Curriculum

Elementary Education Major

Elementary Certification(K-9)
General Education Requirements

College Writing I (3)
Core II: College Writing II or College Writing II (3)
Core III: Foundations of Western Thought or one course from: ENGL, MUSC, VART, HIST, FORL (3)
Math for Teachers I (3)
Math for Teachers II (3)
SCIENCE: Two courses in two different areas: Life (Biology), Physical, Earth/Space (8)
Intro to Literature (3)
One from: Fine Arts, Music or Visual Arts (3)
Two from: Theology (6)
Two from: Philosophy (6)
The United States to 1865 (3) or The United States from 1865 (3)
One from: Political Science (3)
World Geography (3)

Core Professional Education Courses

Instructional Technology (3)
Transfer Seminar (for students who transfer EDUC 210 only) (1)
Teaching in a Diverse Society (3)
Beginning Field Experience (1)
Physical Development and Health Education (1)
Fine Arts Education (2)
Educational Psychology (3)
Survey of the Exceptional Individual (3)
History and Philosophy of Education (3)
Classroom Assessment (3)

Program Specific Pedagogical Studies
Professional Semester I

Elementary Intermediate Field Experience for Math/Social Studies & Science (3)
Elementary Intermediate Field Experience for Reading/Language Arts (3)
Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (3)
Methods of Teaching Social Studies/ Science in the Elementary School (3)
Discipline and Classroom Management Techniques in the Elementary Inclusionary Classroom (2)
Methods of Elementary Teaching Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School (3)

Professional Semester II

Diagnostic Techniques of Teaching Literacy (3)
Elementary Advanced Field Experience (12)
Professional Growth Seminar (1)

 

Endorsement Areas

 

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

 

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