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