The major in Middle School Education prepares students to teach the Core Content/Program of Studies for grades five through nine. The student must select an academic emphasis in one or two of the following: English/Communications, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. In addition to the curriculum requirements listed below, students must meet the criteria for admission to the Teacher Education Program, Student Teaching, and the Kentucky and Alice Lloyd Teacher Standards. Upon completion of this program, students must meet other specific Education Professional Standards Board requirements in order to secure certification. Students in education must earn a 2.75 overall GPA in all course work in order to graduate. Note also that in each of the following areas a 2.75 overall GPA is required as well as no grade lower than “C”: 1) professional education and collateral courses, and 2) subject matter courses.
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