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MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION.

B.A. Degree in
Middle School Education (6-9)

Middle School (6-9) Education Degree – Bachelor of Arts (BA) with Four Concentrations

Impact future generations with a Middle School Education Degree.

Catawba College undergraduates who want to impact future generations can earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle School (grades 6-9) Education and make that happen.  Middle School Education majors at Catawba receive an education rich in personal attention, with small class sizes affording students the opportunity to make enriching valuable connections with their inspiring professors, peers, and mentor teachers. In addition, students majoring in an education field may be eligible for a Teaching Scholarship upon acceptance to the College.

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Students pursuing Catawba’s Middle School Education bachelor’s degree program receive high-level support throughout their tenure at the college in order to help them meet the requirements for program completion and teacher licensure. Completion of the Middle School Education bachelor’s degree requirements, including applied practice and student teaching, prepares Catawba’s Middle School Education graduates for North Carolina initial licensure to teach students in grades 6 through 9.

Recognized by Colleges of Distinction for our innovative approach to education, Catawba College’s Education degree programs prepare future educators who “are bolstered by an enriching liberal arts perspective, allowing them to be empathetic, creative, and efficient mentors for their students.”

In fact, preparing reflective teachers who possess the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for effectively teaching students in a diverse and global society is the goal of Catawba’s Teacher Education Department.  Our rich tradition of education and developing excellent teachers dates back to 1925 and continues today, with Catawba College’s Education graduates enjoying great success in securing teaching jobs immediately after graduation.

Catawba's Teacher Education programs are approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction for licensure of our graduates. Plus, the Middle School Education bachelor's degree program is offered at an institution that U.S. News ranks as #4 among Best Regional Colleges in the South and that The Princeton Review perennially includes in its annual Best Colleges guide.

All students seeking admission to Catawba’s Teacher Education programs, including the Middle School Education Bachelor of Arts degree program, must apply for admission.  Catawba’s Teacher Education Council will consider applicants for admission to undergraduate licensure programs three times a year and students seeking admission must meet very specific requirements and undergo a criminal background check.

Before Catawba’s Middle School Education majors can student teach, they must submit a separate student teaching application and meet specific criteria.

In addition to meeting the core requirements for the Middle School Education bachelor’s degree program, students must complete one concentration area from one of the four which are offered. Licensure in more than one concentration requires completion of all requirements in each concentration field. 

Concentrations offered include:

Language Arts Concentration
Choose the Language Arts concentration if you are interested in teaching English, Literature, Mass Media or Writing in the middle grades or junior high. Prospective Language Arts teachers will take courses that include Literature, Introduction to Mass Media, English Grammar and Literary Criticism.

Mathematics Concentration
Select the Mathematics concentration if you have strong math skills and an interest in teaching Mathematics to middle schoolers or junior high students. Coursework within this concentration includes Survey of Mathematics I and II, Introduction to Statistics, Applied Calculus and Linear Algebra.

Science Concentration
If you have a bent toward the scientific and want to share your scientific curiosity with students in the middle grades or in junior high, the Science concentration may be just right for you. The courses you’ll take include Bioscience, General Chemistry, Earth Science, and General Physics.

Social Studies Concentration
Pick the Social Studies concentration if you want to teach middle schoolers about their history, society and culture from a state, national and global perspective.  Your coursework will include classes in Global History and Cultural Traditions, American History and Cultural Traditions, North Carolina History, Cultural Geography, and American Politics.


Program Highlights

Through Catawba College Teacher Education program, Education majors develop many skills that employers desire, including active listening, complex problem solving, critical thinking, assessment, evaluation, administering and interpreting diagnostic test, strategies for instruction/training, organizational (classroom) management, multi-tasking, service orientation, time management, and reading/speaking/writing skills.  These valuable skills not only serve students well in a teaching career, but will also transfer to other areas of future success.

Previous Catawba College Education alumni have put these aforementioned skills to use through distinguished community service, successful business careers, and even in governmental and political careers. More than 70 alumni of Catawba College’s Teacher Education Department have been honored with Teacher of the Year Awards, Principal of the Year Awards, First-Year Teacher Awards, and distinguished community service awards.

