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The undergraduate Middle Grades Education program leads to a bachelor of science in education (B.S. Ed.) degree and recommendation for licensure to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for grades 6-9 initial licensure.  The Middle Grades B.S.Ed. is a 120-125 hour face-to-face program that is comprised of:

  • 42 hours Liberal Studies
  • 24 hours Professional Education Sequence Courses
  • 27 hours Major Coursework
  • 26-30 hours Academic Concentration Coursework

Below is a list of common advising resources for B.S. Ed. Middle Grades Education Majors.

WCU's Middle Grades 8 semester plans (Curriculum Guides/Program Checklists) are based on the academic concentration that you choose (Language Arts, Math, Science, or Social Studies).  Below are links to each of our Academic Concentration Middle Grades program options:

Are you a teacher looking for advanced licensure in Middle Grades Education?  WCU's M.A.Ed. in Middle Grades Education is a completely online, 30 hour program designed to prepare teachers to use action research in their classrooms and expand their knowledge of content and the curriculum development.  Please visit the following links for more information!


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