Mississippi College

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   36
Biology   18
BIO 111 Biology I 4
BIO 112 Biology II 4
BIO 305 Cell Biology 3
BIO 306 Genetics 3
BIO 307 Cell & Genetics Laboratory 2
BIO 431 Biology Seminar 1
BIO 433 Biology Capstone 1
Chemistry   8
CHE 141 General Chemistry I 4
CHE 142 General Chemistry II 4
Mathematics   6
MAT 207 Elementary Statistics 3
Choose one of the following courses    
MAT 121 Calculus with Analytics Geometry I 3
MAT 122 Calculus with Analytics Geometry II 3
MAT 206 Applied Calculus 3
Computer Science   3
CSC 114 Introduction to Computer Science 3
or    
CSC 115 Foundations of Computer Science 3
Communication   3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
or    
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Teacher Education Track   28
  For students planning to teach in secondary schools - Students following this curriculum will be eligible for an educator license in Biology and General Science. Students should follow the current Secondary Education Biological Sciences Status Shet when selecting courses.   
PHY 104 Physics for Today 3
CHE 143 Introduction to Organic & Biochemistry  3
BIO 145  Introduction to Earth Science
BIO 203  Human Anatomy & Physiology I 
BIO 204 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 321 Ecology 4
BIO 414 General Microbiology 4
BIO 435 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Science 3
  Students seeking an additional licensing in Chemistry should complete a minor in Chemistry and drop the CHE 143 requirement.  
  Students seeking additional licensing in Physics should complete a minor in physics and drop the CHE 143 and PHY 104 requirements.  
Professional Education, 7-12   28
 

Students may not take EDU 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, 474 prior to admittance into the TEP. 

 
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
Total Hours   130

The School of Business has a joint program with the School of Education where a Bachelor of Science in Education may be earned. By successfully following this curriculum, as well as the guidelines for entrance into the Teacher Education program, a student will become eligible to teach secondary education in Mississippi with the following endorsements: Computer Applications, Computer & Business Technology, and Business Education.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   43
Specialized Education   49
ACC 201 Elementary Accounting I 3
ACC 202 Elementary Accounting II 3
MIS 226 Business Software Skills & Applications 3
GBU 321 Business Communications 3
GBU 251 Business Statistics I 3
GBU 428 Methods & Materials in Teaching Business 3
CSC 115 Foundations of Computer Science 3
CSC 116 Intro. to Programming & Problem Solving 4
     
CSC 300 Fundamentals of Computer Science for Educators 3
or    
CSC 302 Internet & WWW Basics 3
     
ECO 231 Economics Principles I 3
ECO 232 Economic Principles II 3
FIN 341

Business Finance

3
MKT 381 Marketing Principles 3
MGT 371 Principles of Management & Organizational Behavior 3
GBU 451 Business Law & Ethics 3
MGT 454 Entrepreneurship 3
Professional Education, 7-12   28
 

Students may not take EDU 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, 474 prior to admittance into the TEP. 

 
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
General Electives   10
Total Hours   130

Completion of the following curriculum makes a student eligible for a standard educator license to teach chemistry at the secondary level.  The  student is urged also to become licensed in an additional area.

Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core    
Chemistry Core   47
CHE 141 General Chemistry I 4
CHE 142 General Chemistry II 4
CHE 303 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHE 313 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 2
CHE 304 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHE 314 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2
CHE 310 Quantitative Chemical Analysis 4
CHE 317 Chemical Dynamics 4
CHE 431 Chemistry Seminar 1
Choose 151 & 152 or 251 & 252    
PHY 151 General Physics I 4
PHY 152 General Physics II 4
PHY 251 Fundamentals of Physics I 4
PHY 252 Fundamentals of Physics II 4
     
MAT 121 Calculus with Analytic Geometry 
MAT 122  Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 
     
Choose one:    
CSC 114  Introduction to Computer Science 
CSC 115  Foundations of Computer Science 
Choose one:     
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 
COM 304  Public Speaking  3
  Must participate in a minimum of 3 hours of research with an oral presentation at a professional meeting  
Choose a minimum of 4 hours of Biochemistry    
CHE 418  Biochemistry: Macromolecules 
CHE 419  Biochemistry: Metabolism 
CHE 420  Bioanalyticsl Chemistry Laboratory  1
CHE 421  Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory 