 

Prospective Middle School Education majors at Catawba can apply for a West Scholarship through the Academy for Teaching. The Martha Kirkland West Teaching Scholars receive $5,000 in addition to academic scholarships awarded by Catawba with the exception of those receiving the McCorkle’s Scholarship of Academic Distinction. West Scholars demonstrate leadership, community involvement, and a commitment to teaching.  To prepare these aspiring teachers with 21st century skills and to heighten their awareness of cultural diversity, West Scholars enjoy early field experiences beginning in their freshman year, regional travel opportunities, interesting cultural events, learn how to integrate technology in the classroom, participate in leadership development, and engage in service learning.

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Catawba College Education Student
Middle School Education Internships.

All undergraduates pursuing a Middle School Education Bachelor of Arts degree participate in internships and service learning during their coursework, providing them with outlets to apply their classroom knowledge in real-world, on-the-job situations.

Catawba’s Shirley Ritchie Academy for Teaching enriches the Teacher Education program for all students who choose Catawba College for teacher preparation.  Established in 2007, the Academy focuses on equipping its participants with 21st century teaching skills by offering extensive field experiences through regional and East Coast travel, community leadership development, and service learning. It is also the home of Catawba’s outstanding scholarship program for aspiring teachers, the Martha Kirkland West Scholars.

Related Bachelor Degree Programs

Outcomes

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CAREERS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION GRADUATES.

The most typical job opportunity for Catawba's Middle School Education majors is as a Middle School (6-9) teacher. However, due to the skills gained through the Teacher Education program, graduates may also seek employment as literacy or mathematics tutors, in human resource positions, in customer service and/or sales positions, adult/continuing education services, as program directors at local non-profits, or in social work. Catawba College graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle School Education are also employed in these positions:

    • School Administrator
    • School Counselor
    • Librarian
    • Information Systems
    • Literacy/Reading Specialist
    • Audiology/Speech Pathologist
    • School Psychologist
    • School Social Worker
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GRADUATE SCHOOLS.

Graduate schools enrolling Catawba Middle School Education majors:

    • UNC-Greensboro
    • The College of William and Mary
    • UNC-Charlotte
    • UNC-Chapel Hill
    • Wake Forest University
    • Appalachian State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"I majored in Middle School Education with concentrations in Social Studies and Science. I want to teach at the middle school level because the students are at the point where they can be still creative and they are beginning to form their own opinions.

"They are fragile, and I want every person who comes through my classroom door to know that no matter what, they will have someone who is invested in their success. Learning can be fun and interesting, and without a doubt I will make social studies a class that students look forward to. I do not see myself in any other career path."

Jana Burkhardt '14
Middle School Education Major; SGA Executive President '12-13; a member of the Women's Golf Team; Resident Assistant; Employed as 6th Grade Science and Math Teacher, Team Lead, Science Department Co-Chair, and Student Council Advisor at Rolesville Middle School in Roseville, N.C.

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PARTICIPATE.

Education majors at Catawba stoke their passion for teaching by participating in the Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE). This prospective teachers club is open to anyone majoring or minoring in education. Regular monthly meetings provide professional and social enrichment for members and help advance and refine of the education professions. SNCAE sponsors activities and fundraisers throughout each academic year.

High-achieving undergraduates pursuing an Education bachelor's degree program may be tapped to join Catawba's Theta Phi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in Education. Members include professional educators, college faculty and students who exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and allied professions.

Faculty

Dr. James Stringfield

Dr. James Stringfield, professor of teacher education, is a former high school science teacher. He helped establish science education programs at Catawba in biology, chemistry, comprehensive science, and middle grades science. He was instrumental in the founding of Catawba’s Ritchie Academy for Teaching and its West Scholars program.

Dr. Kimberly Creamer

Dr. Kimberly Creamer is an associate professor teacher education, Assistant Dean of Catawba's Goodman School of Education, and director of the Education graduate program at Catawba. She has a strong passion for literacy education and reaching the needs of all students. Her interests include integration of content curriculum and literacy instruction; historical trends in literacy education; serving twice exceptional children in the classroom; and CLOSE reading and text complexity.

Dr. Lynn Marsh

Dr. Lynn Marsh serves as an adjunct special education professor. She earned her B.A. in Elementary Education, her M.A. in School Administration, and her M.Ed. in Learning Disabilities from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte, and her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Cornell University/Warren National University. 

