Elementary Education / Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 50

Degree Requirements

Program: BA-ELED-E

I. Professional Education Courses for Initial Elementary (1-6) Licensure

Requirements: Fingerprint background check and attendance at Protecting All God’s Children workshop.

ELED-20000Field Experience 1: Community and School Immersion

1

ELED-24000Foundations of Instruction

3

ELED-30000Field Experience 2: Classroom Management

1

ELED-30100Educational Psychology

3

ELED-34000Methods and Content of Teaching Science, Health and Movement

3

ELED-35200Methods and Content of Teaching Mathematics

3

ELED-35300Early Reading and Writing Methodologies

3

ELED-35400Methods and Content of Teaching Social Studies

3

ELED-40000Field Experience 3: Diversity in Education

1

ELED-40900Child and Adolescent Literature

3

ELED-41000Classroom Assessment and Intervention

3

ELED-47100Content Area Literacy and Reading Strategies

3

ELED-48000Clinical Practice and Seminar: Elementary

9

ECED-33500Introduction to Linguistics and Language Development

3

EDLD-31000Foundations of Teaching English Language Learners

3

SCED-30700Educational Media Design for Effective Learning

1

-OR

SCED-30800Emerging Technologies for Education

1

SPED-30600Assistive Technology in Education

1

SPED-35700Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities

3

II. Additional requirements for Elementary Licensure

HIST-11100Survey of United States History to 1876

3

-OR

HIST-11200Survey of United States History Since 1876

3

MATH-12500Modern Algebra for Elementary School Teachers

3

MATH-13100Algebra and Number Concepts for Educators

3

MATH-14100Geometry and Measurement Concepts for Educators

3

EDLD-31000Foundations of Teaching English Language Learners

3

Science Courses (7)

PHYS-12000Integrated Science 1

3

PHYS-12100Integrated Science 1 Lab

1

-OR

BIOL-12200Integrated Science 2

3

BIOL-12300Integrated Science 2 Lab

1

PLUS one three-hour science course in addition to the group above.

III. ESL Endorsement Requirements

EDLD-32600Methods and Materials for Teaching English as a New Language

3

EDLD-41400Assessment of English Language Learners

3

EDLD-44200Cross Cultural Studies for Teachers of English Language Learners

3

59 Credit Hours Total for Bachelor of Arts Degree plus Elementary Licensure with ESL Endorsement.

IV. Advanced Writing Requirement

The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of:
ELED-47100Content Area Literacy and Reading Strategies

3

ELED-48000Clinical Practice and Seminar: Elementary

9