Education Studies – Science

Education Studies – Science

This program does not require completion of PRAXIS I, PRAXIS II, student teaching, or the methods courses.

Midway University’s Education Studies – Science emphasis major is designed for students who do not need teacher certification because they do not intend to teach in the United States, or whose career goal is to hold a paraprofessional position in a school, or who intend to go directly into a Master of Teaching (MAT) program.

The program does not require completion of PRAXIS I, PRAXIS II, student teaching, or the methods courses.

Student Learning Outcomes of Program

  • Demonstrate a current and sufficient academic knowledge of certified content areas to develop student knowledge and performance in those areas.
  • Design/plan instruction that develops student abilities to use communication skills, apply core concepts, become self-sufficient individuals, become responsible team members, think and solve problems, and integrate knowledge.
  • Create a learning climate that supports the development of student abilities to use communication skills, apply core concepts, become self-sufficient individuals, become responsible team members, think and solve problems, and integrate knowledge.
  • Introduce/implement, manage instruction that develops student abilities to use communication skills, apply core concepts, become self-sufficient individuals, become responsible team members, think and solve problems, and integrate knowledge.
  • Assess learning and communicate results to students and others with respect to student abilities to use communication skills, apply core concepts, become self-sufficient individuals, become responsible team members, think and solve problems, and integrate knowledge.
  • Use technology to support instruction; access and manipulate data; enhance professional growth and productivity; communicate and collaborate with colleagues, parents, and the community; and conduct research.
  • Reflect on and evaluate specific teaching/learning situations and/or programs.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and other agencies to design, implement, and support learning programs that develop student abilities to use communication skills, apply core concepts, become self-sufficient individuals, become responsible team members, think and solve problems, and integrate knowledge
  • Evaluate his/her overall performance with respect to modeling and teaching Kentucky’s learning goals, refine the skills and processes necessary, and implement a professional development plan.
  • Provide professional leadership within the school, community, and education profession to improve student learning and well-being.
Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

34-40

Major Course Requirements

29
EDU 103Introduction to Education2
EDU 108Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations3
EDU 201Technology in the Educational Setting3
EDU 305Classroom Mgt/Theory3
EDU 314Multicultural Education3
EDU 315The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education3
EDU 338Foundations of Literacy3
EDU 499Studies in Education Field Experience Practicum6
PSY 260Human Growth and Development3

Science Emphasis Course Requirements

28
BIO 103General Biology I3
BIO 104General Biology I Lab1
BIO 105General Biology II3
BIO 106General Biology II Lab1
ENV 201Principles of Environmental Science3
ENV 202Principles of Environmental Science Lab1
CHM 170General Chemistry I4
CHM 171General Chemistry I Lab1
CHM 175General Chemistry II4
CHM 176General Chemistry II Lab1
MTH 143Trigonometry 1
PSC 240Physics I4
PSC 241Physics Laboratory I1

Electives

23-29

Total Credit Hours

120

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