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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Education: Elementary Teacher Education - Single Certification Focus Area Concentration BSEd-Four Year Plan

Elementary Teacher Education -  Single Certification Focus Area Concentration (BSEd) Four-Year Plan

First Year
EDUC 100 - Introduction to Elementary and Middle School Education (2cr.)   BISC 104 - Principles of Biology with Laboratory (4cr.)  or BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I (4cr.)  
EDUC 240 - Legal and Ethical Issues in American Education (3cr.)  or EDUC 247 - The History of Education in America (3cr.)   EDUC 205 - Human Development: Grades K-8 (3cr.)  
EDUC 258 - Cultural Diversity, Schooling and the Teacher (3cr.)  (Satisfies Multicultural Requirement) ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition (3cr.)  
MATH 251 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Number and Operations (3cr.)   MATH 252 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Rational Numbers and Probablity (3cr.)  
General Studies Geography (1/1)** Free Elective (1/5)
General Studies History (1/1)**  
Credits: 17 Credits: 16
Second Year
EDUC 210 - Beginning Literacy Instruction (3cr.)   EDUC 230 - Introduction to Exceptional Children (3cr.)  
MATH 253 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Geometry, Algebra and Measurement (3cr.)   GEOL 113 - Earth Science (4cr.)  
SCEN 101 - Physical Science (4cr.)   Minor Elective (2/6)
Minor Elecitve (1/6) Minor Elective (3/6)
Free Elective (2/5) Free Elecitve (3/5)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
EDUC 387 - Integrating Technology in Education (2 to 3cr.)   EDUC 310 - Reading and Writing in Elementary School (3cr.)  
POSC 102 - Civics and Economics for Teachers (3cr.)   EDUC 335 - Elementary Curriculum: Mathematics (3cr.)  
Creative Arts Elective (1/1)** EDUC 341 - Elementary Curriculum: Science (3cr.)  
English 200-Level (or higher) Elective (1/1)** EDUC 346 - Elementary Curriculum: Social Studies (3cr.)  
Minor Elective (4/6) EDUC 390 - Classroom Management for Social and Emotional Learning (3cr.)  
  EDUC 428 - Critical Reflection of Teacher Decision Making (2cr.)  
Credits: 15 Credits: 17
Fourth Year
EDUC 400 - Student Teaching (3 to 12cr.)  (DLE) EDUC 440 - Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners (3cr.)  
EDUC 433 - Student Teaching Seminar: Elementary Ed (1 to 2cr.)  (Capstone) Minor Elective (5/6)
EDUC 436 - Differentiated Literacy Instruction (3cr.)   Minor Elective (6/6)
EDUC 451 - Educational Assessment for Classroom Teachers (3cr.)   Free Elective (4/5)
  Free Elective (5/5)
Credits: 13 Credits: 13
Total Credits: 123
Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in all coursework for the major.    
  ** See program plan for approved courses.


Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.