The freshman and sophomore years of the B.A. and B.S. programs in Middle School Education require a combination of general education courses with coursework in areas of teaching specialization. Below are the transfer agreements for both the B.A. and B.S. followed by technical college course lists for each “content specialization.”

 

Middle School Education (B.A.) – Midlands Technical College

 

FRESHMAN FALL

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

ENGL 101

3.0

ENG 101

3.0

SPCH 140

3.0

SPC 205

3.0

HIS 111 or 112

3.0

HIS 201 or 202

3.0

Option 1: MAT 122

Option 2: STAT 201

3.0

Option 1: MAT 130

Option 2: MAT 120

3.0

UNIV 101 (See last page for waiver info regarding UNIV 101.)

3.0

Your may substitute foreign language (FRE 101 or 102; SPA 101 or 102) to fill this slot or hours in your “content specialization.”

3.0

 

FRESHMAN SPRING

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

ENGL 102

3.0

ENG 102

3.0

GEOG 121

3.0

GEO 102

3.0

Option 1: MATH 170, 174, PHIL 110, 111, STAT 201

Option 2: STAT 201

3.0

Option 1: MAT 122, 132, PHI 105, 106; MAT 120

Option 2: MAT 220

3.0

BIOL 101/101L, BIOL 110; or BIOL 120/120L

4.0

BIO 101, BIO 112, 210

4.0

EDTE 201

3.0

EDU 201

3.0

 

SOPHOMORE FALL

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

POLI 201

3.0

PSC 201, 215, 220

 

ECO 221, 222, or 224

3.0

ECO 210 or 211

3.0

PHYS 101/101L, PHYS 200, ASTR 111/111A, CHEM 102, CHEM 105, CHEM 111,GEOL 101, GEOL 103, MSCI 101 OR ENVR101/101L

4.0

AST 101, CHM 101, CHM 105, CHM 110

4.0

ARTE 360

3.0

Your may substitute either foreign language (FRE 101 or 102; SPA 101 or 102) to fill this slot or hours in your “content specialization.”

3.0

EDFN 300

3.0

EDU 230

3.0

EDTE 400

1.0

Currently there is no technical college equivalent.

1.0

 

 

SOPHOMORE SPRING

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

Content Specialization 1A

3.0

See “Content Specialization” lists.

3.0

Content Specialization 2A

3.0

See “Content Specialization” lists.

3.0

Content Specialization 1B

3.0

See “Content Specialization” lists.

3.0

Humanities

3.0

ENG 203, 205, 206; or HIS 101, 102, 106, 108, 109

3.0

EDPY 401/401P

4.0

EDU 241

4.0

 

MIDDLE Education (B.S.) – Midlands Technical College

 

FRESHMAN FALL

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

ENGL 101

3.0

ENG 101

3.0

SPCH 140

3.0

SPC 205

3.0

HIS 111 or 112

3.0

HIS 201 or 202

3.0

MATH 122 or MAT 141

3/4.0

MAT 130 or MAT 140

3/4.0

UNIV 101 (See note below about alternate way to earn credit for UNIV 101 after you transfer.)

3.0

Your may substitute foreign language (FRE 101 or 102; SPA 101 or 102) to fill this slot or hours in your “content specialization.”

4.0

 

FRESHMAN SPRING

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

ENGL 102

3.0

ENG 102

3.0

GEOG 121

3.0

GEO 102

3.0

MATH 201

3.0

MAT 120

3.0

BIOL 101/101L, BIOL 110; or BIOL 120/120L

4.0

BIO 101, BIO 112, BIO 210

4.0

EDTE 201

3.0

EDU 201

3.0

 

SOPHOMORE FALL

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

POLI 201

3.0

PSC 201, 215, 220

3.0

ECO 221, 222, or 224

3.0

ECO 210 or 211

3.0

PHYS 101/101L, PHYS 200, ASTR 111/111A, CHEM 102, CHEM 105, or CHEM 111

4.0

AST 101, CHM 101, CHM 105, CHM 110

4.0

ARTE 360

3.0

Your may substitute foreign language (FRE 101 or 102; SPA 101 or 102) to fill this slot or hours in your “content specialization.”

3.0

EDFN 300

3.0

EDU 230

4.0

EDTE 400

1.0

Currently no technical college equivalent.

 

 

 

 

 

SOPHOMORE SPRING

USC

MTC Equivalent(s)

Content Specialization 1A

3.0

See “Content Specialization” lists.

3.0

Content Specialization 2A

3.0

See “Content Specialization” lists.

3.0

Content Specialization 1B

3.0

See “Content Specialization” lists.

