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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

CatalogUndergraduateSchool of EducationELEMBS in Elementary Education with a concentration in Core Academic Studies

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in Core Academic Studies

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in Core Academic Studies 
Total Credit Hours126
Minimum of 38-40 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  Student must fulfill all requirements for admission to Teacher Education.  Grade of C or higher in all education, concentration, and major courses, including Teacher Internship.  Students must complete six hours of restricted electives with approval of department chair and advisor.    
University College Core Curriculum39
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
HEED  112    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
SPEE  200    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
MATH  123    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences48
NSCI  110  And  NSCI  120    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  SOCI  210    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
Select one from the following:  HUMN  211  Or  HUMN  212    
Global Literacy3
Select one from the following:  HIST  110  Or  HIST  120    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
EDUC  211    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab.
 
Program Requirements87
Professional Education Courses32
EDUC  210  And  EDUC  310  And  EDUC  330  And  EDUC  331  And  ENGL  300  And  ELEM  471  And  ELEM  491  And  SPED  320    
Elementary Education Major Core27
ELEM  320  And  ELEM  335  And  ELEM  400  And  ELEM  401  And  ELEM  402  And  HIST  211  Or  HIST  212  (Formal admission to Teacher Education required to enroll in ELEM 400, ELEM 401, ELEM 402)    
Core Academic Studies Concentration18
Choose two:  READ  316  Or  READ  370  Or  READ  390  Or  READ  422  And choose one sequence:  MATH 124-129 Or MATH129-130 Or MATH 130-131  And choose two:  ASTR  111  Or  ASTR  112  Or  ZOOL  200    
Major Electives4
PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140  And MATH elective.    
Other Major Requirement3
PSYC  210    
Restricted Electives3
In consultation with your advisor.    

 

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