Middle School Field Endorsement + English Language Learner Embedded Endorsement

What type of degree will I earn at Grace University if I enroll in this program?

Graduates of the Teacher Education program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

What kind of jobs would be available to me after I graduate from Grace University with this major?

This endorsement will prepare the student to teach in traditional middle school settings in public or private schools.

Who will I teach as an Elementary Education graduate?

You will teach students in 6 through 8th grades in one or two subject areas specifically. In addition, all Middle School majors at Grace receive an English Language Learners (ELL) endorsement as part of the program. This endorsement marks you as highly qualified to work with students who are still learning English and enhances your hiring prospects.

Total Degree Credits (158-174)

Bible/Theology Requirements (30)

BS 100 Introduction to the Bible (3)
BS 101 Old Testament Survey (4)
BS 102 New Testament Survey (4)
BS 103 Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3)
BS 110 Spiritual Life & Evangelism (2)
BS 406/204 Romans or Gospels (3)
TH 203 Theology of Church Mission (2)
TH 301 Theology 1 (3)
TH 302 Theology 2 (3)
HU 414 Ethics (3)

General Education Requirements (46)

EN 101 College Composition 1 (3)
EN 102/103 Creative Writing or College Composition 2 (3)
HU 210 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
HU 382 American Literature (3)
MA Elective (3)
MA Elective (3)
PE 101 Introduction to Health & Wellness (2)
PE Elective (1)
PSY 211 Child Development (3)
SCI 341 Principles of Biology & Lab (4)
SCI 342 Physical Science (3)
SP 120 Oral Communications (3)
SS 101 College Orientation (0)
SS 214 Cultural Anthropology (3)
SS 331 World Civilization 1 (3)
SS 431 American Civilization 1 (3)
SS 432 American Civilization 2 (3)

Teacher Education Core (21)

ED 200 Orientation & Field Experience (2)
ED 201 Education Psychology (3)
ED 202 Classroom Management (2)
ED 203 Pluralism & Cultural Diversity (2)
ED 301 Assessment, Tests & Measurements (2)
ED 302 Introduction to Special Education (3)
ED 316 Instructional Technology (3)
ED 402 History & Philosophy of Education (3)
ED 490 Senior Integration for Teachers (1)

Teacher Education Methods (31)

ED 112 Art & Music in Elem/Middle School (3)
ED 212 Health & PE in Elem/Middle School (2)
ED 311 Teaching Literacy in Elem/Middle School (3)
ED 312 Teaching Science in Elem/Middle School (3)
ED 313 Teaching Social Studies in Elem/Middle School (3)
ED 314 Teaching Math in Elementary/Middle School (3)
ED 413 Diagnostic and Remedial Reading Skills (3)
ED 415 Literature for Children through Adolescence (3)
ED 417 Middle School Design & Operations (2)
ED 481 English Language Learner Methods* (3)
ED 482 Assessment & Eval. Of English Language Learners (3)

Content Area (student chooses any 2 content areas)

Mathematics (19)
Language Arts (18)
Science (18)
Social Science (18)
Business Education (18)

Teacher Education Practicum Experience (16)

ED 321 Practicum in Literacy & Social Studies (0)
ED 322 Practicum in Science/Math (0)
ED 421 Practicum in Diagnostic Reading (0)
ED 423 Practicum in Special Education (0)
ED 424 Student Teaching Experience (12)
ED 483 English Language Learner Practicum (3)

Servant Leadership Training** (8 Semesters)
Grace L.I.F.E. ** (8 Semesters)

*For the ELL Endorsement students must also present evidence of competency in a foreign language, equivalent to two years of high school level or two semesters of college level language study. **For specific requirements, please refer to the Grace University Student Handbook.
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