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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).
|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.
|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
|M 130 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I||3|
|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)
|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.
|PHSX 105 with Lab||4|
|Gen Ed Humanities||3|
|GPHY 121 or HSTR 102||3|
|HSTA 101 or 102||3|
|NASX 105 or 205||3|
|Apply for Admission to Teacher Education Program Spring Semester.|
|EDU 495B St Teaching||9|
(Note: EDU 433 is a prerequisite
for EDU 438)
|EDSP 497 Student Teaching||9|
|Apply to Student Teach Fall Semester.
Apply to Graduate Fall Semester.
Apply for licensure Spring Semester.