The Marian University major in Middle–Secondary Education prepares students for teaching in the middle and secondary schools and leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. The program develops in students an awareness of the developing human person, the ability to assess learning, and the application of age-appropriate curriculum and teaching methods. Students will graduate prepared for certification and licensure in the state of Wisconsin.
A Middle-Secondary Education major can select to major in: Biology, Broad Field Science, Broad Field Social Studies, Chemistry, English or Mathematics.
Licensure: Early Adolescence-Adolescence Education Ages 10-21 (Grade 5-12)
General Education Program
University requirements, including:
ART elective; BIO 100 and BIO 150, or BIO 104 or BIO 114; PHS 102 or PHS 203 or PHS 211 or CHE 101, or CHE 103 or PHS 108, or PHS 110; HIS 101; PSY 105; EDU 202; COM 101 or COM232; Music Elective, 3 cr. (see selections in General Education)
See content area major for content requirements.
POS 205, 3 cr.
HIS 102 or HIS 111 or HIS 112, 3 cr.
Middle-Secondary Education courses
41 credits as follows:
SEC 305 Adolescent Literacy, 3 cr.
SEC 322 Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle and Secondary School, 3 cr.
SEC 450 Clinical Practice and Seminar - Secondary-Grades 9-12, 1-12 cr.
SEC 455 Clinical Practice and Seminar - Middle Level Grades 5-8, 1-6 cr.
3 credits from the following:
SEC 410 English/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.
SEC 420 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.
SEC 430 Science Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.
SEC 440 Mathematics Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.
FLE 470 Foreign Language Curriculum and Methods: Elementary, Middle and Secondary School Levels, 3 cr.
EDU 010 Field Experience One, ½ cr.
EDU 020 Field Experience Two, ½ cr.
EDU 030 Field Experience Three, ½ cr.
EDU 040 Field Experience Four, ½ cr.
EDU 200 Introduction to Technology in Education, 3 cr.
EDU 202 Psychology of Learning, 3 cr.
EDU 211 Foundations of Educational Systems, 3 cr.
EDU 213 Introduction to Exceptional Education, 3 cr.
EDU 301 Multicultural Education, 3 cr.
EDU 412 Educational Measurement and Assessment, 3 cr.
Majors leading to licensure
Biology, Broad Field Science, Broad Field Social Studies, Chemistry, English and Mathematics.