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Science (5-8) Endorsement 

Effective November 14, 2013

The Science Endorsement for grades 5-8 added to the K-6 license results in license to teach Middle School (5-8) Science.

The endorsement is optional for students earning a professional teaching license. The credits can be taken in addition to a student's plan of study and can be taken each semester as their schedule permits pending noted prerequisites. Students enrolled in education have the opportunity to enroll as a graduate student, however not all courses in the endorsement are offered at a graduate level. The endorsement can be obtained after successful completion of all course requirements.

Science Endorsement

  • BIOL 1211 Introductory Biology I (4 credits) - OR - BIOL 1110 Human Biology (4 credits)
  • BIOL 1212 Introductory Biology II (4 credits) - OR - BIOL 1120 Gen Biol/Evol & Ecology (3 credits)
  • CHEM 2211 Principles of Chemistry I (4 credits) - OR - CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
  • CHEM 2212 Principles of Chemistry II (4 credits) - OR - CHEM 1112 General Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • SCI 3100 Integrative Science For Teachers (4 credits)
  • SCI 3450 Science Methods For Grades 5-8 (4 credits) - OR - ED 3410 Middle Schl Science Methods (4 credits)
  • GEOL 1110 Physical Geology (4 credits)
  • ED 4737 Content Area Reading (3 credits)
  • ED 3417 Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (3 credits)
  • ED 4840 Student Teaching - Special Fields: Middle School (5 credits)