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Middle Grades Education - Social Science, B.A.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
Florida City, FL, United States
The Middle Grades Education - Social Science program of Saint Leo University engages students in a combination of courses in the Arts and Sciences and in the Education Department. Students choose one area of specialization from the following content areas: English or Social Science.
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Overview

The Middle Grades Education - Social Science program of Saint Leo University is a state-approved teacher education program and therefore meets the Florida State standards and coursework requirements for graduates to obtain teaching certification.   English specialization majors will receive the ESOL and Reading Endorsement.  Middle grades majors are required to take the Subject Area Exam for grades 5-9 of the Florida Teacher Certificate Exam. All graduates are also eligible to receive teaching certification in the secondary grades after passing the additional Subject Area Exam for grades 6-12 of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam.

The Saint Leo Middle Grades Education Program has been designed with the National Middle School Association's strong recommendation that "teachers in the middle grades should be specifically prepared to teach young adolescents and be recognized distinctively for this accomplishment" (Turning Points 2000, p. x).

What can you do with a degree in Middle Grades Education - Social Science?

Graduates are qualified to obtain teaching certification for grades 5-9. Possible job routes include:

  • History Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Geography Teacher
  • Civics Teacher
  • Economics Teacher
  • Reading Teacher
  • Textbook Editor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Social Studies Methods in Middle School
  • Intro to Physical & Cultural Geography American
  • Federal Government
  • Practicum in Teaching Middle School
  • Classroom Management
  • ESOL Foundations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • Application.
  • Submit transcripts, mark sheets, diplomas or certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with course descriptions and credit values.
  • All international candidates for admission must prove English language proficiency.
  • Photocopy of the Biographical section of your current passport.
  • Proof of Financial Ability to Pay.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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