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Elementary Education
 

Elementary Education Option

All students seeking an endorsement in Elementary Education grades Kindergarten – eight - must complete the following Option in Elementary Education.

 

 

Hrs

EDUC 290 Selecting and Evaluating Literature for Elementary Curriculum 3
EDUC 301* Practicum - Social Studies and Language Arts 1
EDUC 302* Practicum - Math and Science 1
EDUC 325* Teaching Lang Arts in Elem/Middle School 3
EDUC 326* Teaching Social Studies in Elem/Middle School 3
EDUC 327* Teaching Math in Elem/Middle School 3
EDUC 328* Teaching Science in Elem/Middle School 3
EDUC 334* Teaching Reading in Elementary School 3
EDUC 403* Diagnostic and Remedial Reading 3
EDUC 405* Diagnostic and Remedial Math 3
EDUC 430* Differentiated and Integrated Curriculum for the Elementary Environment 3
EDUC 438* Professional Collaboration with Parents & Families 3
ART 308 Art Exploration 3
MUS 251 Elementary Music Methods 3
HPER 313 Health & Physical Education for Elem/Mid Grades 3
  Total for Elementary Education Option 41

Education Core

All students seeking certification in any endorsement option area are required to complete the following courses. Educ 209 is a prerequisite (or co-requisite) for the other courses, so plan to take Educ 208/209 during your first semester of Education coursework.

 

EDUC 208** Teacher Education: Principles & Practicum

3

EDUC 209** Teacher Education Orientation

0

EDUC 255** Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners 3
EDUC 300*

Managing the Learning Environment for Effective Teaching

3

EDUC 315*

Educational Technology

3
EDUC 317*

Assessment for Student Learning

3
EDUC 400*

Professional and Collaborative Practices

3
SPED 200** Introduction to Special Education 3
EDUC 410* Student Teaching 12
EDUC 420* Student Teaching Seminar 1
  Total for Education Core 34
  Total for Elementary Education Endorsement 75

 

Note: Required Program Prerequisite:

PSYC 250** Human Growth & Development 3
     

Required Elementary Content Knowledge Courses

(to be used toward General Education requirements)

Communication Composition, Speech, Literature Minimum 6
Math   Minimum 6
Science One Biological, one Physical Science Minimum 6
Social Science American History Required Minimum 6
Total minimum credits in above four content ares: Minimum 30
Fine Arts Art, Music, Theater 3
HPER 322 Coordinated School Community Health 3
Overall total credits for content Knowledge: 36

 

* Course requires admission to Teacher Education prior to enrollment.

** Students must complete these courses prior to receiving admission to Teacher Education