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Rockford College
Roosevelt University
St. Xavier University
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Trinity Christian College updated
Trinity International University
University of Chicago
University of Illinois - Chicago
University of Illinois - Springfield
University of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign
University of St. Francis (formerly College of St. Francis)
Western Illinois University
Wheaton College

Universities Courses
Rockford College
Required for Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education:

EDUC 415/515 Middle School Programs

AND

EDUC 336 Educational Psychology OR EDUC 620 Psychological Foundations

And ONE of the following

EDUC 303/503 Language Arts Methods
EDUC 402/502 Secondary Teaching Methods
EDUC 322/522 Reading in the Content Area

Required for Physical Education:
EDUC 415/515 Middle School Programs
PHYE 311/511 Elementary School Curriculum in PE
PHYE 315/515 Instructional Strategies

AND

EDUC 336 Educational Psychology OR EDUC 620 Psychological Foundations

Roosevelt University

Update 3/22/10
Current courses
EDUC 313 or EDUC 413 Foundations of the Middle School
EDUC 311 or EDUC 411 Adolescent Development (formerly EDUC 315)
St. Xavier University
Undergraduate:
ED 05-359 Methods, Curriculum, & Phil. Middle School
PSY 26-201 Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood

Graduate:
ED 32-459 Methods, Curriculum. & Phil. Middle School
ED 32-508 Adolescent Development

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
CI 462 Middle and Junior High Programs
CI 473  Teaching in Middle Schools
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Undergraduate Elementary Education:
CI 307 The Middle and Junior High School
CI 343 Social Studies in the Elem./Middle School
CI 442 Science in Elementary/Middle School
CI 415 Mathematics in the Elementary School
Math 311 Middle and Secondary School Math
CI 445 Language Arts in the Elementary/Middle
School
CI 337 Reading in the Elementary/Middle School
CI 413 Children's Literature
CI 338 Corrective Procedures in Reading
PSYC 201 Child Psychology
EPFR 315 Educational Psychology
Undergraduate Secondary Education and Graduate or returning certified teachers:
EPFR 415 The Middle School Learner
CI 407 The Middle and Junior High School
Trinity Christian College updated

(Updated March 2014)
Undergraduate:
Educ 335 Teaching in the Middle Grade or Educ 312 Middle Grades Philosophy and Literacy
And
Educ 303 Educational Psychology
Educ 380 General Methods
And
Educ 310 Teaching Reading K-9 or Educ 311 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
Trinity International University
Elementary: Traditional and Accelerated (REACH-to-Teach) programs
ED 306/306R Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
ED 303/303R Fundamentals of Elementary and Middle School Methods
PSY 337/337R Psychology of Adolescence
Elementary: MAT Program
ED 606/6260 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
ED 640/6700 Integrated Methods of Teaching in the Elementary and Middle School
ED 560/5350 Advanced Educational Psychology
Secondary: Traditional and Accelerated (REACH-to-Teach) programs
ED 306/306R Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
ED 360/360R Fundamentals of Secondary and Middle School Methods
PSY 337/337R Psychology of Adolescence
Secondary: MAT Program
ED 606/6260 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
ED 660/6800 Integrated Methods of Teaching in the Secondary and Middle School
ED 560/5350 Advanced Educational Psychology
University of Chicago
Graduate:
Math 51200 Middle Grade Curriculum, Philosophy, and Instructional Methods
Math 51300 Early Adolescent Psychology
University of Illinois - Chicago
CIE 484 Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle School
EPSY 446 Characteristics of Early Adolescence
University of Illinois - Springfield

Undergraduate Courses:
TEP 401 Middle School Concepts and Practices
PSYCH 323 Adolescence or TEP 223 Adolescent Development for Teachers
or
Graduate Courses:
EDL 538 Middle School Methods and Philosophy
EDL 539 Adolescent Development and Learning

University of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign
C&I 410 Middle School Instruction
EPS 427 Philosophy of Middle School Ed.
EPSY 430 Early Adolescent Development
(Above courses may be completed online.)
University of St. Francis
(formerly College of St. Francis)
Undergrad/Grad
EDUC 360/ MEDU 630 or MSED 630 or EEND 630 – Psychology and Development of the Middle School Child
EDUC 365/ MEDU 687 or MSED 687or EEND 687 – Middle School Philosophy, Curriculum and Instruction
Western Illinois University
Undergraduate:
EIS 301 Educational Psychology - Learning
EIS 201 Education Psychology - Growth & Development
C&I 403 Middle Level Education

Graduate:
EIS 535 Adolescent Psychology for Educators
EIS 536 Seminar in Cognition
C&I 403G Middle Level Education

Wheaton College
Elementary:
EDUC 319 Theories & Methods of Teach Read in Middle Gr
EDUC 312 Theories & Methods of Teach Elem & Mid Sc
EDUC 326 Theo & Meth of Tech Elem & Mid Sc Lang Arts
EDUC 223 Educational Psychology
EDUC 224 Human Growth
EDUC 427 Intro. to Special Ed
EDUC 223L Ed. Psy. Practicum in Middle School - OR - EDUC 298L Middle School Practicum

Secondary:
EDUC 324 Theo & Meth of Teach Mid & High School St
EDUC 561 Read & Writ Across Mid/Sec Sc Curriculum
EDUC 223 Educational Psychology
EDUC 224 Human Growth
EDUC 427 Intro. to Special Ed
EDUC 223L Ed Psy Practicum in Middle School - OR - EDUC 298L Middle School Practicum