Adolescent to Young Adult Education

Majors: 
Major Academic Plan: 
Education - AYA Language Arts
Major Academic Plan: 
Education - AYA Math
Major Academic Plan: 
Education - AYA Life Science
Major Academic Plan: 
Education - AYA Social Studies

Core Courses

The goal of the AYA track is to prepare teachers for grades 7 through 12. The AYA Track may allow for a content major to be chosen from Math, English, Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

  • EDU 208 - Growth and Development: Adolescent to Young Adult
  • EDU 228 - Principles of Teaching: Adolescent to Young Adult
  • EDU 350 - Reading to Learn Content Area: Middle and AYA
  • EDU 400 - Curriculum/Organization of Schools
  • EIS 379  - Prescriptive Assessment and Diagnosis
  • One Methods course

Required for any AYA major adding Intervention Specialist Licens:

  • EDU 230 - Foundations in Reading
  • EDU 414 - Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties
  • EIS 285 - Phonics/Word Identification

Integrated Math License

  • MTH 222 - Calculus I
  • MTH 223 - Calculus II
  • MTH 302 - Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MTH 303 - Linear Algebra
  • MTH 305 - College Geometry I
  • MTH 307 - Calculus III
  • MTH 308 - Calculus IV
  • MTH 310 - Introduction to Numerical Analysis
  • MTH 312 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
  • MTH 401 - Abstract Algebra
  • PHY 101 - General Physic
  • CPS 150 - Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • CPS 201 - Computer Programming
  1. Integrated Language License (ALA): 55-56 semester hours
    Required: ENG 101, 102, 205 or 206, 210, 211, MED 156, 212, ENG 221 or 222, 231 or 232, 291, 306 or 307, 346, 491 or 492; EDU 218, 324; NDI 382
    Allied Courses: Choose 3 from: COM 100; MED 211, 356; THR 207, 306
  2. Integrated Social Studies License (AIS): 54 semester hours
    Required: HIS 105, 106, 107, 108, HIS 348, HIS 385; one of HIS 311, HIS 321, HIS 322; HIS 332 or 333; one of HIS 357 or 325; one of HIS 386 or PSY 309; ECO 251, 252; REL 204; ANT 200; POL 221; POL 227 or 235; NDI 310.
  3. Life Sciences License (ABI): 56-62 semester hours (Teaching area: Biology)
    Required: BIO 123, BIO 123L, 124, 222, 223, 213, 311, 312, 363; Choose courses to total 6 additional hours: Select at least one from: 318, 325, 334, and if not two from previous section, one additional course from: BIO 390/91, 425/26; ENS 101
    Allied Courses: CHM 111, 112; PHY 101 and 102; MTH 210 and MTH elective, GEO 101 or 201
  4. Integrated Science Option I (ASC) (Teaching areas: Biol/Chem/Earth Sci/Physics) 67 semester hours
    Required: BIO 123, BIO 123L, 124, 222, 223, 213 or 334, 363; CHM 111, 112, 201, 202 or 305; GEO 101, 104 or 116, 201; PHY 101, 102, 172, 227, 228
  5. Integrated Science Option II: 56-62 semester hours
    Required: BIO 123, BIO 123L, 124, 222, 223, 213 or 334, and 363; CHM 111, 112; GEO 101; PHY 101, 102; and one of the following groups of courses:

    Choose two additional 300-level physics courses.

    Junior Level Discipline-Specific Communication Requirement for Adolescent to Young Adult is EDU 350. The Senior Capstone is EDU 428.

    1. Teaching Areas: Biology/Chemistry (ABC)
      CHM 201, 202, 305 and 307
    2. Teaching Areas: Biology/Earth Science (AEB)
      GEO 104 or 116, 201, 309, and 352; PHY 172
    3. Teaching Areas: Biology/Physics (ABP)
      PHY 216, 227, 228, and 391. Choose two additional 300-level physics courses