Curriculum

Required Courses for B.A. in Middle School Education
Required Courses for B.A. in Middle School Education

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The Department of Teacher Education at Catawba College is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers the initial licensure and M.Ed. in Elementary Education programs at Catawba College. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

The following course of study along with general college requirements and applied practice meets North Carolina requirements for initial licensure in grades 6-9. Applied practice includes early field experiences assigned as part of the professional course sequence.

EDUC 2000 Introduction to Teaching and Educational Technology

3

*EDUC 3100 Theories of Teaching and Learning

3

*EDUC 3101 Learning Environments and Professional Practice

3

*EDUC 3108 Multiliteracies in the Content Areas

3

PSYC 1350 Adolescent Psychology

3

PSYC 2940 Psychology of Exceptionalities

3

Total for major:

18

*EDUC 4002 Student Teaching

12

*EDUC 4500 Professional Leadership Seminar

3

*Permission of the Teacher Education Council required.

Concentration Requirements:

In addition to the core requirements, students must complete one concentration area selected from the following:

Language Arts Concentration

  • EDUC 2150 Literature for Children and Youth (3) 
  • *EDUC 3006 Language Arts Methods for Middle and Secondary Teachers (3) 
  • COMM 1110 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
  • ENGL 3201 English Grammar (3)
  • Four courses in English, three of which must be literature courses above 1000 level. (12)

TOTAL: 24 
*Permission of the Teacher Education Council required.


Mathematics Concentration

  • MATH 1120 Survey of Mathematics I (3)
  • MATH 1121 Survey of Mathematics II (3)
  • MATH 1132 Introduction to Statistics (3)
  • MATH 1601 Principles of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 1701 Applied Calculus (3)
  • MATH 2535 History of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH 2900 Introduction to Mathematical Proofs (3)
  • MATH 3501 Linear Algebra (3)
  • *EDUC 3009 Mathematics Methods for Middle and Secondary Teachers (3)

TOTAL: 27
*Permission of the Teacher Education Council required.


Science Concentration

  • BIOL 1101 Bioscience (4)
  • CHEM 1501, 1502 General Chemistry I, II (8)
  • ENV 1111 Earth Science (4)
  • *EDUC 3008 Integrated Science and Science Methods for Middle and Secondary Teachers (3)
  • PHYS 2521, 2522 General Physics I, II (8)

TOTAL: 27


Social Studies Concentration

  • *EDUC 3007 Social Studies Methods for Middle and Secondary Teachers (3)
  • HIST 1492 Global History and Cultural Traditions (3)
  • HIST 1776 American History and Cultural Traditions (3)
  • HIST 1663 North Carolina History (3)
  • HIST Elective (any level) (3)
  • ECON 1901 Principles of Economics (3)
  • EDUC 2105 Cultural Geography (3)
  • POLS 1101 Introduction to American Politics (3)
  • SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

TOTAL: 27

  • *EDUC 4002 Student Teaching and Seminar (12)
  • *EDUC 4500 Professional Leadership Seminar (3)

    Licensure in more than one field requires the completion of all requirements in each field. Applied practice must involve all fields. Requirements for licensure are in addition to degree requirements for a given major. In order to successfully complete a teacher education program, all candidates must have a minimum of 24 hours of coursework in the academic content area with a grade of C (equivalent to 2.0) or higher (middle grades, secondary, and special subjects).

    *Permission of the Teacher Education Council required.

Criminal Background Check

All candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check before being admitted into any teacher education program. Furthermore, all candidates must maintain an acceptable criminal background and Catawba College student discipline file throughout the program. Details are provided in the Department of Teacher Education Policies and Procedures Handbook. An additional criminal background is required by several school systems within our contiguous area, which must be completed prior to final approval and placement for student teaching. Student teachers affected by this policy will be notified.

Course Descriptions
Course Descriptions

2000 INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY (3 hours) 
A study of teaching as a profession with emphasis on 21st Century skills, professional duties, policies, law and ethics organizational structure, and student needs. Field-based experiences included.

2105 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3 hours)
A study of the regions of the earth, including their typical cultures.

2150 LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (3 hours)
An introductory study of literature for children and young adolescents which includes instructional methodology in enhancing reader responses through written and oral discussions, creative drama, and art.

