Courses

Courses

Be sure to refer to the Recommended Academic Plan and consult with your adviser regarding the proper sequence of courses.

Prior to the full-time student teaching experience in the senior year, candidates are expected to complete all other courses required for certification, including two field placements. On-campus courses are scheduled three or four days a week, while field experiences in nearby schools are scheduled part-time, three or four days per week.

For a B. ELED. degree in Elementary Education, a minimum of 124 credits is required.

For a B. ELED. degree in Elementary Education with Early Childhood Education Certification, a minimum of 133 credits is required.

In addition to General Education requirements (45 credits), this major requires the following:

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 93 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (75 credits) 
GEOG 040 GS;IL(3), C I 280(3), C I 295(2), EDPSY 014(3), EDTHP 115 US(3), ENGL 202A GWS(3), MATH 200 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)
EDMTH 301(3), EDSCI 454(3), EDUC 302(3), EDUC 304(3), EDUC 305(3), EDUC 315 US(3), EDUC 320(3), EDUC 352(3), EDUC 495A(1) (Sem: 5-6)
EDMTH 302(3), EDUC 303(3), EDUC 321(3), EDUC 353(3), EDUC 385(3), EDUC 490(12), EDUC 495B(1), HLTH 306(2) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (6 credits)
Select 3 credits from: ENGL 015 GWS(3) or ENGL 030 GWS(3) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits from: ECON 102 GS(3), ECON 104 GS(3), or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 9 credits from GN courses from approved list: 3 credits each (including one with a lab) from biological science, earth science, and physical science. (Sem: 1-4) 
Select 3 credits from any MATH (GQ) (Sem:1-4)