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

EDU 208, 228, 350, 400; EIS 379 and one of the following: EDU 366, 376, 386, 396. NOTE: The AYA Track may allow for a content major to be chosen from Math, English, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. EDU 230, 414 and EIS 285 are required for any AYA major adding Intervention Specialist License. The goal of the AYA track is to prepare teachers for grades 7 through 12.

  1. Integrated Math License (AMT): 37 semester hours
    Required: MTH 222, 223, 302, 303, 305, 307, 308, 310, 312, and 401.
    Allied Courses: PHY 101, CPS 150, 201
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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:
    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

    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.