Curriculum

Elementary Education Major with Professional Educator Licensure

Elementary Endorsement(grades 1-6)
General Education Requirements

ENGL 111 College Writing I (3)
ACAF 101 Speech Communication (4)
ACAF 102 Core II: College Writing II OR ENGL 112 College Writing II (3)
ACAF 201 Core III: Foundations of Western Thought OR one from: ENGL, MUSC, ARTD, HIST, FORL (3)
MATH 105 Introduction to Statistics (3)
MATH 108 Math for Teachers I (3)
MATH 109 Math for Teachers II (3)
MATH 111 College Algebra (3)
SCIENCE:
BIOL 116 Intro to Life Science for Educators (4) and PSCI 102 Intro to Physical Science for Educators (4) OR
3 science courses – 1 each in life science, physical science and earth/space science
ENGL 200 Intro to Literature (3)
ARTD 205 Exploring the Fine Arts
THEO 101 Introduction to Theology (3)
THEO XXX Theology Course(3)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophical Thinking (3)
PHIL XXX Philosophy Course (3)
HIST 121 The United States to 1865 (3) OR
HIST 122 The United States from 1865 (3)
POLI 105 American National Government (3)
GEOG 111 World Regional Geography (3)

Core Professional Education Course Requirements

EDUC 100 Human Relations for Educators (2)
EDUC 225 Technology for Teaching & Learning (2)
EDUC 210 Teaching in a Diverse Society (3)
EDUC 211 Beginning Field Experience (1)
EDUC 220 Educational Psychology (3)
EDUC 230 Learners with Exceptional & Diverse Needs (3)
EDUC 330 Instructional Planning and Assessment (3)
EDUC 373 Reading Diagnostics and Clinical (2)
EDUC 379 Methods of Teaching Social Science in the Elementary School (1)
EDUC 386 Methods of Teaching Special Education & English Language Learners (3)
EDUC 395 Methods of Teaching Literacy (3)
EDUC 498 Practicum (2-4)

Internship Semester I

EDUC 354 Elementary Education Internship I (3)
EDUC 368 Technology Integration (1)
EDUC 375 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (3)
EDUC 380 Content Arts Literacy
EDUC 384 Methods on Teaching Science in Elementary School (3)
EDUC 392 Classroom Management in Elementary Education (2)
EDUC 395 Methods of Teaching Literacy (3)

Internship Semester II

EDUC 394 Constructing A Supportive Learning Experience (2)
EDUC 475 Elementary Education Internship II: Student Teaching (12)
EDUC 476 Professional Growth Seminar (1)
EDUC 477 Evidence of Teaching Proficiency (1)

 

Endorsement Areas

 

Additional Courses for the Middle School Endorsement (Optional)
EDUC 360 Psychology and Development of the Middle School Child (3)
EDUC 365 Middle School Philosophy, Curriculum and Instruction (3)

 

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