2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Educational Theory and Practice, cont'd

Bachelor of Science in Education
Elementary Education/Reading Double Major
K-8; K-12 Reading Endorsement

This program leads to initial licensure in teaching (K-8) and the K-12 Reading Endorsement.  The double major requires completion of the basic courses required in regular Broadfield Major in Elementary Education along with additional courses in Reading indicated for completion of the double major.  The Reading Major provides a route to Highly Qualified Teacher status.

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/Reading
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 9
HTH 101 Opportunities in the Health Professions 3
Total 32
Elementary Education Requirements

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
26
Reading Major Requirements
EDEC 310 Child in the Family 3
EDU 330 Emergent Literacy 3
EDU 333 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
EDU 336 Cognitive and Language Development in Young Children 3
EDU 413 Developing Student Writing 3
EDU 430 Teaching Reading K-3 3
EDU 432 Literature and Literacy for Young Adults 3
EDU 435 Theories in Reading 3
EDU 438 Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis and Instruction 3
EDU 496 Clinic 3
EDU 498 Internship 3
Total 33
Note:  The clinical experience provided in the Reading Major, along with the internship, constitute the student teaching component of the major.
Restricted Electives
Select one of the following courses in consultation with an advisor.
EDU 434 Reading Round Table 3
EDU 436 Storytelling 3
Total 3
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Total credits for Double Major 142

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

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

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Science in Education
Elementary Education/ Reading Double Major
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the double major of Elementary Education and Reading.  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  
NASX 105 or 205 3  
M 130 3  
M 131   3
MUSI 101   3
GPHY 121 or HSTR 102   3
PHSX 105 with Lab   4
Gen Ed Humanities 3  
EDU 220   3
Totals 18 18
Second Year F S
BIOB 101 3  
EDU 221 3  
EDSP 204 3  
WRIT 201 3  
HTH 101 3  
HSTA 101 or 102 3  
EDU 336   3
EDU 381   3
EDU 397A   4
EDU 333   3
PSCI 210   3
Gen Ed Social Sci   3
Totals 18 19
Apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program during second year Fall semester.  Start Teacher Education Program course in second year Spring semester.
Third Year F S
EDU 397B 3  
EDU 397C 3  
EDU 397D   3
EDU 397E 3  
EDU 353   2
EDU 397K   3
EDU 433   4
EDU 330   3
EDU 413 3  
EDU 430 3  
EDEC 310   3
Reading Elective 3  
Totals 18 18
Fourth Year F S
EDU 397F  3  
EDU 406   3
EDU 435 3  
EDU 438/496 6  
EDU 432 3  
EDU 498   3
Reading Elective 3  
EDU 495B   9
Totals 18 15

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