Program Requirements

General Education: 30 hours

Professional and Pedagogical Studies: 29 hours

EDUC 205 Preparing the Elementary Environment
EDUC 220 Foundations of Education
EDUC 257 Psychology and Development of the Learner
EDUC 283 Fundamentals of Special Education
EDUC 398 Fieldwork I
EDUC 399 Fieldwork II
EDUC 485 Professional Practicum
EDUC 492 Student Teaching

Content Studies: 51 hours

EDUC 210 Instructional Technologies for Teaching and Learning
EDUC 226 Health, Nutrition, and Safety
EDUC 330 Exploration of Learning Creative Arts
EDUC 358 Nature of Learners with Special Needs
EDUC 375 Content and Learning Through the Language Arts
EDUC 378 Children’s Literature Across the Curriculum
EDUC 380 Teaching Effective Reading and Writing Methods
EDUC 403 Connecting the Home, School, and Community
EDUC 405 Classroom Management
EDUC 421 Science for All Learners
EDUC 428 Content and Learning Social Studies
EDUC 450 Intervention Strategies for Learners with Special Needs
EDUC 451 Assessment and Evaluation in SPED and Elementary Education
EDUC 457 Teaching Mathematics for Elementary Education: Number Sense and Operation
EDUC 458 Teaching Mathematics for Elementary Education: Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis
EDUC 459 Integrated Curriculum and Instruction
EDUC 463 Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis, and Intervention

Electives: 10 hours

Total Degree Requirements: 120 hours

Students completing the Elementary/Special Education non-degree certification program are not required to complete General Education courses and one of the field experience courses.