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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Education: Elementary Teacher Education - Middle School Social Studies Concentration BSEd-Four Year Plan

Elementary Teacher Education - Middle School Social Studies Concentration (BSEd) Four-Year Plan

First Year
EDUC 100 - Introduction to Elementary and Middle School Education   BISC 104 - Principles of Biology with Laboratory  or BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I  
EDUC 240 - Legal and Ethical Issues in American Education  or EDUC 247 - The History of Education in America   EDUC 205 - Human Development: Grades K-8  
EDUC 258 - Cultural Diversity, Schooling and the Teacher  (Satisfies Multicultural Requirement) ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   
MATH 251 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Number and Operations   MATH 252 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Rational Numbers and Probablity  
General Studies Geography (1/1)** POSC 150 - Introduction to American Politics  or POSC 270 - Introduction to Comparative Politics  
General Studies History (1/1)**  
Credits: 17 Credits: 16
Second Year
EDUC 210 - Beginning Literacy Instruction   EDUC 230 - Introduction to Exceptional Children  
HIST 315 - History for Teachers   GEOL 113 - Earth Science  
MATH 253 - Mathematics for K-8 Teachers: Geometry, Algebra and Measurement   English 200-Level (or higher) Elective (1/1)**
SCEN 101 - Physical Science   Concentration Economics Elective (1/1)**
Concentration History Elective (1/1)** Concentration Geography Elective (1/1)**
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
EDUC 387 - Integrating Technology in Education   EDUC 310 - Reading and Writing in Elementary School  
UAPP 102 - Civics and Economics for Teachers   EDUC 335 - Elementary Curriculum: Mathematics  
Creative Arts Elective (1/1)**  EDUC 341 - Elementary Curriculum: Science  
Approved History Elective (1/1)** EDUC 346 - Elementary Curriculum: Social Studies  
Free Elective (1/1) (ECON, GEOG, HIST, or POSC course recommended) EDUC 390 - Classroom Management for Social and Emotional Learning  
  EDUC 428 - Critical Reflection of Teacher Decision Making  
Credits: 15 Credits: 17
Fourth Year
EDUC 348 - Investigating Social Studies in Middle School Communities   EDUC 400 - Student Teaching  
EDUC 400 - Student Teaching  (DLE) EDUC 433 - Student Teaching Seminar: Elementary Ed  
EDUC 433 - Student Teaching Seminar: Elementary Ed  (Capstone) EDUC 436 - Differentiated Literacy Instruction  
EDUC 451 - Educational Assessment for Classroom Teachers   EDUC 440 - Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners  
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.