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Middle Education: English Emphasis (Grades 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

English Emphasis

English Emphasis Area Requirements (21 Credits)

Total Credit Hours in English Emphasis: 63

Total Credit Hours Required in Degree: 121

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