)
- MATH 330GS, Math for Elementary Teachers II - 3 hours
- MATH 430, Middle School Mathematics - 3 hours
- STAT 241GS Elementary Statistics - 3 hours (Prereq: either MATH 101 or MATH 102GS or MATH 115 or MATH 123GS OR Math ACT score of 20 or greater)

- Take 6 hours from:
- MATH 103GS, Plane Trigonometry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 2 years of high school algebra)
- MATH 120GS, Finite Mathematics - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 2 years of high school algebra)
- MATH 123GS, Applied Calculus I - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level pre-calculus course)

- Take all of the following:
- NATURAL SCIENCES (18 hours required)
- Take all of the following:
- BIOL 215GS, Human Physiology - 4 hours
- PHYS 301, Advanced Physical Science - 4 hours

- Take ONE of the following options:
- Take 1 course:
- CHEM 145GS, Introductory Chemistry - 4 hours

- OR take two courses:
- CHEM 160GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 20 or better OR permission of instructor)
- CHEM 160LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour

- Take 1 course:
- Take 2 courses from:
- GEOG 101GS, Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere - 4 hours
- GEOG 102GS, Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere - 4 hours
- GEOG 103GS, The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment - 3 hours
- GEOG 207, Physical Geology - 3 hours
- GEOG 209GS, Meteorology - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS or permission of instructor)
- PHYS 201GS, Earth Science - 4 hours
- PHYS 210GS, Astronomy - 3 hours

- Take all of the following:
- SOCIAL SCIENCES (18 hours required)
- Take all the following:
- ECON 100GS, Contemporary Economic Issues - 3 hours
- HIST 211GS, Western Civilization - 3 hours
- HIST 251GS, American History - 3 hours
- HIST 479, Nebraska and the Great Plains History - 3 hours

- Take 1 course from:
- GEOG 101GS, Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere - 4 hours (with lab)
- GEOG 102GS, Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere - 4 hours (with lab)
- GEOG 103GS, The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment - 3 hours

- Take 1 course from:
- GEOG 104GS, World Regional Geography - 3 hours
- GEOG 106GS, Cultural Geography - 3 hours

- Take all the following:

8 Dec 2014

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