Additional admission requirements must be met to enter the Middle Grades Education B.S.Ed. (Certification Track) program.(See B.S.Ed. Teacher Education Admission Requirements). Students seeking teacher certification are first admitted to the Middle Grades Education B.S.Ed. Professional Studies (Non-Certification Track). Upon meeting B.S.Ed. teacher education admission requirements at the completion of Area F, students will be admitted to the certification track. Successful completion of all program requirements and all Georgia Professional Standards Commission certification requirements will prepare an individual to gain teacher certification in Georgia.
Each student must select two emphasis areas. The first emphasis area should be Science or Social Studies. The second emphasis area should be Language Arts or Math. (Students who select other combinations of emphasis areas may have extended time to graduation.) Students who select Science as an emphasis area must take ISCI 2001 and ISCI 2002, and three hours in their other selected emphasis area. Other students should take three hours in the first emphasis area, three hours in the second emphasis area, and an additional three hours in one of their selected emphasis areas.
successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
be in good standing in the Honors College at the time of graduation.
Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement catalog page.