2280E EDUCATIONAL ASSESMENT (3 hours)
The development, evaluation, and application of psychological tests and procedures in the measurement of intelligence, aptitude, vocational interest and personality. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)

3006 LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS FOR MIDDLE AND SECONDARY TEACHERS (3 hours)
A study of current programs, methods, and materials for teaching language arts in the middle and secondary school. Students will develop teaching skills through experience in public classroom settings. Prerequisite: permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 3001 or post-Baccalaureate status.

3007 SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS FOR MIDDLE AND SECONDARY TEACHERS (3 hours)
A study of current programs, methods, and materials for teaching social studies in the middle and secondary school to include field-based experiences. Prerequisite: permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 3001 or post-Baccalaureate status.

3008 INTEGRATED SCIENCE METHODS FOR MIDDLE AND SECONDARY TEACHERS (3 hours)
An examination of integrated science and the methods and materials for teaching science in the middle and secondary school. To include field-based experiences. Prerequisite: permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite EDUC 3001 or post-baccalaureate status.

3009 MATHEMATICS METHODS FOR MIDDLE AND SECONDARY TEACHERS (3 hours)
A study of current programs, methods, and materials for teaching mathematics in the middle and secondary school. To include field-based experiences. Prerequisite: permission of the Teacher Education Council.

3010 INTEGRATED ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS (3 hours)
The study and practice of integrating music, movement, creative drama and visual arts into the elementary curriculum. Prerequisite: permission of the Teacher Education Council.

3100 THEORIES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING (3 hours)
A study of theories of teaching and learning and their relationship to instruction and assessment in public school settings. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council.

3101 LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (3 hours)
A study of classroom learning environments and professional practice designed to prepare teacher leaders to function effectively in a complex, dynamic environment. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council.

3102 ELEMENTARY METHODS IN LITERACY I (4 hours)
A study of teaching literacy with emphasis on the foundations of literacy, word identification skills, and diagnosis and remediation of literacy difficulties. Field-based experiences are an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 3104 and 3106.

3103 ELEMENTARY METHODS IN LITERACY II 
(4 hours)
A continuation of the study of teaching literacy with an emphasis on integrated language arts units of study that have multimodal literacy practices. Field-based experiences are included. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 3105 and 3107.

3104 ELEMENTARY METHODS IN SCIENCE (2 hours)
A study of teaching science in the elementary school, with an emphasis on inquiry-based approaches. Includes field-based experiences in area schools. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 3102 and 3106.

3105 ELEMENTARY METHODS IN SOCIAL STUDIES (2 hours)
A study of current programs, methods, and materials for teaching social studies in the elementary school with emphasis on the development of critical thinking in a democratic and global society. Field-based experiences are an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 3103 and 3107.

3106 ELEMENTARY METHODS IN MATHEMATICS I (2 hours)
A course in the methods of teaching mathematical concepts of number sense, numeration, numerical operations, patterns, relationships, functions, and algebraic thinking. Pre-requisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisites: EDUC 3102 and 3104.

3107 ELEMENTARY METHODS IN MATHEMATICS II (2 hours)
A course in the methods of teaching mathematical concepts of spatial sense, measurement and geometry and data analysis, probability and statistics. Pre-requisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisites: EDUC 3103 and 3105.

3108 MULTILITERACIES IN THE CONTENT AREAS (3 hours)
The study of pedagogical strategies that address not only reading and writing in the content areas but also the integration of multimodal communication including the development of media, visual, aural, and critical literacies in content classes. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council.

3109 METHODS IN TEACHING SPECIAL POPULATIONS (3 hours)
A study of current programs, methods, and materials for teaching special populations in elementary, middle and secondary school to include field-based experiences. Prerequisite: permission the Teacher Education Council.

3300 CURRICULUM METHODS, PRE-SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (4 hours)
The exploration, analysis and evaluation of curriculum and methodology related to preschool-age and kindergarten children with and without disabilities. Filed-based experiences are an integral area of this course. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)

3301 CURRICULUM METHODS: INFANTS AND TODDLERS (3 hours)
The exploration, analysis, and evaluation of curriculum and methodology related to infants and toddler children with and without disabilities. Field-based experiences are an integral part of the course. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)

3520 ART EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (2 hours)
An introduction to creative art activities appropriate for use in the classroom.

