Endorsement – Middle School Language Arts 5-8

Degree Offered: Endorsement

Concentration: Middle School Language Arts 

Campus Location

1600 Valley Road Building

Application Deadline:

Rolling Admissions

Program Description:

This program is designed for teachers who are already certified for elementary grades K - 5. The state requires 15 credits of study in the content area to teach at a middle school level. The endorsement entitles teachers to teach language arts and literacy full-time in grades 5 through 8.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University's admission requirements:

Program Requirements:

Choose five courses (15 credits) plus a psychology course if needed.*

Endorsement: Middle School Language Arts (5-8)15 Credits
ELRL 6040 Recent Trends in Children's Literature 3
ELRL 6170 Children's Literacy in the 21st Century 3
ELRL 6310 Written Expression with Technology 3
ELRL 6050 Advanced Inquiry in Literature for Children and Youth 3
ELRL 6260 Literature for Adolescents 3
PSY 2100 Developmental Psychology -or- PSY 3200 Psychology of Adolescence 3

*A candidate must pass the middle school Language Arts praxis examination in order to receive the endorsement.

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