Studies in Education BS (non-teaching, with minor in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Special Education Curriculum)

This major is for persons who are not seeking licensure but wish to complete a non-teaching degree in elementary, early childhood, or special education. This is not a state-approved teacher preparation program for licensure. All candidates must meet admission requirements for teacher education.

Requirements

FE includes a Field Experience

Proof of Liability ($1 million) required annually

General Education Core — 64 hours

Major — 29 hours

ALH 2100Public School Health

3

EDU 1500Foundations of Education

2

EDU 1020Becoming a Teacher (FE-20)

1

EDU 2556Effective Classroom Environments

2

ENG 3150English Acquisition (FE-10)

3

ENG 3180Language and Literacy (FE-20)

3

ENG 3750Children's Literature

3

MAT 1055College Algebra

3

 

PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

or

PHL 3070Ethics

3

 

PSY 2500Human Growth and Cognition

3

PSY 3411Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

3

Minor (Choose one)

Elementary Curriculum — 19 hours

EDU 2350Elementary Curriculum and Instruction (FE-20)

3

EDU 4130Reading and Writing (FE-20)

3

MAT 1070Mathematical Ideas and Reasoning

3

SOC 3270Education in an Urban Culture (FE-10)

3

Electives

7

Special Education Curriculum — 19 hours

SED 3060Behavior Management Strategies for Students with Disabilities (FE-10)

3

SED 3070Technology Integration for Effective Intervention Strategies (K-8) (FE-10)

3

SED 3100Concepts of Assessment for the Special Education Interventionist (K-8)

3

SED 3400Methods of Intervention for Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities (FE-10)

3

SED 3450Collaboration Skills and Resources for Effective Special Education Intervention Programs (K-8) (FE-10)

3

Electives

4

Early Childhood Curriculum — 21 hours

ECE 2000Learning through Play and Creative Expression in the Early Grades (FE-12)

3

ECE 2200Caring for Infants and Toddlers (FE-12)

3

ECE 3100Early Childhood Math and Science Methods (FE-12)

3

ECE 3200Early Childhood Language Arts and Social Studies (FE-12)

3

ECE 3310Early Childhood Reading and Writing across the Curriculum (FE-12)

3

Electives

7

Total Credit Hours: 112-114