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Integrative Studies

Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Integrative Studies (B.S.Ed.)

Program objectives for a B.S.Ed. in Integrative Studies are: (a) to understand how learning occurs, how students construct knowledge and acquire skills, and knows how to provided learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social, and personal development; (b) to adapt instructional techniques to middle school students of diverse cultural and language backgrounds and to students who have exceptional learning needs. The Integrative Studies major has two concentrations: 1. Youth Services, a non-licensure concentration, does not require admittance to the Teacher Education Program (TEP), nor does it require a 2.75 grade point average to be accepted to or remain in the concentration. It does, however, require a 2.25 grade point average, C- or better in all courses in the major, and 45 upper-division hours for graduation. 2. Middle Grades, a teacher licensure concentration for grades 4-8, requires a 2.75 grade point average to be accepted to and remain the TEP, and successful completion of all requirements for the concentration. See http://www.memphis.edu/tep for the most current licensure requirements.

A. University General Education Program (41 hours)

See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements.

NOTE: The following University General Education Program requirements are specified by the department for this major: Mathematics (3 hours): MATH 1420; Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours) ENGL 2201 or ENGL 2202; ART 1030 or MUS 1030 or THEA 1030; CLAS 2481; PHIL 1101 or 1102; POLS 1101 or 1102; History (6 hours) HIST 2010, HIST 2020, HIST 2030; Society Services concentration can tale HIST 1110 or HIST 1120; Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 hours) ESCI 1301 or ESCI 1401; POLS 1030; Natural Sciences (8 hours) BIOL 1010/1011; ESCI 1010. Society Services concentration can take any approved general education natural science.

B. Major (8 hours): EDPR 3302; PETE 3604; ENGL 4531.

C. Concentrations (71 hours):

1. Youth Services (Non-Licensure) (41 hours). SPED 2000; PSYC 1030; SOCI 1010; ICL 4001; IDT 3600; ENGL 3500, 3401; MATH 1480; 2 upper-division electives; History: Choose one course from the following courses: ANTH 3511; ANTH 4411; HIST 4831; HIST 4863; HIST 4871; SOCI 4631; SOCI 3422; SOCI 4442; Fine Arts: Select one from type not taken under general education choices: ART 1030, MUS 1030 or THEA 1030.

Professional Education (30 hours). Choose 10 courses recommended from the following disciplines: Education, Psychology, History, Communication, Management, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, Family & Consumer Science, English, and Sport & Leisure Management.

2. Middle Grades -- Leading to Middle Grades 4-8 Licensure

Related Liberal Studies (6 hours): SPED 2000, IDT 3600.

Major Core (27 hours): PHYS 1020; CHEM 1010 or BIOL 1020; HIST 1110  and 1120; MATH 1480, 1530, 1710, 1720, and 1830.

Professional Education (9 hours): Requires admission to TEP: RDNG 4241, ICL 4002 and ICL 3333.

Residency I Semester (17 hours) offered in fall: Leading to Middle Grades 4-8 Licensure: ICL 4003, ICL 4004, ICL 4005, ICL 4006, and ICL 4914.

Residency II Semester (12 hours) offered in spring: Leading to Middle Grades 4-8 Licensure: ICL 4913 and ICL 4800.

3. Secondary Math (grades 6-12)

Related Liberal Studies (6 hours): SPED 2000, IDT 3600.

Major Core (20 hours)

MATH 1910, 1920, 2702, 3581, 4151, 4082

Concentration (18 hours)

MATH 4080, 4081, ICL 4080, 4081, 4007, 4008

Professional Education (6 hours) Requires admission to TEP: RDNG 4241, ICL 4004

Residency I Semester (14 hours) offered in Fall: ICL 3333, 4007, 4008, and 4914.

Residency II Semester (12 hours) offered in Spring: ICL 4913 and 4800.

Typical 4-Year Integrative Studies

Middle Grades 4-8 Licensure Sequence

Freshman Year

ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
MATH 1420 3 SPED 2000 3
Social/Behavioral Science Selective 3 MATH 1480 3
Fine Art* 3 U S History 3
Humanities* 3 BIOL 1010/1011 4
       
Semester Totals 15 hrs   16 hrs

Sophomore Year

ENGL 2201 or 2202 3 HIST 1110 3
EDPR 3302 3 Social/Behavioral Science Selective 3
U S History 3 ESCI 1010 4
COMM 2381 3 MATH 1720 3
MATH 1710 3 IDT 3600 3
       
Semester Totals 15 hrs   16 hrs

Junior Year

PETE 3604 2 MATH 1830 3
MATH 1530 3 ICL 4002 3
ENGL 4531 3 RDNG 4241 3
PHYS 1020 3 CHEM 1010 or BIOL 1020 3
HIST 1120 3 ICL 3333 3
       
Semester Totals 14 hrs   15 hrs

Senior Year

ICL 4003 3 ICL 4913 9
ICL 4004 3 ICL 4800 3
ICL 4005 3    
ICL 4006 3    
 ICL 4914 5    
       
Semester Totals 17 hrs   12 hrs

Total Hours: 120

Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120

*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement