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MacMurray College
McKendree College
Millikin University
Monmouth College
National-Louis University
North Central College
Northeastern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University
North Park University
Northwestern University
Olivet Nazarene University
Principia College
Quincy University

Universities Courses

MacMurray College

Adolescent Psychology
EDUC 320 Middle School Teaching (has replaced ED 205 - Philosophy/Methods of Teaching in the Middle School)

McKendree College

Undergraduate:
EDU 403 Middle School Philosophy and Practice
EDU 404 Early Adolescent and Schooling
Graduate:
EDU 503 Middle School: Philosophy and Practices
EDU 504 Early Adolescents and Schooling

Millikin University

Undergraduate Approved Program:
ED 440 Early Adolescent and the Schools (2 sem. hrs)
ED 450 Middle Level Philosophy and the Schools (2 sem. hrs)
ED 120 Introduction to Education (1 sem. hr. middle school component infused)
ED 200/201 Human Development & the Sch. (1 sem. hr. middle school component infused)
Returning Certified Teachers:
ED 440 Early Adolescent and the Schools (3 sem. hrs.)
ED 450 Middle Level Philosophy and the Schools (3 sem. hrs.)

Monmouth College

TEDP 351 Adolescent Psychology
TEDP 352 Middle Level Principles & Strategies

National-Louis University

Undergraduate:
MLE 300 The Middle School:  An Overview
MLE 302 Middle School Curriculum
Graduate:
MLE 500 The Middle School:  An Overview
MLE 502 Middle School Curriculum

North Central College

Undergraduate:
PSY 220 Psychology of Adolescence
AND
the completion of all coursework in A, B, C—or—D

A. All of the following:
EDN 240 Classroom Management Techniques in Elementary Education
EDN 324 Techniques in Elementary/Middle School - Mathematics
EDN 326 Techniques in Elementary/Middle School - Science
EDN 328 Techniques in Elementary/Middle School - Social Studies
EDN 330 Teaching the Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom
EDN 362 Techniques in Elementary/Middle School - Reading Instruction
EDN 367 Techniques in Elementary/Middle School - Language Arts Instruction
EDN 475 History and Philosophy of Education
OR
B. All of the following:
EDN 242 Classroom Management Techniques in Secondary Education
EDN 300 General Middle/High School Methods
EDN 302 Practicum: General Middle/High School Methods
EDN 330 Teaching the Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom
EDN 3__** - Methods Course in Major Teaching Field (One of the following)
  • EDN 338: Secondary Art Methods
  • EDN 340: Techniques in Secondary Education-English
  • EDN 342: Elementary/Secondary School-Foreign Language
  • EDN 344: Techniques in Secondary Education-Mathematics
  • EDN 346: Techniques in Secondary Education-Science
  • EDN 348: Techniques in Secondary Education-Social Studies
EDN 475 History and Philosophy of Education
OR
C. All of the following:
EDN 242 Classroom Management Techniques in Secondary Education
EDN 300 General Middle/High School Methods
EDN 302 Practicum: General Middle/High School Methods
EDN 330 Teaching the Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom
EDN 351 Elementary School Music
EDN 353 Secondary School Music
EDN 475 History and Philosophy of Education
OR
D. All of the following:

HPE 290 Tech. and Methods of Teaching Physical Education to the Exceptional Child
EDN 242 Classroom Management Techniques in Secondary Education
EDN 300 General Middle/High School Methods
EDN 302 Practicum: General Middle/High School Methods
EDN 333 Techniques in Secondary School - P.E.
EDN 475 History and Philosophy of Education
Returning students:
Graduates of North Central College’s elementary education program need to complete PSY 220 Psychology of Adolescence.

Northeastern Illinois University


(Updated 4/2/14) updated

EDFN 420A - Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Middle Level Education (previously EDFN 418A or EDFN 420)
AND
EDFN 421 - Middle School Advisory & Counseling (previously COUN 417)

Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University (As of April, 2009)
TLCI 422 OR TLCI 522 Middle School Organization & Instruction
AND
EPS 419
OR
EPS 519 Middle School Child (previously EPSY 492)

North Park University

Undergraduate/Graduate
EDUC 3311/5311 OR 5901 Topics in Middle School Curriculum
EDUC 3011/5011 Middle School & Adolescent Level

Northwestern University

Undergraduate:
Middle Sch. Phil.

TEACH ED 355-359 Methods and Techniques of Teaching
TEACH ED 378/379 Practicum Seminar
TEACH ED 388/389 Student Teaching Seminar
SESP 201 Child & Adolescent Development

Middle Sch. Psych & Dev.

