Levett School of Education

 Allen University

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Students must meet the following five requirements:

  • Passing or cumulative score on the examination PRAXIS Core Academic Skills Assessment in Reading (156), Writing (158), and Mathematics (150), or a combined score of 464 on all three; an exempting score of 22 on the ACT, or an exempting score of 1100 on the SAT, in accordance with the South Carolina Department of Education’s updated program admission assessment requirements;
  • Three letters of reference submitted, two of which must be from previous professors;
  • 45 credit hours of general education course work with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Broad-scan background check;
  • Pass prescribed writing assessment; 

Selected students then arrange an interview with the Teacher Education Committee.

 

Allen University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and Schools  at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Allen University.

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Chair, Education Department

 

Elementary Education

Plan of Study

B. S. Degree -119 Hours

 
 
 
 

Freshman Year/ Fall Semester                                              Freshman Year/Spring Semester

UNV

101

First Year Seminar

1

ENG

102

English Composition II

3

ENG

101

English Composition I

3

ENG

105

Public Speaking

3

MAT

109

Fundamentals of Mathematics I

3

MAT

110

Fundamentals of Mathematics II

3

ART MUS

103

103

Art Appreciation or Music Appreciation

3

SSH

104

 

African Civilizations

3

REL

104

Biblical Literature

3

SPN

101

Spanish I (SPN 201 test out of 101)

3

BUS

103

Computer Literacy

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

16

Total Credits

15

 

 

 

 

           

 

Sophomore Year/ Fall Semester                                        Sophomore Year/Spring Semester

SPN

200

Spanish II

3

PSY

SOC

206

201

Introduction to Psychology or

Principles of Sociology

3

 

ENG

200

Introduction to Literature

3

EDU

150

Introduction of Professional Teaching

2

 

BIO

110

General Biology

3

EDU

323

Instructional Planning and Assessment

3

 

*EDU

151

Reading and Writing in Mathematics

1

EDU

230

Human Growth and Development

3

 

***EDU

***EDU

   152

153

Reading in Education or

Writing in Education       

1

EDU

225

Foundations of Digital Media and Learning

3

 

*SSH

201

History of Civilization I

3

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

14

Total Credits

14

Junior Year/ Fall Semester                                               Junior Year/Spring Semester

EDU

320

Classroom Management

3

EDU

332

Educational Psychology

3

EDU

330

Science and Health Education K-5

3

EDU

331

Social Studies Education K-5

3

EDU

335

Foundations in Teaching Reading K-5

3

EDU

330

Exceptional Child

3

EDU

336

Instructional Practices in English Language Arts

3

EDU

338

Mathematics Education K-5

3

EDU

337

Diversity, Social Justice and the 21st Century Learner

3

**EDU

436

Curriculum For Early Childhood Education 

3

EDU

201

Supporting the ENGL as Second Language Student in the Classroom

2

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

17

Total Credits

15

 

Senior Year/ Fall Semester                                               Senior Year/Spring Semester

EDU

430

Integrating the Arts K-5

3

EDU

461

Clinical Practice (Internship in Teaching)

12

EDU

431

Content Area Reading and Writing K-5

3

EDU

4DIL

Student Teaching Seminar

1

EDU

435

Assessment of Reading K-5

3

 

 

 

 

EDU

460

Apprenticeship for Teaching Field Experiences

3

 

 

 

 

**EDU

437

Methods and Materials for Early Childhood Education

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

13

 

Total Hours Required

119

     * Special Elective

  ** Add-on courses for certification in Early Childhood Education

  **   EDU 436 Curriculum for Early Childhood Education.  3 credit hours (already Included)

**   EDU 437 Methods and Materials for Early Childhood, 3 credit hours (This course will be offered in summer for students desiring to add-on certification in Early Childhood Education).

*** Special Electives to prepare students for the Praxis I Series - Core Academic Skills Assessment in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics

 1-hour accelerated courses to be taken during Freshman and/or 

 Sophomore Years  

 *** EDU 151A/B - Reading and Writing in Mathematics

 *** EDU 152A/B - Reading in Education

 *** EDU 153A/B - Writing in Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Disability Services

The purpose of Disability Services at Allen University is to provide opportunities for equal access. If a student has a disability and they would like to be provided reasonable accommodations, it is the student’s responsibility to provide all documentation to the university at the time of registration, to receive reasonable accommodation.

 

For Disability Services Students Should Contact:

Dr. Joseph Ray, Acting Director, Counseling and Health Services

Email: jray@allenuniversity.edu

Phone: 803-376-5738

 

Allen University provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities.

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