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Curriculum Guide for Majors in Elementary Education K-6

Freshman Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

GE 102

English Comp. and Grammar

3

GE 122T

Freshman Seminar

1

GE 140

World Civilizations I

3

GE 152/L or GE 158/L

Principles of Physical Science/Lab or Earth Science/Lab

4

MATH 121

Number Sense and Algebra

3

GE

Fine Arts/Communication

2

GE

Physical Education

1

 

 

17

Second Semester

GE 103

English Comp. and Vocabulary

3

MATH 122

Geo and Data Analysis

3

GE 141

World Civilizations II

3

EDUC 210

PSI: Intro to Education

3

SPCH 214

Intro to College Speech

2

GE 185

Health Concepts

2

 

 

16

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

GE 201

World Literature I

3

GE 155/L

Biology

4

EDUC 203

Intro. to Comp. Inst. Tech

3

ELEM 225

Explorations in Mathematics

3

EDUC 211A

PSI: Intro to Education Field Experience

1

 

 

14

Second Semester

EDUC 250

Introduction to Reading

3

SPAN 101

Spanish I

3

PE 363

Group Games and Rhythms

1

PSY 212

General Psychology

3

GE 142

Intro to Geography

3

 

Academic Concentration

3

 

 

16

Junior Year

First Semester

Course and number

Semester hrs

ELEM 300

Reading and Language Arts

3

ELEM 301

Reading and Language Arts Field Experience for PK-6 (30)

2

EDUC 310

PS II: Special Ed & Div. Learners

3

EDUC 311

PSII: Special Ed and Diverse Learners Field Experience

P/F

EDUC 360

PS III: Teaching & Assessment

3

 

*Academic Concentration

6

 

 

17

Second Semester

EDUC 350

Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC 351A

Inter. & Content Reading Field Experience for PK-6

2

ELEM 390

Social Studies Methods in the Inclusive Classroom (30)

3

ELEM 395

Science Meth. in the inclusive Class

3

SPED 370

Introduction to Positive Behavior

3

 

Academic Concentration

3

 

 

17

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 410

PS IV: Instructional Methods & Leadership

3

EDUC 411

PS IV: Instructional Methods & Leadership Field Experience

3

ELEM 430

Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom

3

ELEM 431

Mathematics Methods in the Inclusive Classroom Field Experience (30)

2

 

Academic Concentration

6

 

 

17

Second Semester

EDUC 433

Clinical Practice

12

EDUC 478

Seminar in Cont. Educ. Issues

P/F

 

 

12

Total Requirements for the Degree.

126

Note: Total of at least 18-24 semester hours required for Academic Concentration.

To assist in meeting test score requirements for admittance to Teacher Education, students may take the following electives:

* EDUC 160- Pre-Professional Studies I: Reading (2 credit hours)

* EDUC 170- Pre-Professional Studies II: Mathematics (2 credit hours)

* EDUC 180- Pre-Professional Studies III: Writing (2 credit hours)

To assist in meeting portfolio requirements for graduation and licensure, students may take the following elective:

* EDUC 460: Portfolio Development (3 credit hours). (This course is to be taken during the student teaching semester).

Elementary Education majors are allowed a maximum of 60 hours of field experience per semester.