SESP 201 Child & Adolescent Development
TEACH ED 329 Health & Physical Development
TEACH ED 327 Educating the Exceptional Child

Note: The undergraduate program is transitioning over to requiring Dynamics of Middle School and Teaching Reading in the Content-Area. This should take place with the 2007 cohort.

Graduate:
Middle Sch. Phil.

MS ED 428 Dynamics of Middle School
AND
MS ED 422 Foundations of Reading
OR
MS ED 424

Language Acquisition (English Program only)

Middle Sch. Psych. & Dev.

MS ED 427 Educating the Exceptional Child
AND
MS ED 403 Early and Middle Child. & Learning
OR
MS ED 404 Adolescent Development

Olivet Nazarene University

Baccalaureate Degree Completers:

Elementary Education -
EDUC 214 Early Adol. Dev.
EDUC 340 Elem. LA/SS Methods
EDUC 342 Teaching Elem. And Middle School Reading
EDUC 350 Teaching Elem. And Middle Sch. Math & Science

Secondary Education Programs –
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Development
EDUC 315 OR EDUC 385 Middle/Secondary School Methods (combination of Gen. Meth. & Specialty Meth.)
OR
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent  Development
EDUC 351 General Methods Secondary School
AND
ONE of the following specific methods courses
EDUC 362 Prin Sec Art Educ
EDUC 364 Inst. Methods Sec PE
EDUC 461 Tch Mid Sch Mathematics
EDUC 469 Tch Modern Languages
EDUC 475 Tch Mid & Sec Sch Fam/Cons Science
EDUC 476 Teaching of English
EDUC 477 Teaching of Science
EDUC 478 Teaching of Social Studies

K-12 Programs
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Development
AND one of the following courses:
EDUC 385 Mid/Sec  Methods
OR
EDUC 386 Methods Tch Spanish (Spanish  Majors)
EDUC 460 Gen Music Methods
AND
MUED 465
Mid/Sec Music Methods (Music Majors)

Graduate:
For Approved Program Completers:

Master of Arts in Teaching
Elementary Education
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Dev
AND
EDUC 641 Tch Meth: Mid/JR:HS
OR
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Dev
OR
EDUC 767 Early Adolescent Psych
AND
EDUC 750 Gen Meth/Curr & Assessmt
EDUC 751 Instr Plan/Classrm Mgmt
EDUC 754A Elem School Reading
EDUC 755 Content Tch Meth: LA/SS
EDUC 756 Content Tch Meth:Math/Sci

Master of Arts in Teaching
Secondary Education
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Dev and
EDUC 641 Tch Meth: Mid/JR:HS OR
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Dev OR
EDUC 767 Early Adolescent Psych AND
EDUC 750 Gen Meth/Curr & Assessmt
EDUC 751 Instr Plan/Classrm Mgmt
EDUC 753 Content Tchg Methods
EDUC 754B Sec/Mid Sch Reading

Master of Arts in Teaching
K-12
EDUC 214 Early Adolescent Dev
OR
EDUC 767 Early Adolescent Psych
AND
EDUC 750 Gen Meth/Curr & Assessmt
EDUC 751 Instr Plan/Classrm Mgmt
EDUC 754B Sec/Mid School Reading
EDUC 758 K-12 Teaching Methods

NON Program  Completers
EDUC 767 Early Adolescent Dev
AND
EDUC 768 Middle School Methods

Principia College

Undergraduate - Introductory:
EDUC 203 Child and Adolescent Development
EDUC 278 Child and Adolescent Literature

Undergraduate - Sophomore: (Sophomore education majors complete following infused middle school course work prior to being accepted as teacher candidates.)
EDUC 270, 271, 220, 221, 250, 252, 219 Sophomore Block-One syllabus includes thematic study of Secondary/ Elementary School Methods (EDUC 220/270), Middle School Internship (EDUC 221/271), Educational Psychology (EDUC 250), Teaching the Exceptional Child (EDUC 252), School Law (EDUC 219)

Undergraduate - Junior: (Junior teacher candidates complete the following infused middle school course work prior to being accepted into student teaching.)
EDUC 320 Reading in Elementary and Middle School
EDUC 330 Math Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers
EDUC 345 Science and Social Science Methods: K-9

Quincy University

Undergraduate:
PSY246 Adolescent Psychology or EDU210 Adolescent Growth and Development
EDU325 Middle School Methods and Philosophy
EDU312 Middle School Math Methods (Math candidates only)

Graduate:
MSE511 Adolescent Growth and Development
MSE525 Middle School Methods and Philosophy
MSE512 Middle School Math Methods (Math candidates only)