3.0

GEOL 101, GEOL 103, MSCI 101 or ENVR101/101L

3.0

BIO 205/206

3.0/

4.0

EDPY 401/401P

4.0

EDU 241

4.0

 

Content Specialization Lists for B.A. and B.S. in Middle School Education

 

ENGLISH Specialization (18 hours) 

USC                                                                                                    Midlands Technical College

ENGL 432 Adolescent Literature

3.0

Technical colleges do not currently offer English courses above the 200-level. All of the 200-level courses below are transferable and apply towards “content specialization,” but it is recommended that you take no more than 9 hours credit at the 200-level. Your best choices would be American Literature (ENG 203), English Literature I and II (ENG 205 & ENG 206), and World Literature I and II (ENG 208 & ENG 209).

All 200-level English courses are 3.0 hours credit

ENGL 428 African-American Literature

3.0

ENGL 360 Creative Writing,

ENGL 460 Advanced Writing, or

ENGL 461 The Teaching of Writing

3.0

ENGL 450 English Grammar or

ENGL 389 The English Language

3.0

Literature from: 380 – 386; 400 – 427; 429; 431, 435 - 439

3.0

Literature from: 380 – 386; 400 – 427; 429; 431, 435 - 439

3.0

 

SOCIAL STUDIES Specialization (18 hours)

USC                                                                                                    Midlands Technical College

HIST 111 or 112*

*Whichever NOT taken as General Education requirement

3.0

American History (HIS 201 or HIS 202)

3.0

ANTH 201 Panorama of Prehistory or

ANTH 341 Ancient Civilizations

3.0

Cultural Anthropology (ANT 202) or Physical Anthropology and Archeology (ANT 203)

3.0

ELECTIVE

3.0

One of the following:

Macroeconomics (ECO 210);

Microeconomics (ECO 211);

World Geography (GEO 102);

African History (HIS 106);

East Asian Civ. (HIS 108);

Latin American Civ. (HIS 109);

African-American History

                 (HIS 130 or HIS 131);

American Civil War (HIS 230);

Amer. Military Hist.(HIS 235);

American Govt. (PSC 201);

State & Local Govt. (PSC 215);

Intro. to International Relations

                                    (PSC 220)

 

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

 

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

 

3.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS Specialty (18 – 20 hours)

USC                                                                                                    Midlands Technical College

MATH 172 Mathematical Modeling

3.0

 

Analytical Geometry &

               Calculus II (MAT 141)

3.0

MATH 222 Basic Concepts – Elem. Mathematics

3.0

Elementary Math. II (MAT 251)

3.0

STAT 201 Elementary Statistics

3.0

Probability & Statistics (MAT 120) or Advanced Statistics (MAT 220)

3.0

MATH 241 Vector Calculus

4.0

Analytical Geometry &

              Calculus III (MAT 240)

 

4.0

Two Courses Chosen from:

     MATH 141*

    

     MATH 142*

    

     MAT 241*

    

     MAT 242 Differential Equations

     MATH 170 or MATH 174

   

*If not taken as general education requirements.

 

4.0

 

4.0

 

4.0

 

4.0

3.0

 

Two Courses Chosen from:

Analytical Geometry &

              Calculus I (MAT 140)

Analytical Geometry &

               Calculus II (MAT 141)

Analytical Geometry &

              Calculus III (MAT 240)

Differ. Equations (MAT 242)

Finite College Mathematics (MAT 122) or Discrete Mathematics (MAT 132)

 

 

4.0

 

4.0

 

4.0

4.0

 

3.0

 

SCIENCE Specialty (18 – 23 hours)

USC                                                                                                    Midlands Technical College

Life Science: Two courses from –

     BIOL 102 & BIOL 102L Biological Science II

     BIOL 100

     BIOL 100

     BIOL 200/200L Plant Science 

     BIOL 243 & 243L Anatomy & Physiology I

     BIOL 270/270L  Intro. to Environmental

                                                       Biology/Lab

 

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

3.0/

4.0

 

Biological Science II (BIO 102)

Zoology (BIO 201)

Botany (BIO 202)

Wetlands Biology (BIO 207)

Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 210)

Ecology/Ecology Lab

                             (BIO 205/206)

 

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

3.0/

4.0

Physical Science: Two courses from –

     PHYS 201/201L General Physics I

     PHYS 202/202L General Physics II

     PHYS 211 & 211L

     PHYS 212 & 212L

     CHEM 101 Fundamentals of Chemistry I

     CHEM 102 Fundamentals of Chemistry II

    

     CHEM 111 General Chemistry I

     CHEM 112 General Chemistry II

 

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

 

4.0

4.0

 

Physics I (PHY 201)

Physics II (PHY 202)

University Physics I (PHY 221)

University Physics II (PHY 222)

General Chemistry I (CHM 101)

General Organic/Biochemistry

                                          (CHM 105)

College Chemistry I (CHM 110)

College Chemistry II (CHM 111)

 

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.0

 

4.0

4.0

4.0