Education Studies with Elementary Certification, P-5 B.A.

This degree emphasizes the integration of content knowledge, educational theory, and pedagogical practice within appropriate teaching contexts, leading to elementary certification. Candidates who meet the requirements for the major will complete the program below in nine terms, including completion of the pre-professional term (8th term) and Student Teaching (9th term). No other courses may be taken during the Student Teaching term. Candidates must also meet all criteria for admission into, and completion of, the Teacher Education Program (TEP), including the required admission Written Assessment and the Exit Portfolio.

Degree Requirements

A major in Education Studies with Elementary Certification, P-5, is achieved by completion of the following requirements (including portfolios), in addition to the General Education and electives required for a degree:

Required Core Courses

EDS 150Int-Ed:Think About Lrng,Tchg

1 Course Credit

EDS 215Science for Teachers

1 Course Credit

EDS 227Child Dev & School Structure

1 Course Credit

EDS 335Integrated Curr I

1 Course Credit

EDS 340Stdts with Spec Needs P-5 & Mi

1 Course Credit

EDS 346Literacy in the Content Area

1 Course Credit

EDS 347Literacy: Primary, P-3

1 Course Credit

EDS 349Education and Culture

1 Course Credit

EDS 435Integrated Curriculum II

1.5 Course Credits

EDS 355 or EDS 395EExperiences in Alternative Settings

1 Course Credit

Required Professional Year Courses

EDS 440Integrated Curriculum III

1.5 Course Credits

EDS 487Elementary Student Teaching

3 Course Credits

EDS 488Elem Student Teaching Seminar

1 Course Credit

Note: The Pre-Professional term course EDS 440 is structured to take place in the Spring term (generally a student’s 8th term). The Professional term courses EDS 487 and EDS 488 are structured to take place in the Fall term (generally a student’s 9th term).

Required Collateral Courses

MAT 201Found/Tchg Elementary Math I

1 Course Credit

MAT 202Found/Tchg of Elem Math II

1 Course Credit

 

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