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B.S. AREA: MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION- MATH AND SCIENCE TRACK

Effective Date: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. AREA: MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION- MATH AND SCIENCE TRACK degree at Murray State University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
EDU 201 (3) 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
COM 181 (3) 3
BIO 112 (3) 3
BIO 113 Lab (1) 1
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 2Credit Hours
EDP 202 (3) 3
CIT 105 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
MAT 175 (5) 5
Total Credit Hours14

Semester 3Credit Hours
HIS 109 (3) 3
CHE 140 (3) 3
CHE 145 Lab (1) 1
ENG 161 (3) 3
PSY 110 (3) 3
GEO 152 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 4Credit Hours
PHY 171 (4) 4
MAT 155 (3) 3
HIS 108 (3) 3
GLY 101 (3) 3
GLY 111 Lab (1) 1
Total Credit Hours14

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
MID 342 (3) 3
SED 300 (3) 3
STA 135 (4) 4
MAT 115 (3) 3
AST 115 (3) 3
AST 116 (1) 1
Total Credit Hours17
Semester 6Credit Hours
MID 395 (4) 4
EDU 403 (2) 2
BIO 216 (4) 4
MAT 399 (3) 3
MAT 215 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 7Credit Hours
MID 422 (4) 4
MID 307 (3) 3
REA 407 (3) 3
MAT 305 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours13
Semester 8Credit Hours
MID 421 (7-14) 14
Total Credit Hours14

Program Notes

Earn an overall undergraduate GPA of greater than or equal to 2.75 on a 4.0 scale at the point of admission to Teacher Education.

ENG 101, 102, 104 or 105 with a "B" or higher
MAT 117 (or higher level math) with a "B" or higher
COM 161 or HON 165 with a "B" or higher
EDU 103 with a "B" or higher


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