Middle Grades Education

Overview & Academics

The MIDDLE GRADES EDUCATION program is a licensure program that prepares students to teach in grades 6-9. Students are required to complete two concentrations selected from the following four areas: Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics or Science.

Major Requirements
Core requirements:
CIS 310, ENG 130; PSY 201 or 202

Major requirements:
EDU 202, 205, 208, 310, 341, 400, 405, 415, 416, 438, 444
SPE 300 and courses in the concentration subject areas

Career Options
Middle Grades Teacher: 6-9

Minor Requirements
No Minor Offered

Teacher Education Faculty

Dr. Kelvin Spragley
Associate Professor of Education & Director of Teacher Education/Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion Programming
Ph.D., North Carolina State University 

Dr. Patricia Brewer 
Associate Professor
Coordinator of Special Education

Dr. Lois Hart
Associate Professor of Education
Coordinator of Field Assignments