2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Science in Education
Elementary Education/Special Education
(P-12) Double Major

This program leads to licensure in teaching at the elementary school level (K-8) and an endorsement to teach special education (P-12).  This double major requires the completion of the basic courses required in regular Broadfield Major in Elementary Education and the additional courses required to qualify for a Special Education Major (P-12).

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements
General Education requirements are in place effective with this catalog.  Appropriate general education programs as per catalogs predating General Education will be accepted.
See requirements for Broadfield Elementary Education major on page 266.
31
Additional Courses for Elementary Education/Special Education
ARTZ 102 Fundamentals of Art for Elementary Teachers 2
*GPHY 121 Human Geography
   OR *HSTR 102 Western Civilization II
3
M 130 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I 3
Total 8
Professional Education Core - Elementary
EDSP 204 Introduction to Teaching Exceptional Learners 3
EDU 200 Introduction to Education 3
EDU 220 Human Growth and Development 3
EDU 221 Educational Psychology and Measurement 3
EDU 353 Junior Field Experience 2
EDU 381 Curriculum Theory and Design 3
EDU 406 Philosophical, Legal and Ethical Issues in Education 3
EDU 495B Student Teaching:  K-8 12
HTH 101 Opportunities in the Health Professions 3
Total Professional Education Core Credits 35
Required Elementary Courses
EDU 270 Instructional Technology 3
EDU 397A Methods:  K-8 Language Arts 4
EDU 397B Methods:  K-8 Social Studies 3
EDU 397C Methods:  K-8 Mathematics 3
EDU 397D Methods:  K-8 Science 3
EDU 397E Methods:  K-8 Art 3
EDU 397F Methods:  K-8 Music 3
EDU 397K Education Methods:  Health Enhancement Strategies in the Elementary School K-8 3
EDU 433 Reflective Practices in Teaching Reading 4
Total Elementary Education Required credits 29
Required Special Education Courses
EDSP 301 Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities 3
EDSP 302 Teaching Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders 3
EDSP 303 Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities 3
EDSP 402 Individualizing Curriculum 3
EDSP 404 Teaching Special Populations 2
EDSP 405 Assessment of Students with Exceptionalities 3
EDSP 461 Positive Behavior Supports 3
EDSP 462 Special Education Law, Policy and Practices 3
EDSP 497 Education Methods:  Special Education 9
EDU 438 Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis and Instruction
(Note:  EDU 433 is a prerequisite for EDU 438)
3
Total Special Education Required credits 35
Total minimum credits required for double major 103
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Total minimum credits required for degree with double major 138

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Science in Education
Elementary Education/ Special Education (P-12) Double Major
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the double major of Elementary Education and Special Education.  Due to course changes and staff assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly.  Students should consult with their faculty advisors to plan classes before registering each semester.

First Year F S
ARTZ 102   2
WRIT 101 3  
EDU 200 3  
COMX 111 3  
PSCI 210 3  
HSTR 102   3
M 130 3  
M 131   3
MUSI 101   3
PHSX 105 with Lab   4
Gen Ed Humanities 3  
EDSP 204   3
Totals 18 18
Second Year F S
BIOB 101 3  
EDU 220 3  
EDU 221   3
WRIT 201 3  
GPHY 121 or HSTR 102   3
HTH 101 3  
HSTA 101 or 102   3
NASX 105 or 205   3
EDSP 301 3  
EDSP 302   3
EDSP 303   3
Totals 15 18
Apply for Admission to Teacher Education Program Spring Semester.
Third Year F S
EDU 381 3  
EDU 397A 4  
EDU 397B 3  
EDU 397C   3
EDU 397D   3
EDU 353   2
EDU 397K   3
EDU 433 4  
EDSP 461   3
EDSP 462   3
EDSP 405 3  
EDSP 404 2  
Totals 19 17
Fourth Year F S
EDU 397E 3  
EDU 397F 2  
EDU 406 3  
EDU 495B St Teaching   9
EDU 438
(Note:  EDU 433 is a prerequisite
for EDU 438)
3  
EDSP 402 3  
EDSP 497 Student Teaching   9
Totals 14 18
Apply to Student Teach Fall Semester.
Apply to Graduate Fall Semester.
Apply for licensure Spring Semester.

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