Total Semester Hours Required for the Degree with Subject Area Endorsements: 120 Semester Hours
The Middle Level Education, Education Studies non-licensure option, focuses on adolescents transitioning from childhood to adulthood, placing primary focus on ages ten thru fifteen. Students will select focused areas of study from literacy/language arts, mathematics, social science, or general science.
This major requires that all students (including native, transfer students from community colleges or senior institutions, internal transfers, and post-baccalaureate) follow and meet the requirements for Admission and Retention in Teacher Licensure programs as described in the “Teacher Licensure Programs” section of this catalog. Additional information on Admission and Retention is found on the College of Education website at www.eiu.edu/coe/teached.php.
Students must receive a “C” or better in all courses used toward graduation, regardless of where they are taken. This includes general education, professional education, major and minor courses, all university required courses, and electives. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative and major GPA of 2.65 in order to continue in the program.