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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Click the Image to Contact Dr. Mary Steltz 

Chair, Education Department

 

Elementary Education (Grades 2-5)

Plan of Study

B. S. Degree -120 Hours

Semester

Credit Hours

Freshman Year / Fall Semester

(General Education Courses)***

16

ENG 101: English Composition I

3

MAT 109: Fundamentals of Mathematics

3

UNV 101: First Year Seminar

1

REL 104: Biblical Literature

3

BUS 103: Computer Literacy

3

ART 103: Art Appreciation (or)

3

MUS 103: Music Appreciation

3

Freshman Year / Spring Semester

(General Education Courses) ***

15

ENG 102: English Composition II

3

MAT 110: College Algebra

3

SSH 104: African Civilizations

3

ENG 105: Public Speaking

3

SPN 101: Spanish I (Spanish 201 if they test out of 101)

3

Sophomore Year / Fall Semester

(General Education Courses) ***

15

ENG 200: Intro. To Literature

3

BIO 110: General Biology

3

SPN 201: Spanish II

3

*PSC 102: Physical Science

3

*SSH 201: History of Civilization I

3

Sophomore Year / Spring Semester

(Induction into Teacher Education Program) ***

14

PSY 206: Intro to Psychology   or   SOC 201: Principles of Sociology

3

EDU 150: Introduction to Professional Teaching

2

*SSH 202: History of Civilization II 

3

EDU 230: Human Growth and Development

3

EDU 225: Foundations of Digital Media and Learning

3

Junior Year / Fall Semester

15

EDU 320: Classroom Management

3

EDU 323: Instructional Planning & Assessment

3

EDU 335: Foundations in Teaching Reading K – 5

3

EDU 336: Instructional Practices in English Language Arts

3

EDU 337: Diversity, Social Justice and the 21st Century Learner 

3

Junior Year / Spring Semester

17

EDU 332: Educational Psychology

3

EDU 331: Social Studies Education K – 5

3

EDU 330: Science and Health Education K - 5

3

EDU 338: Mathematics Education K-5

3

EDSE 330: Exceptional Child

3

EDU 201: Supporting the ENGL as Second Language Student in the Classroom

2

Senior Year / Fall Semester

15

EDU 430: Integrating the Arts K – 5

3

EDU 431: Content Area Reading and Writing K –5

3

EDU 435: Assessment of Reading K – 5

3

EDU 460: Apprenticeship for Teaching Field Experiences

3

**EDU 436: Curriculum for Early Childhood Education

3

Senior Year / Spring Semester

13

EDU 461: Clinical Practice (Internship in Teaching)

12

EDU 4D1L: Student Teaching Seminar

1

Program Total:                                                                                  

120

             *Specified Elective

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

           **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). 

         ***Electives for Praxis CORE –  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; and 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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Elementary Education (Grades 2-5)

B.S. Elementary Education

 

 Semester  Credit Hours

Freshman Year / Fall Semester

(General Education Courses)

 
 16
 ENG 101:  English Composition I
 MAT 109:  Fundamentals of Mathematics I
 UNV 101:  First Year Seminar
 REL 104:  Biblical Literature
 BUS 103:  Computer Literacy

ART 103:  Art Appreciation (or)

MUS 103:  Music Appreciation

Freshman Year / Spring Semester

(General Education Courses)

15
ENG 102:  English Composition II 3
MAT 110:  Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3
SSH 104:  African Civilizations

3

ENG 105:  Public Speaking

3

SPN 101:  Spanish I (Spanish 201 if they test out of 101)

3

Sophomore Year / Fall Semester

(General Education Courses)

15

ENG 200:  Introduction to Literature 

3

BIO 110:  General Biology 

4

SPN 201:  Spanish II 

3

***EDU 151:  Reading and Writing in Mathematics

1

***EDU 152:  Reading in Education (or)

***EDU 153:  Writing in Education

1

*SSH 201:  History of Civilization I

3

Sophomore Year / Spring Semester

(Induction into Teacher Education Program)

14

PSY  206: Intro to Psychology   or   SOC 201: Principles of Sociology

3

EDU 150: Introduction to Professional Teaching

2

EDU 230: Human Growth and Development

3

EDU 225: Foundations of Digital Media and Learning

3

EDU 323:  Instructional Planning & Assessment

 

Junior Year / Fall Semester

17

EDU 320: Classroom Management

3

EDU 201: Supporting the ENGL as Second Language Student in the Classroom

2

EDU 335: Foundations in Teaching Reading K – 5

3

EDU 336: Instructional Practices in English Language Arts

3

EDU 337: Diversity, Social Justice and the 21st Century Learner

3

EDU 330:  Science and Health Education K-5

3

Junior Year / Spring Semester

15

EDU 332: Educational Psychology

3

EDU 331: Social Studies Education K – 5

3

EDU 338: Mathematics Education K-5

3

EDSE 330: Exceptional Child

3

**EDU 436: Curriculum for Early Childhood Education

 

Senior Year / Fall Semester 

15

EDU 430: Integrating the Arts K – 5

3

EDU 431: Content Area Reading and Writing K –5

3

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

Senior Year / Spring Semester

13

EDU 461: Clinical Practice (Internship in Teaching)

12

EDU 4D1L: Student Teaching Seminar

1

Program Total:                                                                                  

120

 

                            Elementary Education (Grades 2-5)

 

                         *     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 Education.  3 credit hours

                       (This course will be offered for students desiring 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

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

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

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

 

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