Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: ELME-BSED


 

Elementary Education Major, B.S.E.D.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (29-33 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
Mathematics Course 3-4 GEOS 1012 - Introduction to Cultural Geography                                          3
Natural Science Course 4 Natural Science Course 4

Oral Communication Course

3

PSCI 1110 - Introduction to Political Science  or

PSCI 1120 - Introduction to American Government  

 

3

CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam *                         

0-3

ANTH 1240 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  or

SOCI 1020 - Introduction to Sociology  or

SOCI 2020 - Social Problems  or

 

3

Fall Total 13-17 Spring Total 16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (33 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MATH 1410 - Number Concepts and Algebraic Structure   3 HDAL 2310 - Developmental Psychology   3
Literature Course 3 Humanities Course 3

 

Fine Arts Course

 

3

ECON 1050 - Economics and Society  or

ECON 2210 - Principles of Macroeconomics  

 

3

HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
SPED 2300 - Exceptional Learners in Schools and Communities   3 MATH 1420 - Geometry Concepts for Teachers                  3

EDFN 2400 - Foundations for the Profession of Teaching   

3

Must have passing ACT/SAT or Praxis scores. 

GPA 2.75 or higher.

 
Fall Total 18 Spring Total 15

 

JUNIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EDFN 3301 - Issues in Education   3 MEDA 3570 - Educational Technology   2
EDFN 3310 - Educational Psychology  (Offered Fall only) ** 3 READ 4026 - Assessment and Enhancement of Literacy   3
READ 3050 - Foundations of Literacy  (Offered Fall only) ** 3 CUAI 3500 - Elementary Instructional Management  (Offered Spring only) ** 2
READ 3200 - Teaching Writing and Language Arts in the Elementary School   3 CUAI 3510 - Planning and Assessing for Student Learning                 1
Upper Division CUAI, MEDA, READ or SCED Elective Course 3 READ 3150 - Elementary Reading with Differentiation  (Offered Spring only) ** 3
    SCED 3320 - Integrated STEM for Elementary Educators   3
** Courses may have a required field hour component.      
Students are encouraged to begin preparing, registered for,
taking, and providing passing Praxis exam scores to the CC.
  Some courses may be in an online format.   
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 14

 

SUMMER TERM (1 credit)
Summer Semester Credits
CUAI 4560 - Pre-Residency The First Six Weeks of School   1
50 field hours late July - early August required.  
Summer Total 1

 

SENIOR YEAR (28 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CUAI 4210 - Integrated Elementary Language Arts   3 Winter Session: CUAI 4561 - Mid-Residency Transition   1
CUAI 4241 - Residency I Elementary Clinical Field   3 CUAI 4590 - Residency II Clinical Experience for Elementary Grades   9
CUAI 4310 - Integrated Elementary Mathematics   3 CUAI 4591 - Residency II Elementary Seminar   3
CUAI 4220 - Social Studies Education in a Multicultural Society   3    
SCED 4321 - Integrated Elementary Science   3    
135 field hours required.    15 weeks full time in field.  
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 13

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.