3550E EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 hours)
The application of psychological concepts, theory, research and methods to the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective instruction in school and non-school settings. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)

4000 STUDENT TEACHING AND SEMINAR: BIRTH-KINDERGARTEN (15 hours)
A full semester of supervised student teaching in an appropriate school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Conferences and seminars required. Prerequisite: Senior classification, a 2.5 cumulative average, recommendation of the advisor, and application to the approval of the Teacher Education Council, S-U grading. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)

4001 STUDENT TEACHING: ELEMENTARY (K-6) (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading)

4002 STUDENT TEACHING: MIDDLE GRADES (6-9) (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading)

4003 STUDENT TEACHING: SECONDARY SUBJECTS (9-12) (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading)

4004 INTERNSHIP AND SEMINAR IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (9 hours) 
A full semester of practical field experience related to Early Childhood Education under the direction of a site supervisor and a college supervisor. Conferences and seminars required. This course is not designed to fulfill teacher licensure requirements. Students seeking B-K licensure in North Carolina should enroll in EDUC 4000E. Prerequisites: Senior classification, a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and recommendation of the advisor. (S-U grading). (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies.)

4006 STUDENT TEACHING: PHYSICAL EDUCATION (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading)

4007 STUDENT TEACHING: MUSIC EDUCATION (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading)

4008 STUDENT TEACHING: THEATRE EDUCATION (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading).

4009 STUDENT TEACHING: SPANISH EDUCATION (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading).

4010 STUDENT TEACHING: SPECIAL EDUCATION (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500. (S-U grading).

4011 STUDENT TEACHING: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION  (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of one or more cooperating teachers and one or more college supervisors. This course is the last in a sequential series of field based experiences designed to ensure that the elementary education/special education teacher candidate develops and demonstrates the ability to apply the knowledge, skills and dispositions learned in content and professional courses. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500 (S-U grading).

EDUC 4012 STUDENT TEACHING: MIDDLE GRADES AND SPECIAL EDUCATION  (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of one or more cooperating teachers and one or more college supervisors. This course is the last in a sequential series of field based experiences designed to ensure that the special education and middle grades teach candidate develops and demonstrates the ability to apply the knowledge, skills and dispositions learned in content and professional courses. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500 (S-U grading).

EDUC 4013 STUDENT TEACHING: SECONDARY SUBJECTS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION (12 hours)
A period of supervised student teaching in an appropriate public school setting under the direction of one or more cooperating teachers and one or more college supervisors. This course is the last in a sequential series of field based experiences designed to ensure that the secondary subjects and special education teacher candidate develops and demonstrates the ability to apply the knowledge, skills and dispositions learned in content and professional courses. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: EDUC 4500 (S-U grading).

4101 TOPICS IN EDUCATION (1-3 hours)
The study of a selected topic from the fields of education focusing on specialized interests within the discipline.

4201 PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION (3 hours)
Practical field experience in a classroom setting, usually extending work previously completed in a methodology course. Prerequisite: permission of the Teacher Education Council

4301 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN EDUCATION (1-3 hours)
Self-directed study following a contractual plan initiated by the student and accepted by the faculty.

4351 DEVELOPMENTAL READING INSTRUCTION (3 hours)
An in-depth study of reading instruction involving the teaching of word analysis skills, particularly phonics, and the teaching of comprehension strategies.

4401 CRITICAL ISSUES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (1 hour) 
This senior-level course is designed to provide special education teacher candidates with knowledge of critical issues in special education as they relate to schools and the instruction of special needs students. Prerequisite: Permission of Teacher Education Council.

4500 PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP SEMINAR (3 hours)
A study of teacher leadership in a global society with a focus on student learning and professional growth. Students must complete a professional portfolio. Prerequisite: Permission of the Teacher Education Council. Co-requisite: Student Teaching.

4952 DIAGNOSIS AND CORRECTION OF READING DIFFICULTIES (3 hours)
An introduction to the techniques of diagnosing reading difficulties and the methods of correction. Prerequisite: EDUC 4351 or equivalent and permission of the Teacher Education Council.

4954 CONTENT AREA MULTILITERACIES (3 hours)
The development of understanding and implementing pedagogical strategies that integrate multimodal communication including print, media, visual, aural, and critical literacies in content classes. Prerequisites: Permission of the Teacher Education Council or permission of the Instructor.