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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Middle Education: Science Emphasis (Grade 6-8), B.S.

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The Ferrum College Teacher Education Program prepares caring and competent pre-professionals as decision-makers for the diverse contexts of 21st-century classrooms, schools and communities. Building upon a solid liberal arts foundation, the Bachelor of Science in Middle Education program assists candidates to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to become effective and caring teachers in grades 6-8.  This major requires a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in education courses.

Any student wishing to prepare for a career teaching middle grades 6-8 may do so by selecting the Middle Education program with an emphasis in one of the following areas: 

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • English
  • History and Social Sciences

The Experiential Component (requirement of the major) will be met by successfully completing the following:  

EDU 404 - Student Teaching and Synthesis Experience   (12)

Science Emphasis

Total Hours in Science Emphasis: 70-71

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