Recommended Academic Coursework for Middle Level Mathematics and Science (Grades 4-8)
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MAT 105 Mathematics for Teachers I

MAT 106 Mathematics for Teachers II
MAT 204 Introduction to Mathematical Logic

MAT 205 Mathematics for Teachers III

MAT 208 Introductory Statistics
ED 463 Methods of Middle School Mathematics

BIO 103 Principles of Biology
BIO 320 Ecology
CHE 102 Physical Science

PHY 110 General Physics I

ED 464 Methods of Middle School Science


Recommended Academic Coursework for Middle Level Mathematics (Grades 4-8)
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MAT 105 Mathematics for Teachers I
MAT 106 Mathematics for Teachers II
MAT 131 Precalculus Mathematics
MAT 204 Introduction to Mathematical Logic
MAT 205 Mathematics for Teachers III
MAT 208 Introductory Statistics

MAT 230 Calculus I
ED 463 Methods of Middle School Mathematics


Recommended Academic Coursework for Middle Level Social Studies (Grades 4-8)
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POS 111 American Democratic Government
ECON 110 Current Economic Issues

SSC 222 Introduction to Geography
POS 225 Contemporary World Affairs
HIS 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity to the Renaissance
HIS 240 Topics in Global History
HIS 303 20th Century World History
HIS 308 American Revolution and Constitution
ED/HIS 461 Social Studies Methods: Pennsylvania’s Founding and the World


Recommended Academic Coursework for English/Language Arts and Reading (Grades 4-8)
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COM 101 Composition and Research
COM 261 or 263 Poetry Writing or Fiction Writing
COM 270 ESL Teachers
ENG 202 or 209 Critical Approaches to Literature or Adolescent Literature

ENG 302 or 303 Shakespeare

ENG American Literature (200-400 level)

ENG Elective

ED 333 Literature Methods for Middle Level and Secondary Inclusive Classroom
ED 460 Teaching Literacy/Language Arts to Developing Readers


Recommended Education Coursework for All Middle Level Majors (Grades 4-8)
 
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SPE 100 Overview of Human Exceptionalities
ED 203 Social Foundations for the Middle Learner
ED 206  Field Experience Stage I (20 hours)
ED 209  Planning, Instruction & Assessment

ED 210  Methods for the Elementary Inclusive Classroom
ED 215 Adolescent Development
ED 306  Field Experience Stage II (20 hours)
ED 313  Managing Classroom Learning Communities

ED 333 Literary Methods for Middle Level and Secondary Inclusive Classroom

ED 402 Professional Seminar

ED 436 Field Experience III (150 hours)

ED 460 Teaching Literacy/ Language Arts to Developing Readers
ED/HIS 461 Social Studies Methods Pennsylvania’s Founding and the World
ED 463 Methods of Middle School Mathematics

ED 464 Methods of Middle School Science
ED 470 Student Teaching
ED 472 Student Teaching Seminar

Contact Information

 
Dr. Mary Schreiner

Mary Schreiner, Ph.D.
Chair, Education Department
Associate Professor of Education

     Upland Center,
     Room 107
     Phone: 610.568.1520
     Fax: 610.796.8292
     mary.schreiner@alvernia.edu



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