This program leads to the Bachelor of Science in Education degree and the Ohio Provisional License in Middle Childhood Education, valid for teaching in grades four through nine in the curriculum areas named on the license. This program includes preparation in at least two of the following concentration areas: Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Reading/Language Arts. Each concentration area includes a minimum of 21 semester hours of course work. Requirements for each concentration area are listed in the Middle Childhood Education program guide available in the Department of Education Office.
The major consists of course requirements in professional education (40 hrs.), and the middle childhood core which includes 9 hrs. in middle childhood education and a minimum of two concentration areas.