Additional Requirements 

   
CHE 435  Methods of Teaching Secondary School Science 
BIO 111 Biology I 
BIO 112  Biology II 
NCATE Requirements     
BIO 145  Introduction to Earth Science 
     
MAT 207  Elementary Statistics 
or    
MAT 353  Introduction to Mathematical Probability & Statistics 
Professional Education, 7-12    28 
   Students may not take Edu 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, or 474 prior to admittance into the TEP.  
EDU 299  Pre-Teaching Field Experience 
EDU 300  Introduction to Education 
EDU 304  Educational Psychology 
EDU 403  Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 
PSY 435  Psychology of Exceptional Children 
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   58
Major Requirements   39
ENG 271 Introduction to Research Methods 3
ENG 321 Sentence Grammar & Style 3
ENG 322 Language & Diversity 3
ENG 371  Analysis of Discourse 3
ENG 471 Advanced Research & Composition 3
Choose one of the following courses    
ENG 350 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG 370 Analysis of Literature 3
ENG 391 Special Topics in Writing 3
ENG 450 Advanced Creative Writing 3
ENG 452 Professional Writing 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition & Grammar 3
ENG 457 History of the English Language 3
JOU 333 Journalism I 3
JOU 434 Journalism II 3
JOU 453 Writingn for Periodicals 3
     
ENG 404 Shakespeare 3
ENG 442 Texts & Interpretation for Teachers 3
ENG 447 Methods of Teaching Literature to Young Adults 3
ENG 455 Methods of Teaching Composition & Grammar 3
  Choose 3 hours from 300-400 level English courses in writing or literature 3
Choose one of the following    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Secondary Education Requirements   28
 

Students may not take EDU 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, 474 prior to admittance into the TEP. 

 
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
General Electives   5
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   46
Mathematics   38
MAT 121 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 3
MAT 122 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 3
MAT 181 Mathematics with Technology 1
MAT 221 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 3
MAT 222 Calculus with Analytic Geometry IV 3
MAT 301 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MAT 304 Modern Plane Geometry 3
MAT 309 Discrete Mathematics 3
MAT 353 Introduction to Mathematical Probability & Statistics 3
MAT 401 Mathematics Seminar 2
MAT 406 History of Mathematics 3
MAT 413 Linear Algebra 3
MAT 421 Modern Algebra 3
MAT 441 Methods & Materials for the Teaching of Secondary Mathematics 3
Communication   3
Choose one of the following    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
Professional Education, 7-12   28
 

Students may not take EDU 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, 474 prior to admittance into the TEP. 

 
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
General Electives   15
Total Hours   130
Requirement Class Name Hours
University Core   46
Major Requirements   45
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
or    
HIS 103*† World Civilization I 3
HIS 104*† World Civilization II 3
     
HIS 304 Mississippi History 3
HIS 435 Social Studies Methods 3
PLS 201* American National Government 3
PLS 202 State & Local Government 3
GEO 210 Principles of Geography 3
ECO 131 The American Economic System 3
SOC 205 Sociology: An Introduction to Global Context 3
PSY 302 Adolescent Psychology 3
Choose one of the following    
COM 202 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Professional Communication Skills 3
COM 304 Public Speaking 3
     
  Choose 6 hours of upper division (300-400) History or Political Science courses 6
  Choose 6 hours of upper division (300-400) Social Studies courses 6
Professional Education, 7-12   31
 

Students may not take EDU 403, 460, 431, 432, 433, 434, 471, 472, 473, 474 prior to admittance into the TEP. 

 
EDU 299 Pre-Teaching Field Experience 1
EDU 300 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 304 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 317 Introduction to Instructional Technology 3
EDU 403 Measurement & Evaluation of Student Progress 3
PSY 435 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3
EDU 460 Managing the Secondary Classroom 3
EDU 431 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 432 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 433 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
EDU 434 Directed Teaching in 7-12 3
General Electives   8
Total Hours   130

*Since required, these courses may not be used to satisfy the general core

†HIS 101 and HIS 102 may be substituted if transferred

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