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Middle School Social Studies / Science Education Program

The Middle School Social Studies / Science Education program is designed to prepare you for employment as a certified teacher in Kentucky 5th-9th grade classrooms in the areas of social studies and science. MCC has a 2+2 agreement with Murray State University allowing you the opportunity to complete your Associate in Science degree in the first two years, followed by two years of Murray State University courses (offered at the Madisonville Regional Campus) to complete the Bachelor of Science degree. If you wish to obtain your Bachelor's degree through any of Kentucky's other 4-year universities, you may transfer after completing the Associate in Science degree.

Available Credentials

Associate in Science

This fulfills the first half of the required coursework to transfer and complete the Bachelor of Science degree.

Bachelor of Science, Provisional Classroom Teaching Certification (Grades 5-9)

Completion of this degree prepares students to take the required teacher licensing exams in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities for persons with a Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education are available in public and private schools.

Admission Requirements

For the first two years of the program, consult MCC's general admission requirements.

For the second two years of the program, consult the Middle School Social Studies & Science - Program Guide.

For other state universities, consult their individual web sites.

Length of Program

The program can be completed in four years if you take 15 to 18 credit hours per semester.

For More Information

Lisa Lee
(270) 824-8612(270) 824-8612

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.