Academic Programs - Elementary

 

Undergraduate Programs
Elementary Education

 


 

General Education Requirements:

English / Communications

WRT 101

Composition

3

COM 101

Public Speaking

3

Math

See Gen.Ed. catalog for courses

3

Fine Arts/Literature

3 credits Fine Arts, 3 credits Literature

6

Foreign Language

See Gen. Ed. catalog for courses, or academic semester abroad

6

Letters

HIS 141
or
HIS 142

History of U.S. to 1877
or
History of U.S. since 1877

3

AND 3 credits NOT in History

3

Natural Sciences

One Lab Science and one different Science

6

Social Sciences

PSY 113

General Psychology

3

AND one non Psychology course

3

Professional Curriculum Requirements Prior to Admission:

Course 

Title

Credit

PSY 232 or
HDF 200

Dev. Psychology
or
Life Span Development

3

EDC 250

Pre-professional Field Experience

1

EDC 102 or 
EDC 360

Intro. to American Education
or
Foundations of American Education
(take concurrently with EDC 250 if possible)

3

After Admission and In Sequence:

Course 

Title

Credit

EDC 312

Psychology of Learning 
(take after EDC 250 and Foundations)

3

EDC 424

Teaching of Reading

3

EDC 453

Individual Differences

3

EDC 454

Individual Differences (field component)

1

HDF 302 or 
EDC 425

Children's Literature 
or 
Use of Trade Books in the Reading Program (prerequisite EDC 424)

3

EDC 452

Evaluation of Elementary Students

2

EDC 456

Mathematics Methods

2

EDC 457

Science Methods

2

EDC 455

Language Arts Methods

2

EDC 458

Social Studies Methods

2

EDC 459

Supervised Methods Practicum

2

EDC 460

Post Student Teaching Seminar

1

EDC 484

Supervised Student Teaching

11

EDC 485

Seminar in Student Teaching

3

 

Art and Science Second Major:

Minimum 30 credits in an Arts and Science B.A.  See Arts and Sciences advisor for major requirements.

 

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