Elementary Education Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Elementary Education: Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence. Academic Advising Plan.

Visit the Elementary Education page to learn more about this program.

This suggested plan of study shows how the undergraduate degree in elementary education may be completed within 8 semesters with a total accumulation of 132 credits. Courses are also offered during summer sessions to reduce credit loads during the Fall and Spring semesters.


  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

GE Goal I ENGL 100 Academic Reading/Writing - 3
GE Goal II ART 100 Introduction to Art - 3
GE Goal II Social or Behavioral Science - 3
GE Goal III Laboratory Science - 3
GE Goal V Ethical Citizenship - 3
Total semester credits - 15

GE Goal I COMS 101 Fundamentals of Speech - 3
GE Goal II HIST 100 Defining Themes in US History 3
GE Goal II MUS 100 Understanding Music - 3
GE Goal III Science Course - 3
GE Goal V P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
GE Goal V PE Lifetime Activity 1 of 2 - .5
GE Goal V PE Lifetime Activity 2 of 2 - .5
TED 155 Introduction to Technology Integration - 2
Total semester credits - 16

Sophomore
Year

GE Goal I ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas - 3
MATH 246 Math for Elementary Teachers I - 4
TED 211 Educational Psychology - 5
TED 255 Reading Guidance for Children - 3
Global Diversity Course (G) - 3
Total semester credits - 18

ART 250 Art in the Schools - 2
MATH 247 Math for Elementary Teachers II - 4
P ED 326 Techniques in Physical Education
for the Elementary School Teacher - 2
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education - 3
Minor course 1 of 8 - 3
Minor course 2 of 8 - 3
Total semester credits - 17

Summer

SPED 330 Exceptional Child - 3
Total summer credits - 3

Junior
Year

Semester 5 (Fall)

HEAL 361 Methods and Materials in Health for the Elementary Teacher - 3
MUS 350 Music for Elementary Teachers - 2
GE Goal IV ESM 300 Environmental Education - 3
Minor course 3 of 8 - 3
Minor course 4 of 8 - 3
Minor course 5 of 8 - 3
Total semester credits - 17

TED 312 Techniques in Elem. Ed.: Science - 4
TED 315 Techniques in Elementary Ed.: Math - 4
TED 316 Developmental Reading - 4
TED 317 Reading Practicum - 4
Minor course 6 of 8 - 3
Minor course 7 of 8 - 3
Total semester credits - 18

Summer (year three)

TED 420 School and Society - 3

Senior
Year

TED 310 Techniques in Elem. Ed.: Lang Arts - 4
TED 311 Techniques in Elem. Ed.: Soc. Studies - 4
Minor course 8 of 8 - 3
Total semester credits - 17

TED 472 Student Teaching - 12
Total semester credits - 12

Summer Offerings:

TED 155 Introduction to Technology Integration - 2
TED 252 Multicultural Education - 3
TED 420 School and Society - 3
SPED 330 Exceptional Child - 3
ESM 300 Environmental Education - 3

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 39 cr.
University Requirements - 3 cr.
Major - 46 cr.
Required Courses - 25 cr.
Minor - 24 cr.
Credits to Degree - 137 cr.

Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA from admittance
through certification in this program.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

Minor areas recommended for additional licensing include: Dance, Foreign Language, Health Education, Mathematics,  Language Arts/Reading, Social Studies, Science, TESOL

Other acceptable minors are: Art, Biology, Chemistry, Coaching, Communication Studies, Earth Science, Economics, English, Geography, History, Journalism. Music, Physics, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology

 


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